Maxis Communications selects Siemens as one of its 2G and 3G infrastructure suppliers

October 18, 2004

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MUNICH -- Malaysia’s leading mobile operator, Maxis Communications Bhd. (Maxis), has selected Siemens as one of its second (2G/GSM) and third generation (3G/UMTS) infrastructure suppliers. Under the terms of the three- year framework contract, the Siemens Communications Group will deliver and install infrastructure for the Maxis 2G switching network in Malaysia as well as up grade the existing switching infrastructure to a 3G/UMTS mobile network based on W-CDMA transmission technology. This is the third 3G/UMTS order for Siemens in Asia .

The contract also includes the option of deploying 3G/UMTS radio network equipment and professional services, including network design and system integration . This will ensure that Maxis can quickly move to meet future customer growth in mobile data services.

“We are happy with the cooperation from Siemens to create this win-win situation. While Siemens is known for its leading technology offerings, we are also pleased with the terms of the contract that was flexible, creative and competitive. With our long standing partnership with Siemens, we are able to continuously offer our customers a wealth of new mobile services," said Dato’ Jamaludin Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer, Maxis.

Siemens Communications Inc.

Maxis Communications Bhd.

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