France’s Alcatel has signed a contract for the supply of a complete infrastructure solution to Investcom in Cyprus. The system will be operational on May 1, 2004 by Scancom, the local Cypriot company owned by Investcom.
Under the terms of the contract, Alcatel will supply Scancom with its Evolium solution. The contract encompasses a complete GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio and mobile core network. Alcatel will also supply an Intelligent Network platform for value-added services and revenue-generating applications such as MMS, Voice Mail Service (VMS), a Short Message Service Center (SMS-C), Mobile Number Portability (MNP) and post paid/ prepaid convergence.
Investcom is an international telecommunications group operating through a number of subsidiaries in the emerging economies of the Middle East and Africa, as well as in the developed markets of Europe.
Alcatel provides communications solutions, enabling carriers, service providers and enterprises to deliver content to all types of users. With sales of €16.5 billion in 2002, Alcatel operates in more than 130 countries. — (menareport.com)
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