Motorola wins 3G contract from MTNL, pending licence award

19 Jan 2007

Motorola has announced an agreement with Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), for the supply of an UMTS network for Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). Under the agreement, which includes network deployment and maintenance services, MTNL will increase capacity by two million lines. However, the network deployment will not take place until the Indian regulatory authorities has authorised spectrum allocation and appropriate licences have been granted. In the interim, MTNL has ordered enough 3G equipment for a pilot network.



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