Huawei bags Rs 1,200 crore network contract from Uninor

Uninor, the India business unit of Norway-based Telenor Group, has signed a contract with Huawei for modernisation of its entire telecom network across all its circles. The worth of the contract is Rs 1,200 crore as reported by PTI.

The project will be spread over a period of three years and aims to modernise Uninor’s existing network with Huawei’s new architecture, platforms and equipment.

 Huawei bags Rs 1,200 crore network contract from Uninor

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Under the deal, all 24000 base station will be swapped with new equipments. The deal also involves Huawei becoming the managed services partner of Uninor.

"This is the largest deal of its kind in the Indian telecom industry and also within the Telenor Group. With this initiative, Uninor prepares for future to offer advanced internet services to the mass market customers," the company said.

"We are glad to partner with Huawei on this transformational project that builds our network to be future ready. With this ambitious drive, we will be able to offer any advanced internet service to our customers and provide a superior experience both on voice and internet. Being a mass market player, we continue to focus on building our capabilities to offer better internet and voice services at Sabse Sasta prices," Vivek Sood, CEO, Telewings Communications Services (Uninor) said.

Updated Date: Aug 12, 2015 17:51:51 IST