INDOSAT Selects Ericsson for Network Migration Contract

5/26/2004 - PT INDOSAT, one of the biggest Indonesian operators has selected Ericsson to seamlessly integrate their two GSM networks, as well as expand network capacity and improve quality within Jakarta - Indonesia, and surrounding areas. The contract has a value of USD 120 million. As the telecom solutions partner, Ericsson is delivering the total deployment project.

Ericsson's expertise in network design, deployment and network integration will assist the process of transition into multimedia services through EDGE technology. In line with this project, Ericsson also provides high-level support and lifecycle management services.

In this turn-key project, Ericsson will supply infrastructure products, including upgrade of the core network, radio access and transmission equipment, as well as managing, implementing and optimizing the Indosat's cellular network integration.

"We are honored to be selected by INDOSAT as their partner," said Mitch Lewis, President Director PT Ericsson Indonesia. "The emphasis that INDOSAT places on network quality makes this a challenging project and we look forward to working closely with them".

Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.

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