Publish date:

Ericsson Says it Wins China Mobile Network Contract


Mobile phone giant



said Friday it has been selected as the main supplier of a general packet radio switching, or GPRS, network for

TST Recommends

China Mobile Communications


Stockholm-based Ericsson, which gave no financial details of the deal, said China Mobile will have the largest GPRS network in the world. GPRS is high-speed data transmission system that enhances current GSM mobile standards, allowing mobile phone users to stay constantly connected to the Internet and receive advanced graphics.

Shares of Ericsson were lately up 38 cents, or 3.47%, to $11.19 in trading on the