Guangdong Mobile contracts Ericsson for GSM expansion

13 Dec 2004

Chinese cellco Guangdong Mobile Communications Corporation has signed a contract with Swedish equipment supplier Ericsson for the expansion of its GSM network in Guangdong province. Delivery of the equipment has already begun, and will be completed by 31 March 2005, giving the cellco capacity for 54 million subscribers. The deal is worth around USD805 million.