Israeli Operator Upgrades its CDMA Network

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Pelephone Israel's second largest wireless operator has selected Nortel Networks to build the country's first CDMA2000 1X network. Under terms of a two year agreement estimated to be worth approximately USD150 million Nortel Networks will be the sole infrastructure supplier for Pelephone's CDMA2000 1X metropolitan network. Nortel Networks will begin immediately to integrate a turnkey solution with Pelephone's existing CDMA network to provide coverage initially in the high density urban areas of Tel Aviv Jerusalem and Haifa.

Nortel Networks solution for Pelephone will include: the core network and packet data capability; radio access equipment (approximately 660 base stations); and engineering, installation, commissioning and provisioning for the radio access portion of the network.'"

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