MegaFon announces the results of the equipment supply tender for 3G networks

September 9, 2009

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MOSCOW -- “The top priority Megafon is to construct best 3G networks in Russia providing subscribers with top quality and affordable telecommunication services” – says Oleg Nikolayenko, Technology Director, OJSC MegaFon. We are glad to resume our collaboration with companies-winners under the framework of the evolutionary transition to the development of next generation mobile network (3G). We thank all the participants for open constructive dialogue and their readiness to provide offers in maximum compliance with MegaFon’s requirements to such equipment as well as to the delivery terms” – he outlines also.

MegaFon shall purchase at least 60% of 3G Node -B Base Stations out of the total tender volume before the end of 2010 from the winner Nokia Siemens Networks. MegaFon shall decide upon the territory of the equipment supply within Russia at the same time there shall be no exclusivity rights provided to vendors.

The equipment supply frame contract with effective term the end of 2010 which can be prolonged agreed by the parties has been executed with companies-winners.

Huawei Technologies and Nokia Siemens Networks shall provide MegaFon’s staff with full tech support for supplied equipment as necessary for installation and following coordination of technical maintenance of 3G equipment

In total tender included five companies: Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Nokia-Siemens, Huawei Technologies and ZTE.

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