Bermuda’s CellularOne has awarded HSPA+ upgrade contract to Nokia Siemens Networks.
As per the three-year agreement, Nokia Siemens Networks will provide a complete range of telecommunications gear and services across radio access, core network and operational support systems. The over all contract includes Professional services like network optimization, network monitoring, and care services.
The Financial details were not disclosed by the company.
According to Frank Amaral, Chief Operating Officer at CellularOne, with data use on the rise because of the popularity of smartphones and other 3G capable devices such as the iPad, CellularOne continues to evolve its network capabilities in order to provide the consumer with the best user experience possible on these mobile devices. Having successfully deployed 3G network in May 2009, the company once again opted for Nokia Siemens Networks’ HSPA+ technology as it is ideally suited and proven to deliver the next level of services for the customers.
Mobile operator CellularOne Bermuda has announced it has upgraded its wireless data network to the CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Revision A standard, using equipment supplied by Lucent Technologies. CellularOne plans to use the improved capabilities to offer broadband wireless data services, it said in a statement. The cellco is currently testing the new network prior to a full blown commercial launch and plans to introduce new services including instant messaging, voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP) communications, e-mail, video conferencing, multiplayer gaming and fully interactive multimedia services by early 2007.