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Ericsson Nikola Tesla delivers 5G network to Kosovo Telecom

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By signing a framework multi-year contract worth EUR 15 million, Kosovo Telecom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla continue their cooperation on the modernization and maintenance of the radio network of this Kosovo operator. The contract includes the introduction of the state-of-the-art Ericsson 5G equipment in the radio part of the Kosovo Telecom network.

The Chief Executive Officer of Kosovo Telecom, Ms. Burbuqe Hana, after an open and successful tendering process, expresses her satisfaction in signing the contract for the complete modernization of the Vala mobile network (400 Base Stations) with the prestigious international company Ericsson Nikola Tesla. 

"This contract marks the culmination of our efforts towards the full modernization of the Vala mobile network, incorporating the highly advanced 5G platform,” she said, adding that “this will provide the customers of Kosovo Telecom with state-of-the-art technology, allowing the citizens of Kosovo to access advanced services, and businesses to have greater opportunities for activity development."

Ms. Hana also announces that the overall network modernization project will be fully implemented by the end of 2024, with full coverage in the Prishtina region expected as early as the summer of this year.

Gordana Kovačević, president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, said: “I am glad that we are continuing our cooperation with Kosovo Telecom on the modernization and expansion of their mobile network. Ericsson's powerful 5G platform, combined with innovative ICT solutions from our experts, is the basis for advanced communication services and a number of new possibilities that will be available to citizens and businesses in Kosovo. The continuation of our partnership will additionally contribute to the strengthening of our position on the Kosovo market, where we have been present for many years. We employed a number of new experts in our office in Pristina in the past year who, together with colleagues from the entire Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group, participate in the development and implementation of the latest technological solutions for the world’s leading operators.”

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Company Communications


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