Indigo contracts ZTE for 3G network

14 Nov 2005

Mobile operator Indigo Tajikistan has signed a deal with Chinese equipment supplier ZTE Corp to roll out a W-CDMA network. Under the terms of the contract, ZTE will deliver a complete W-CDMA system based on UMTS R4 technology, as well as providing W-CDMA handsets. The deal is the first of its kind for ZTE in central Asia. Indigo, which is owned by American multinational carrier MCT, said that the new network – which will initially serve 10,000 subscribers and enable it to offer services including streaming media, high-speed wireless internet access and video calling – will be launched in early 2006.

Tajikistan, Tcell