Nokia Siemens wins railway network deal in China

17 Apr 2007

(Associated Press via NewsEdge) Nokia Siemens Networks said the Chinese Ministry of Railways and the China Railway Signaling and Communication chose it to provide a GSM-Railway network for a planned passenger line between Wuhan and Guangzhou.

The company did not disclose financial terms.

Nokia Siemens Networks, a joint venture between Nokia and Siemens, said it will supply base stations, a core network and an advanced high-speed railway tunnel communication service.

The project in southern China is scheduled for completion by the end of 2009.
The contract was initially signed by Siemens Communications, the company said.

The Wuhan-Guangzhou line will be 968 kilometers in length.

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