Ericsson and Heilongjiang Mobile Communication Company (Heilongjiang Mobile) have signed three key contracts, marking a new milestone for the development of the Heilongjiang telecommunication industry and closer cooperation between
Heilongjiang Mobile and Ericsson.
Ericsson will provide Heilongjiang Mobile with equipment and services for its fifth GSM network expansion, as well as the first pre-pay system for the province, and an IP Backbone network. The GSM expansion project is to be completed by the end of this year. Ericsson will provide full support for supply, technology and service through Beijing Ericsson Mobile Communications
Co. Ltd., and Heilongjiang Ericsson Technology Co. Ltd.
The project for the IP backbone network will cover 13 cities in the province and is expected to be completed by the end of this year. Ericsson will provide its AXI 520 and AXI 520-4 core routers for the advanced IP backbone network
and complete solutions for the broadband IP backbone network. When the project is completed, Heilongjiang Mobile will be able to provide highly efficient and reliable services for GPRS end-users and Internet service providers.
"The seven years we have been cooperating with Ericsson have witnessed the growth and development of mobile communications in Heilongjiang," said Mr. Wei Chunhui, Vice General Manager of Heilongjiang Mobile Communications Company. "We teamed up to lay a solid foundation of information industry in the province. The cooperation we are announcing today will bring better and more efficient services to users."
"Ericsson is very pleased to be providing solutions and supporting services that help Heilongjiang Mobile further improve their network and help build the advanced network platform for China Mobile's GPRS services," said Mr. Li
Xiangping, Executive Vice President of Ericsson (China) Company Ltd.
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