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Kalimat Telecom launches 3.5G network

6 Jun 2008

Iraqi fixed wireless operator Kalimat Telecom, owned by Trade Links Middle East, has reportedly launched a 3.5G national telecom network in Iraq under the brand name Kalimat with an introductory promotional offer, Telecompaper reports. Kalimat Telecom, which has a ten-year licence to operate a fixed wireless network in Iraq, awarded a USD275 million infrastructure contract to Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies in August 2007. Huawei is installing CDMA base stations and creating an all-IP network infrastructure for the company.

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