Briefs: Ericsson lands deal with Digicel

November 23, 2005

Ericsson said Wednesday it won two contracts from Digicel Group to provide communication networks.

Digicel is one of the fastest-growing mobile telecommunications companies in the Caribbean. Ericsson will be installing global system for mobile communications networks for Digicel in Trinidad and Tobago as well as Haiti.

The contracts include radio equipment for Digicel Haiti as well as radio and core equipment for Digicel Trinidad & Tobago, networks, transmission equipment, pre-paid systems, network management systems, mobile portal solutions, implementation services and training.

Digicel Chief Technology Officer Mario Assaad said in a news release that the company's "vision to build a seamless wireless network across the Caribbean is fast becoming a reality."

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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