Ericsson wins major deal in Bangladesh

Ericsson has signed a major deal with operator Warid Telecom International which is aiming to bring mobile communications to Bangladesh's population of more than 60 million people.

The company however did not disclose financial details of the deal.


In a statement, the company said the four-year network expansion and managed services contract involves supplying, rolling out and operating the operator's GSM/GPRS network in the capital city Dhaka.


The new agreement involves Ericsson taking responsibility for the design, rollout, operations, management and maintenance of Warid Telecom's network, the statement said


The contract includes more than 600 sites.