SMARTS gets Alcatel EDGE

13 Aug 2004

Russian GSM operator SMARTS has selected Alcatel to deploy an EDGE network in the city of Samara, covering a population of more than one million people. Alcatel will deliver its Evolium 900MHz and 1800MHz base stations in a phased rollout programme, with the first stage due to be completed by the third quarter of 2004, and the last in Q1 2005. EDGE will be available commercially from the fourth quarter of this year.

Russia, SMARTS Group