Ericsson to supply Telekom Srbija with 3G WCDMA network
Ericsson and Serbian operator, Telekom Srbija, have signed the first contract on the Serbian market for supply and implementation of a 3G network with HSPA functionality and associated services. This 3G network will be connected to Telekom Srbija's existing core network, also supplied by Ericsson
The contract is the result of a successful Ericsson 3G network trial in Serbia and deliveries will commence immediately. With this contract, Telekom Srbija will be the first to implement a commercial 3G network in Serbia and will be able to offer advanced multimedia and mobile broadband services in the market.
Vladimir Lucic, Director Mobile Division, Telekom Srbija, said: "Ericsson and Telekom Srbija are long-term partners and this contract is a further recognition of our successful cooperation. We are very proud to be the first in the market to offer commercial 3G services."
Bo Andersson, President, Ericsson Serbia, said: "Ericsson is honored to have been selected by Telekom Srbija for the supply of the first commercial 3G network in the Serbian market. With this contract, Ericsson further strengthens its good partnership with Telekom Srbija. With our solutions, Telekom Srbija will be able to offer its customers state-of-the-art commercial 3G services."
As of October 2006, Ericsson is powering 30 commercially launched HSPA networks around the world. Of the 109 commercial WCDMA networks worldwide, Ericsson is a supplier to 60.