Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. had won the WCDMA contract of Indonesia’s mobile operator Natrindo Telepon Selular (NTS).
Huawei is selected as NTS’ preferred and sole vendor to construct NTS’ unified 3G/2G softswitch core networks, intelligent service platforms and IP backbone networks in Indonesia. Huawei’s Node B system will cover the whole Indonesia, except Djakarta. In Djakarta and surrounding areas, NTS has choosen Ericsson to build, operate and manage the 3G/WCDMA network.
“Huawei’s excellence in customization and technological innovativeness have made great impressions on us. Selecting Huawei as our 3G network full service supplier is NTS’ significant step to bring the fastest and highest quality 3G multimedia communications to Indonesian customers,” said Mr. Kusnadi Sukarja, CEO of NTS.
Mr. Wang Shengli, President of Huawei’s Asia Pacific Region, said “Huawei is very pleased to build a high-quality and highly-efficient 3G network for NTS and help NTS to become a leading 3G service operator in Indonesia.”
“Huawei looks forward to a close and successful cooperation with NTS. Huawei’s softswitch core network supports IP switch and transmission, simultaneous 2G & 3G access and IMS integration, thereby fully meets NTS’ requirements to futher its business development.” Mr. Wang continued.
Three days ago, Indonesian operator Hutchison Telecom Indonesia has contracted with Siemens to build, implement, operate and maintain its GSM/W-CDMA network in Indonesia. Hutchison Telecom Indonesia plans to offer a range wireless communications services in Indonesia over a GSM network and W-CDMA infrastructure overlays in key cities.