Huawei Wins in Brazil

Huawei and Telemar/Oi expand GSM network in Brazil

March 27, 2006

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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications networks for carriers around the world, announced today that Huawei has been awarded a GSM network expansion contract by Telemar/Oi, Brazil's leading GSM mobile operator, augmenting a long-term partnership between Telemar/Oi and Huawei.

Telemar/Oi is the leading GSM mobile operator in Brazil, and also the first operator to introduce GSM network to Brazil covering 16 states across the country. Telemar/Oi, which is owned by Telemar Group, the largest private enterprise group in Brazil, serves more than 10 million subscribers in Brazil.

According to the contract, Telemar/Oi appoints Huawei to expand its GSM commercial network leveraging Huawei's comprehensive portfolio of GSM access network equipment, which includes base stations, base station controllers and microwave transmission facilities.

Mr. Paulo Altmayer Goncalves, CTO of Telemar/Oi said, "We regard Huawei as our reliable partner to expand our legacy GSM network. Riding on Huawei's industry-leading technologies and its extensive experience in cooperating with leading global operators, our customers will be able to enjoy high-quality network coverage and more integrated services."

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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