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Nokia Selected as WCDMA 3G Supplier by Cosmote in Greece PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 February 2006

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Nokia and Greek mobile operator Cosmote have signed an agreement for the supply of WCDMA 3G radio network. With this 3G deal Nokia, a long-term GSM infrastucture supplier to Cosmote, further cements its role in the development of Cosmote's mobile networks in Greece and elsewhere in the Balkans.

Under the agreement, Nokia delivers WCDMA 3G radio access network infrastructure, and an extensive range of services including delivery, implementation, project management and care, as well as other support services. The system continues to be supported by the unique multitechnology Nokia NetAct(TM) solution, which supports both 2G and 3G networks. Deliveries will start immediately.

"Nokia's strong commitment to our business success and their continued dedication in providing high quality services were the decisive criteria in selecting Nokia as our 3G radio network supplier," says Mr. Evangelos Martigopoulos, CEO and Managing Director, Cosmote. "We are confident that Nokia's continuous support and world class technology will help us in building out and operating our 3G network efficiently."

"Nokia is delighted to enter into a new phase of collaboration with Cosmote as they are expanding their 3G service in the Greek market," says Pekka Uusimaa, Country Director, Networks, Nokia Hellas. "This agreement is built on our joint successes with Cosmote's GSM infrastructure, and further strengthens our leadership in 3G."

Nokia has been Cosmote's main GSM system supplier since 1997, providing network solutions for radio access, and circuit and packet core.

 
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