SIEMENS AND TRANSMAST ENTER INTO A CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT TO SUPPLY TURNKEY MOBILE NETWORK SERVICES

SIEMENS AG and TRANSMAST LTD a subsidiary of IVO Transmission Engineering LTD, have entered into a global co-operation agreement to provide turnkey services and material supply for UMTS and GSM projects which SIEMENS is or will be contracted.


Mr. Heikki Miettinen, president of Transmast Ltd said, ” We are very pleased that Siemens has noticed and appreciated our expertise and  references and has shown us confidence by selecting Transmast as a co-operating company. We look forward to providing our services together with Siemens especially in such countries and regions where our previous experiences and existing resources are best  available.”

 

Transmast Ltd, a turnkey contractor of base stations for mobile telephone networks and an expert in the field of antenna masts and towers,  is a  Finnish company with subsidiaries in several countries in Europe and Asia and experiences or existing operations in regions such as Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, Russia, Italy, Southeast Asia and Africa. IVO Transmission Engineering Ltd is one of the leading construction and maintenance companies of electrical transmission and distribution networks in Scandinavia.

 

The Siemens Information and Communication Mobile Group (IC Mobile) offers the complete range of mobile solutions including mobile devices, infrastructure and applications. Devices include mobile phones, wireless modules, mobile organizers, cordless and corded phones as well as products for wireless home networks. The infrastructure portfolio includes the complete range of mobile network technologies from base stations and switching systems to intelligent networks, e.g. for prepaid services. Applications cover UMTS services for Unified Messaging, Location Based Services, and Mobile Payment. For the fiscal year 2000 (which ended September 30, 2000), IC Mobile recorded sales of EUR 9 billion and EBIT of EUR 758 million. The group employs 27,450 employees worldwide.

 

Further information:           

Ali Nazzal, Area Export Manager, Transmast Ltd, tel. + 358 9 85642701, mobile + 358 40 760 9018, e-mail: ali.nazzal@fortum.com

 

Petteri Kleemola, Business Group Director, Siemens Osakeyhtiö, tel., + 358 10 511 3613, mobile, + 358 50 61061, e-mail: petteri.kleemola@siemens.fi

 

For further information about Siemens IC Mobile, please visit our home page: http://www.ic.siemens.com/mobile

 

For more information see: www.transmast.com