Ericsson secures broadband contract in Bhutan

Ericsson, the world's largest maker of wireless networks, sealed a deal to supply the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan with its first mobile broadband network, an Associated Press report said.

The Associated Press report said the value of the agreement was not disclosed.

In the deal with Bhutan Telecom, Ericsson will supply and design the network, also known as W-CDMA/HSPA. Ericsson will also be in charge of integrating Bhutan's existing mobile communications network.

Rollout will start in November, Ericsson said.