NII Holdings renews confidence in Astellia with major next generation extension contract
FRANCE – September 27, 2012 – Astellia, a leading provider of monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS, announced today that its contract with NII Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: NIHD] was extended to NII’s recently launched next generation network in Mexico, operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America. Astellia’s contract will also extend to NII’s next generation network in Brazil, which is planned to launch by the end of 2012. NII expects to use Astellia’s end-to-end probe-based solution throughout all of its next generation wireless networks in Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru. The Astellia solution aims to provide NII with a deeper understanding of the dependency among network equipment, subscribers, mobile devices and voice and data services.
Astellia partners with more than 180 worldwide telecom operators. Headquartered in France, Astellia has offices in Paris, New York, Reston, Singapore, Beirut, Rio de Janeiro, Prague, Saint Petersburg, Pretoria and New Delhi.
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NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston, Va., is a provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in Latin America. NII Holdings, operating under the Nextel brand in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, offers fully integrated wireless communications tools with digital cellular voice services, data services, wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect® and International Direct ConnectSM, a digital two-way radio. NII Holdings, a Fortune 500 and Barron’s 500 company, trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD. Visit the company’s website at www.nii.com
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