Nokia Siemens Networks has won its first contract from the operator Maxis Group, operating under brand name of Aircel, to build and operate a GSM network in Kolkata, India, a Nordic Business Report said.
The report, quoting a statement from Nokia Siemens, said the deal runs for two years and is valued at some 55 million euros ($74 million).
The contract includes supply of GSM/EDGE equipment, implementation, project management and managed services, such as operating and maintaining the network infrastructure, the report said.
Nokia Siemens will deploy Flexi base stations, mini-ultra base stations, a 3GPP-based mobile soft-switching solution including MSC Servers and Media Gateways PDH and SDH, it added.
The network will be ready for commercial operations by December 2007.