Nokia signs turnkey deal with Telenor in Pakistan

Monday 12 July 2004 18:45 CET | News

Nokia has signed a turnkey deal with Telenor Pakistan Pvt. Ltd. (TPP), a 100% owned subsidiary of Telenor A/S, to build and operate its GSM radio network.

Under phase 1 of this three year frame agreement TPP becomes a new customer for Nokia in Pakistan. The Nokia supplied part of the network will initially cover Central and Northern Punjab. Deliveries of the Nokia GSM base station subsystem (BSS) will start immediately and the network will be operational by second quarter 2005. Under the agreement Nokia will supply its complete GSM base station subsystem that can be smoothly upgraded to 3G WCDMA. In addition Nokia will provide turnkey implementation of the network, including site acquisition, civil works, network planning, implementation and project management for fast quality ramp-up of the solution. Nokia will also operate the BSS part of its network. Nokia will establish the network operations to ensure the timely launch of the quality network. Nokia Care services, including software maintenance, emergency support and hardware services as well as training will help keep the network running at peak performance. The services will be provided using Nokia NetAct (TM), the only fully-featured, multi-vendor, multi-technology operations support system on a single platform.

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