Ericsson signs GSM/EDGE contract with Digicel Honduras

Ericsson has been awarded a GSM/EDGE contract by Digicel Group, making Ericsson the preferred supplier for Digicel's operations in the Caribbean, El Salvador and now in Honduras.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Under the agreement Ericsson will be the sole supplier of a GSM/EDGE network including core network, radio access and microwave transmission. It will provide subscribers with access to a reliable and robust network as well as services such as GPRS/EDGE mobile internet access, per-second billing and international roaming. The deal also includes Ericsson's Mobile Softswitch Solution, which is capable of carrying large volumes of voice traffic in a state-of-the-art network architecture.

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Digicel is awarded $1.9 million tender in Honduras

July 2008

The company was awarded the tender to offer low cost Wimax Internet services.

Wimax is a telecommunications technology that provides wireless high speed internet service, for desktop and laptop computers, as well as mobile phones.
The other competing companies were Celtel, Sercom, Lumelsa, Autoconsa and Axioma Empresarial.

Digicel of Honduras signs agreement with Ericsson

July 2008

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

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.

Digicel to invest $350 million in Honduras

June 2008

The Irish company Digicel plans to enter the Honduran market in December, and has announced that it will invest 350 million dollars in its first year of operations.

The investment will be divided among development and network infrastructure, telecommunications equipment, and the introduction of the brand, channels and terminals.

Teledata Networks wins $12.5M multiservice access network project

April 2008

Teledata Networks, a leading global provider of innovative Multiservice Access solutions for NGN (Next Generation Networks), has been awarded a $12.5M project from ICE, Costa Rica’s National Electricity and Telecommunications company. The contract covers the supply of BroadAccess multiservice access systems supporting a variety of services, from TDM to IP.

The system’s wide range of network technologies saves the operator costly infrastructure, as it essentially comprises several systems in one. The systems will be installed all over Costa Rica, and will deliver services to both business and residential areas.

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