Digicel of Honduras signs agreement with Ericsson

The cellular telephone company Digicel Group de Honduras has signed a contract with Ericsson to provide GSM/EDGE services.

Thursday, July 3, 2008


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This will make Ericsson the main supplier for Digicel for its operations in the Caribbean, El Salvador and now in Honduras.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will be the only supplier of the GSM/EDGE network, which includes core network, access to radio and microwave transmissions.

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