Espoo, Finland – Nokia and Danish operator TDC Mobile have signed a frame agreement on the supply of WCDMA 3G radio access network (RAN). Nokia also continues to supply the GSM base station subsystem (BSS) infrastructure. This is Nokia’s first WCDMA 3G network deal in Denmark, and reinforces Nokia’s strong relationship with TDC Mobile.
Under the agreement, Nokia delivers GSM base station subsystem and WCDMA 3G radio access network infrastructure. Underlining Nokia’s strength in the services field, the contract also calls for Nokia to provide an extensive range of services including implementation, project management and care, as well as replacement services. Deliveries will start in October 2005.
“Nokia is proud to announce this new phase of collaboration to enhance TDC Mobile’s delivery of 3G to the Danish market,” says Peter KÃ¼hne, Vice President, Networks, Nokia. “This is built on our joint successes with GSM infrastructure, and extends the Nokia 3G footprint in Europe. We are confident that TDC Mobile chose Nokia because of our ability to roll-out the network in rapid time while also ensuring quality of service. Rolling out 3G services in Denmark will be an important part of TDC Mobile’s continued success, and Nokia is very pleased to cement the relationship in this way.”
Nokia has been working with TDC Mobile since 1998, and has previously supplied GSM radio network equipment and GPRS systems to TDC