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Ericsson Chosen by BITE Group as Supplier for 2G and 3G Mobile Systems in Lithuania and Latvia PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 12 December 2005

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Baltic mobile operator, BITE Group, has signed a contract with Ericsson for the supply of 2G and 3G mobile systems infrastructure in Lithuania and Latvia until 2008.

The contract extends the existing business partnership between Ericsson and BITE Group companies for GSM and EDGE in Lithuania to Latvia and WCDMA.

Jesper Theill Eriksen, CEO, BITE Group, said, "We are very satisfied with Ericsson's performance and happy to select them as a technology partner for future mobile services. On the basis of Ericsson's leading solutions, we look forward to offering modern and cost efficient mobile data and voice services for consumers and enterprises in Lithuania and Latvia."

Stefan Johansson, President for Ericsson Lithuania and Latvia, said, "We are proud of the trust and long-lasting relations we have built with BITE Group companies and are thrilled to take our partnership to the next level with 3G. It will be an exciting challenge for us to support BITE as they will bring advanced mobile services to Lithuania and Latvia."

Ericsson and BITE Group have built up a strong partnership over the last decade. Ericsson has previously been selected by Bit as sole supplier of a GSM Core and Radio Network (1995) and an EDGE network (2003), the first commercial EDGE network in Europe.

Ericsson is the world's leading 3G supplier, with a 35 percent market share for the GSM family, including WCDMA.

Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.

 
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