Hutchison India awards a major GSM network expansion deal to Nokia

Thursday 17 June 2004 10:34 CET | News

Nokia and Hutchison India have concluded a new agreement on the supply of Nokias mobile switching and GSM radio network to meet the growing demand in India for high-quality mobile phone services. Nokia will now supply GSM equipment to nine of Hutchison Indias 13 "circles", making it the largest network vendor for the Indian operator. Under the agreement, Nokia will deploy switching equipment and high-capacity GSM radio networks to enhance Hutchisons existing GSM networks in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka states and in the city of Chennai. Nokia will also supply GSM radio networks to Hutchisons new circles in West Bengal and western Uttar Pradesh. Switching equipment for West Bengal is also a part of the deal. Under this agreement, Nokia will continue supplying to Hutchison complete GSM network systems in Gujarat, as well as GSM radio networks in Rajasthan, Haryana, and eastern Uttar Pradesh. The equipment Nokia is supplying is upgradeable to EDGE to support high-speed data applications.

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