Nokia wins $43m deal in China

James Middleton

October 30, 2006

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Nokia wins $43m deal in China

The world’s leading mobile manufacturer, Nokia, has won a $43m network expansion contract from China Mobile Group, ZheJiang.

The Finnish manufacturer said it will supply its radio and core network to boost GSM coverage in both urban and rural areas of the Zhejiang province. It will also focus on other network software and technology, the firm said.

In a statement, Nokia said it will also supply its multivendor, multitechnology Nokia NetAct network and service management system, including Nokia NetAct Traffica. In addition, Nokia will provide ZheJiang with network planning, implementation, and integration services. The deliveries have already started, Nokia said.

James Lin, vice president of networks for Nokia China said: “We are confident that Nokia’s… end-to-end solutions and professional services will enable ZheJiang to have a GSM network that meets the increasing need for coverage and capacity in the province and will be able to bear the traffic peak also during the festival season.”

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