SFR Selects Ericsson MMS

France's second largest mobile operator offers MMS services based on Ericsson platforms

December 4, 2002

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STOCKHOLM -- SFR, an affiliate of Cegetel and France's second largest mobile operator, has selected Ericsson (Nasdaq:ERICY - News) as its supplier of MMS technology. The agreement includes supply of the MMS platform as well as installation and integration. Ericsson's experience and MMS technology leadership together with local skills and precise planning were critical to the agreement. Building on the success of SMS, Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) will impact the way SFR customers use their mobile phones. In addition to text, features like color images and sounds will enable them to enrich their messages through more personal communication. "MMS will play a leading role among consumers, increasing mobile-to-mobile messaging capabilities by offering new, friendly and easy-to-use services," says Herve-Matthieu Ricour, Services Manager Networks & Systems Division, Cegetel/SFR. "Simplicity, ergonomics and quality of service are values shared by SFR and Ericsson. With its MMS platforms, Ericsson becomes a strategic supplier for Cegetel/SFR." SFR LM Ericsson

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