Singapores M1 gears up with Nokia for 3G expansion

Thursday 10 June 2004 09:09 CET | News

Mobile operator M1 of Singapore has awarded Nokia a contract under the existing frame agreement to supply equipment and services for the third phase of its WCDMA 3G network rollout.

This marks another important milestone in reaching island-wide coverage for M1s expected launch of 3G in Singapore. Deliveries for Phase 3 of WCDMA 3G start immediately and the network launch is planned for the second half 2004. Under the contract for Phase 3, Nokia will supply a full turnkey scope of work covering WCDMA equipment and services. The equipment includes Radio Network Controllers, WCDMA Indoor Supreme Base Stations, Outdoor Supreme BaseStations, TripleMode Base Stations and MetroSite Base Stations for both macro and indoor sites, circuit core expansion. In addition, Nokia will provide project management, implementation and network optimization consultancy for fast quality ramp-up of the 3G solution. The services will be provided using Nokia NetActä, the only fully-featured, multi-vendor, multi-technology operations support system on a single platform.

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