Ericsson awarded EDGE contract

30 Mar 2004

Swisscom Mobile has awarded Ericsson a deal valued at approximately USD80 million to supplement its WCDMA network with EDGE technology. Swisscom is using the contract as a short-term solution for achieving nationwide mobile broadband coverage for its subscribers. Ericsson is also the sole contractor for Swisscom’s WCDMA network, the rollout of which is continuing apace, with services due to be launched by the end of the year.