Icelandic fixed and mobile telco Siminn has launched the country’s first 3G network to the capital, Rejavik. Siminn aims to have the network reach at least 60% of the Icelandic population over the next two and a half years.
Ericsson was selected on a turnkey basis to plan, deploy and integrate the W-CDMA/HSPA network. Under the terms of the contract, Ericsson was the sole supplier of the 3G radio and core network, as well as transmission equipment. The deal also included network design, deployment and integration services, network review and knowledge transfer.