Finnish telecomms infrastructure company, Nokia Siemens Networks, said on Monday (24 March) that it has signed a contract with PT Hutchison CP Telecommunications to strengthen HCPT’s GSM/WCDMA network coverage in the islands of Java and Sumatra, and roll out GSM core networks in Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
Under the new contract, Nokia Siemens Networks is commissioned to broaden HCPT’s network coverage in both islands, including network planning and implementation of another 2,800 base stations, Release 4 mobile softswitch and Media Gateways.
Nokia Siemens Networks will also continue with its project management role and provide network management services. The company has also been appointed to install the core networks for HCPT in Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
Nokia Siemens Networks will start to deliver its solutions and services on April 2008 and will continue to work with HCPT to accommodate major expansion plans over the next 3 years across all the islands.