Ericsson inks deal with Brazil's Oi for data services

Ericsson has teamed up with GSM operator Oi to provide its Ericsson Mobile Organizer (EMO) solution to enterprises and end users in Brazil. Ericsson will be responsible for integration, day-to-day hosting of the push email solution, and round-the-clock operation and maintenance through regional operation centers. The deal is a big win for both companies as Brazil's mobile market continues to grow at a considerable rate. Brazilian carriers signed on 14.3 million customers in the past nine months, bringing the total subscriber base to 79.9 million. Brazil is part of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) group of leading wireless growth markets.

For more on the Ericsson, Oi deal:
- take a look at this press release