Friday, January 20, 2006

Nokia supplies WCDMA 3G network technology in Philippines

Finnish telecomms solutions provider Nokia said on Wednesday (18 January) that the Philippine wireless service provider Smart Communications Inc (SMART) and its sole network supplier Nokia have signed an agreement for the supply of WCDMA 3G network technology.

As part of the agreement, Nokia will deliver a WCDMA 3G radio network including the Nokia High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) solution, a 3G upgrade to the existing circuit and packet switched networks, and related services.

The network would enable Smart to offer its customers 3G services such as video streaming and high quality broadband mobile data services, Nokia added.

No financial information was provided.


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