Indosat awards W-CDMA/HSPA contract to Nokia

29 Nov 2006

Nokia has won a W-CDMA/HSPA network and managed services contract with Indonesian operator Indosat, which owns local mobile services provider Satelindo, the vendor said in a statement. The pair have extended their cooperation agreement, signing a deall that will enable Indosat to offer 3G and wireless broadband services across the country. Nokia will provide turnkey services, including civil works, network planning, implementation and integration of the network. It will also install a core radio network, including the modular, high capacity Nokia Flexi W-CDMA base station in East Java, Bali, Sumatra and Batam. Nokia 3G devices are also being delivered as part of the contract. Deliveries have started and the network will be ready for a launch later this month.