U.S. Cellular has inked a five-year deal with Nortel for network expansion, which builds on an existing deal between the vendor and the CDMA carrier. Under the deal, U.S. Cellular will purchase Nortel's CDMA switching, base stations, and software to address its technology needs and to support the delivery of mobile wireless services. Emergency technical support, spares management, software patch management, performance monitoring and other services from Nortel's Global Services portfolio are also included in the agreement.
For more on the deal:
- read this press release