Unifon chooses Ericsson for GSM expansion

18 Mar 2004

Swedish equipment vendor Ericsson has secured a contract to expand and upgrade Argentinian cellco Unifon’s GSM network to provide countrywide coverage. The agreement with Telefónica’s local unit includes the supply of EDGE-enabled GSM/GPRS 850MHz and 1900MHz equipment, transmission equipment and a five-year deal to provide backup for hardware and software on Unifon’s TDMA and GSM networks.