NSN expands 3 Ireland's mobile network to HSPA in coverage and capacity. It will also expand Telekom Srpske (Bosnia -Herzegovina) 's GSM network. NSN will deploy Juniper's MX-series Ethernet Routers and EX-series Ethernet switches for VOO (Belgium). It will provide DoCoMo with core network technology for its next-generation mobile network. It won a contract with Vivatel (Bulgaria) to provide it an IMS platform. Tunisiana has selected its GPRS core offer.
Aircom International is supplying its Asset network planning tool to Mobinil (Egypt).
ALU has been awarded by Royal DSM N.V, a 4-year contract to provide a managed IP solution. It will deploy a commercial WiMAX Rev-e network in Armenia for iCON Communications, and in Italy for ARIA. It has been selected by Australian ISP AAPT to expand its network and portfolio of business services. Japanese Operator Willcom has selected its IP router portfolio. Hub Telecom (France) has also selected ALU for an IMS solution. ALU has been awarded a contract extension by BT to manage most of its legacy networks serving Global Services customers. ALU will take over some 500 jobs from BT in the UK.
Ericsson has been appointed to manage Bangla Trac' s switching network (Bangladesh). It will supply Indonesian Axis a GSM/EDGE and WCDMA network, and a new GSM network to Cellcom (Guinea).
China is to invest $50m in building an optical fiber network in Guine Bissau, spanning from north to south.
Huawei has signed a new contract with Zamtel (Zambia) for building a countrywide fiber optic backbone. It has been selected by Telefonica to provide a UMTS network for O2 now and to upgrade its own 2G network from 2010 onwards. It will provide a 40Gbit/s network to Telefonica in Spain.
Huawei won around 26% of China Telecom' s CDMA orders, while ZTE got 23%, ALU 19%, Motorola 16% and Nortel 14%.
UTStarcom has secured a $61m order from BSNL to expand its broadband network with 1.1m in additional capacity and speeds 30 times faster than currently.
ZTE sign a $400m agreement with Ethiopia for the provision of 15m mobile lines. It has been contracted by Chinguitel to help build a 2.5GHz mobile WiMAX network in Mauritania. It will provide 10m mobile phones to Vodafone.
Ciena has deployed its Carrier Ethernet Service Delivery Switches in the XO' s metropolitan networks.
Nokia will provide its Ovi mobile content platform to Orascom Telecom.
Cisco has been selected by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT) of Jordan for setting up a national IP Next-Generation broadband network.
Amdocs has been selected by Vodafone for delivering OSSs systems in Europe.