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Ericsson signs frame agreement in Bangladesh.

NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-25 September 2007-Ericsson signs frame agreement in Bangladesh(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

Swedish telecomms solutions provider Ericsson (Nasdaq: ERIC) said on Tuesday (25 September) that it has signed a new frame agreement with the Bangladeshi operator TMIB to upgrade and expand its EDGE-enabled GPRS/GSM network, and provide mobile broadband services.

Under the agreement, Ericsson will provide new radio base stations and mobile softswitch equipment that will enable TMIB to minimise network costs while evolving towards an all-IP network.

The project includes more than 1,000 sites, covering half the country's population.

Ericsson will further support TMIB with a comprehensive range of telecomms services covering turnkey deployment and integration as well as network optimisation and tuning.

No financial information was provided.

Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Its equipment is used in more than 1,000 networks in 140 countries, and 40% of the world's mobile calls are made through Ericsson systems. The company is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, and its shares are also traded on the London Stock Exchange and on Nasdaq.

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Title Annotation:Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Publication:Nordic Business Report
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Geographic Code:9BANG
Date:Sep 25, 2007
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