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Motorola wins $394M GSM contract with China Mobile

Posted: 15 Aug 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:GSM network expansion? Motorola equipment? China Mobile contract?

Motorola Inc. has secured contracts worth $394 million with China Mobile Communications Corp. (CMCC) for GSM network expansion.

Pursuant to the contracts, Motorola supplied CMCC with GSM infrastructure equipment such as its Horizon II base stations, in addition to value added services. The expanded networks are now successfully deployed across 16 provinces and municipalities, including Beijing, Tianjin, Si Chuan, Zhe Jiang, Hunan, Guangdong, Yun Nan, Fu Jian, Hu Bei, Shan Xi, Jilin, Liaoning, Jiang Xi, Anhui, Guizhou and Inner Mongolia.

According to the announcement, the network expansion and services will enable CMCC to not only grow its subscriber base, but to better manage its complex network to provide users with more attractive high-quality services, such as multimedia functionality.

"Our goal is to continue to provide China Mobile with a state-of-the-art GSM network that enlarges its network coverage, maximizes investment and delivers the best services to its customers," said Ruey-Bin Kao, president of Motorola China.

Li Yue, executive VP of CMCC, said, "As China Mobile strives to create quality of excellence, Motorola, with its advanced technologies and services, has been involved in building high-performance and cost efficient infrastructure networks for CMCC."

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