|Nokia supplies GSM/GPRS/EDGE network and MMS to CTi Movil|
Posted: 19-Jan-2004 [Source: Nokia]
[Argentina's largest wireless provider, CTi Movil, gets Nokia's GSM/GPRS/EDGE network and MMS solution and launches commercial GSM services in Buenos Aires and the Atlantic Coast.]
Nokia has supplied its GSM/GPRS/EDGE network and MMS solution to CTi Movil, the largest wireless operator in Argentina. By delivering the
initial phase of the network in record time Nokia made it possible for CTi Movil to begin GSM services in Argentina on December 5th,
2003 with successful commercial launches in Buenos Aires and the Atlantic Coast.
Under the agreement Nokia will provide a complete GSM/GPRS/EDGE network; including a GPRS core network, paving the way for a fruitful
partnership. In addition, Nokia is providing its multimedia messaging service (MMS) solution, Nokia NetActa operations support system, a comprehensive set of services including its Operations
Start-up Package, network optimization and Care Services. Also included is the Nokia Intelligent Content Delivery solution that allows CTi Movil to flexibly and effectively provide content to
end-users, simplifying their access to advanced data applications.
"With the introduction of GSM/GPRS/EDGE and attractive end-user features, and the latest in handset technology to the market, CTi
Movil is taking a big step towards its goal to become a market leader in Argentina," says Victor Sandoval, General Operations Director, CTi
"Nokia is very pleased to expand our relationship with the leading cellular operator in Latin America, America Movil," says Heikki Kasko, Senior Vice President, Nokia Networks Americas. "Argentina was the third Latin American country within a year where America Movil chose Nokia to be the -system supplier for their new nationwide
GSM/EDGE network. We are very proud to have been able to implement the network in record time, so CTi could have a successful launch of GSM services in Argentina before Christmas."
CTi Movil has the largest wireless network in Argentina and 1.5 million subscribers. The company offers a wide array of value-added
services to its customers in voice and data.
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