Nokia signs a WCDMA 3G radio access network expansion contract with Far EasTone Telecommunications in Taiwan

February 3, 2005

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ESPOO, Finland -- Nokia has signed a WCDMA 3G network expansion agreement with Far EasTone Telecommunications Ltd. (FET) and its subsidiary Yuan-Ze in Taiwan, marking a new customer for Nokia. The deal covers the delivery of Nokia WCDMA 3G radio access network equipment and services in central and southern Taiwan.

In addition the agreement also includes the Nokia NetAct (TM) network and service management system and an extensive range of services such as installation, commissioning, integration, project management and care services. Deliveries will begin immediately and the network is expected to be operational in 2005.

"Following the merger with KGT, FET has gained positive experience from our multi-vendor mobile network. Entering the 3G multimedia era, FET will continue adopting a multi-vendor strategy to allow us to provide the best 3G network quality in the market. We are happy to extend our cooperation relationship with Nokia into 3G technology. This cooperation will support us to roll out our 3G networks and further differentiate our services offering, which plays a crucial role in today's fast-changing business environment," says Jan Nilsson, President of Far EasTone.

"Nokia is proud to collaborate with FET on this significant network expansion. This is more than a network supply, and Nokia will offer a full range of support services and solutions. This will help ensure fast rollout and enable FET to keep ahead in the introduction of new mobile services with advanced solutions," says Wei Yuan, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Networks, Nokia.

"Our new relationship with FET also further reinforces Nokia's leading position as a world class WCDMA 3G solution provider," he adds.

Nokia Corp.

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