Ericsson delivers 3G/HSPA for Indosat in Indonesia
PT Indosat (Indosat) has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to deliver a 3G/WCDMA network in Indonesia. This agreement includes providing a higher data rates and enhance end-user experience through High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA).
Under this full turnkey agreement, Ericsson will provide Indosat with the radio and core networks, including network design, deployment, integration, performance and improvement of its WCDMA network covering Jakarta and surrounding areas as well as West Java, Central Java and Yogyakarta.
Enhancing its network with HSPA will enable Indosat to offer appealing mobile services with data speeds of up to 3.6Mbps, allowing it to offer true mobile broadband, mobile video and other multimedia services to its customers.
Kaizad B. Heerjee, Deputy President Director of Indosat, says, "Through the launching of the next generation 3G services, we intend to bring a whole new meaning to broadband services in Indonesia. To do so, we need to have a partner who can meet that challenge and support us to introduce the latest and range of attractive mobile services to our customers in Indonesia"
Bengt Thornberg, President of Ericsson Indonesia, says "Ericsson is determined to provide the best in class network infrastructure and perceived as a responsive business partner. Ericsson is committed to support Indosat in taking the next step of offering its customers in the country. This contract further highlights our leading position in 3G/WCDMA and HSPA."
Ericsson is the main supplier to more than 50 percent of all commercially launched WCDMA networks and is powering 38 commercially launched HSPA mobile broadband networks on all continents
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