Nokia has signed an agreement with Jiangxi Mobile Communications Corporations (Jiangxi MCC), a subsidiary of China Mobile (CMCC), worth more than US$60 million for the next phase of its GSM network expansion.
Under this extension of an existing agreement, Nokia will supply the latest core and radio network equipment as well as implementation, optimization, and care services. Under the agreement, Nokia will supply its GSM core and radio-access network infrastructure. In addition to network equipment, Nokia will provide the Nokia NetAct network and service management system, network planning, installation, and project management for efficient network ramp-up, as well as radio network optimization services for enhancing network quality. A wide range of care services, including software maintenance, will help maintain the competitiveness of the network.
Deliveries have already begun with the aim of bringing the new capacity into use as soon as possible.