Motorola inks deals with three Indian carriers for USD307 million

20 Feb 2004

Motorola says it has signed orders worth in excess of USD307 million to expand and upgrade the wireless networks of three Indian firms. The deal includes the installation and commissioning of new networks, as well as improving existing GSM and CDMA systems. Government-controlled Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has ordered over a million GSM lines to expand services to the southern states, while Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has commissioned Motorola to deploy an additional 400,000 GSM lines each in Delhi and Bombay. The third contract is with Tata Teleservices, to expand its CDMA2000 1X mobile network in Delhi, Bombay and Maharashtra & Gujarat in the west. Motorola will see the majority of the revenues affecting its top line during fiscal year 2004.



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