Newcomer MobilKom selects ZTE for CDMA network

16 Jan 2007

Chinese equipment vendor ZTE has been selected to build a nationwide CDMA mobile network in the Czech Republic for local radio trunking operator MobilKom, which was recently issued with a prefix code and mobile numbers by the Czech Telecoms Office (CTU) to offer services in the 410MHz-430MHz band. According to Telecompaper, work on the CDMA 1x EV-DO Rev A network will begin in early 2007, focusing on mobile data and push-to-talk (PTT) services; its network will be available to 97% of the population. MobilKom will be the fourth mobile operator in the Czech Republic. It is a joint venture between Motorola and ConnecTel, and has links to the investment firm Penta.

Czech Republic, ZTE