The agreement with SingTel comprises a complete 3G system including core and radio access network. In addition to infrastructure supply, Ericsson will provide a comprehensive portfolio of professional services including network design and systems integration. Ericsson and SingTel will work together to bring new, value added services such as video streaming to SingTel's customers.
Mr. Lucas Chow, SingTel's Executive Vice President of Consumer Business and CEO of SingTel Mobile said: "SingTel is pleased to appoint Ericsson as the supplier of its 3G network in Singapore as it has given the most attractive proposal. We are confident that with Ericsson's proven global expertise in mobile networks and technologies as well as their commitment to 3G, Ericsson can help us deliver high quality 3G services to our customers."
"We are delighted by SingTel's decision to select Ericsson," said Claes Ödman, President of Ericsson Singapore. "This important agreement reinforces the close strategic relationship which exists between the two companies. Ericsson is fully committed to support SingTel's 3G effort in Singapore and its position as the premier operator in the region."