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Huawei expands HSPA contract with Japan's EMOBILE

Posted: 26 Sep 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:network expansion? Japan HSPA? 3G?

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd has secured a network expansion contract with Japan's EMOBILE, following the commercial launch of the country's first IP-based HSDPA radio access network.

Under the new agreement, the Chinese network provider will equip EMOBILE with advanced High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) technologies and expand the network to cover vicinity of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. More than 2,300 distributed Node Bs will be deployed, including the indoor distributed base station system which will provide EMOBILE with large-scale coverage in Tokyo's subway and business areas.

"Being a global mainstream vendor in the communication field, Huawei can supply us with high quality products which meet the requirements of the Japanese market," stated Eric Gan, representative director, president and COO of EMOBILE. "Huawei's ALL-IP mobile broadband solution provides us with outdoor and indoor coverage and enables us to deliver innovative services to our customers so that we remain the leading provider of high-speed data services in Japan."

"We are glad to support EMOBILE in building the first ALL-IP mobile broadband network in Japan," said Yan Lida, president of Huawei Japan. "We are focused on creating a customized high quality network for EMOBILE to help it better serve its customers."

Huawei has been working with EMOBILE since July 2006 when EMOBILE selected Huawei as the key partner for its 3G network constructionthe first IP-based HSPA network in Japan. In phase one, Huawei has deployed a HSPA network with over 1,000 Node Bs for EMOBILE, covering major cities in Japan including Hiroshima and Sapporo.

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