Telkomsel contracts Siemens for USD70 million expansion

21 Oct 2005

Indonesian cellco Telkomsel has contracted Siemens to expand its network capacity in a EUR70 million deal. Under the agreement, Siemens – through its Siemens Communications (Com) unit – will supply Telkomsel with products and systems for its mobile switching system, enabling the mobile operator to increase the capacity of its network and allow it to prepare for a 2006 upgrade to UMTS.