Ericsson delivers new GSM/GPRS access network to Movistar in Perú

Press release
Mar 01, 2007 11:00 (GMT +00:00)
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has delivered a new GSM/GPRS access network to Telefónica Móviles' subsidiary, Movistar, the leading mobile operator in Perú, with more than 5 millions suscribers.
As part of the agreement signed between both companies, Ericsson has provided the nationwide infrastructure to allow the GSM/GPRS radio access network as well as a complete range of services, such as service administration, planning and optimization of the network, among others.

Cesar Linares, CEO of Movistar Perú, says: "With this new network provided by Ericsson, Movistar fulfilled one of its principal goals for the present year, which is to extend its coverage in provinces and to continue giving the first quality services to its current and future clients, with the best quality in communication services ".

Enrique Norero, President, Ericsson Perú, says: "We are very proud to support Movistar in driving the development of telecommunications in Perú, by delivering solutions that promote the communication and the adoption of innovative mobile services in the country".
Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.

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About Movistar Perú
Movistar Perú is the trademark of mobile phone service of Telefonica's Group in Perú, and has the leadership of this market with around 5 million subscribers. In February 2006, it developed its first GSM services in 24 departments of the country in only two months, a record time in the mobile worldwide industry.