Nokia Siemens Networks wins big in China

26 Feb 2009

Telecoms equipment manufacturer Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has announced that it has won orders worth RMB7.6 billion (USD1.11 billion) from China Mobile and China Unicom for 2G and 3G network equipment and services. Under the framework agreements NSN will roll out W-CDMA networks for China Unicom in eleven provinces across China. In addition, it will provide China Mobile with TD-SCDMA and GSM network equipment. The framework agreements were key items on the agenda of the China-Europe Purchasing Delegation currently visiting Germany. Commenting on the signing of the agreement was Zhang Zhiqiang, head of Greater China Region at NSN, ‘We have always played a key role in the development of China’s telecom sector. With the country gearing up for the launch of 3G services, we are once again in a competitive position to leverage our experience across both W-CDMA and TD-SCDMA technologies and roll-out services to support the plans of Chinese operators.’