ICE will buy 300,000 lines from Ericsson

Ericsson will provide the 300 thousand GSM lines that will be put on sale in December.

Friday, October 10, 2008

The Swedish company presented its technical and financial offer on Wednesday, however it did not make public the dollar figure. In its proposal, it plans to deliver additional equipment in order to offer better quality service. The Costa Rica Institute of Electricity (ICE) chose Ericsson directly in order to speed up the process.
This will be the first purchase that is done in accordance with new regulations established in the Law of Modernization and Strengthening of the institution, said Elberth Duran, spokesperson for the entity.

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