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Nokia Siemens wins network upgrade deal from BSNL

Mobile telecoms equipment firm Nokia Siemens Networks has won a contract to upgrade the network of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.

business Updated: Jun 06, 2007 13:50 IST

Mobile telecoms equipment firm Nokia Siemens Networks has won a contract to upgrade the network of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), the Finnish-German joint venture said on Wednesday.

The modernisation would raise the quality and speed of high-data applications, with the first step in the project being to introduce 800,000 new high-speed connections, Nokia Siemens Networks said in a statement.

BSNL will install 6 million connections with the option of an additional 3 million in the next three years.

The agreement includes installation as well as training and maintenance, the networks firm said, without disclosing financial details.