Nokia wins USD150 million GSM/GPRS expansion contract with Henan MCC

6 Jul 2006

Nokia and Henan Mobile Communication (Henan MCC), a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile (HK), have signed a deal worth USD150 million to expand GSM and GPRS networks in the Henan province in the central part of China. The deal is the eleventh expansion of Henan MCC’s network and will significantly enhance network coverage and capacity in the province, especially in rural areas. Under the agreement, Nokia will supply GSM/GPRS radio and core network equipment, including its MSC Server mobile softswitch. Deliveries will start immediately and the network will be operational by the end of September 2006.

China, China Mobile