Microwave Communications Systems
6701) today announced that it has signed a global frame agreement with Telenor,
a Norway-based worldwide telecommunications operator, to provide microwave
This agreement will apply to the Telenor Group’s
13 telecommunications affiliates(1) in Northern Europe, Eastern Europe and
Asia. Through this agreement, NEC will provide total support from the
introduction of NEC’s ultra-compact microwave communications systems, iPASOLINK
VR and iPASOLINK EX Advanced, to maintenance services over the next five years.
NEC is first scheduled to provide iPASOLINK to
Telenor Pakistan, then to expand the supply of its products to
telecommunications affiliates in other areas.
NEC and Telenor have been working together since
the 1980s, and the companies have signed several global frame agreements on
microwave communications systems since 2006. NEC has the largest share in
cumulative shipments for microwave communications systems for Telenor. Moreover,
in 2015, NEC and Telenor signed a global frame agreement on IP routers and
optical communications systems. Collectively, NEC can provide the necessary
systems for Telenor to build an effective transport network.
“We are honored to sign this agreement with
Telenor,” said, Atsuo Kawamura, Executive Vice President, NEC Corporation.
“With NEC’s iPASOLINK, Telenor can enhance network connectivity, enabling
their customers to experience better, high-quality services. NEC will continue
to provide advanced solutions to Telenor, including microwave equipment, IP
routers and optical communications systems, so that we can contribute to the
diversification and sophistication of their communication services.”
(1) Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary,
Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Thailand, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India,
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