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Tokyo, May 28, 2010 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today NEC Eastern Europe Ltd. (NECEE; President: Toru Koishi, Headquarters: Budapest, Hungary), a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Europe Ltd., has been selected as the sole supplier by the new Albanian operator, MOBILE 4 AL Sh.a (M4AL; President: Moni Buchnik; Headquarters: Tirana, Albania), to build a nationwide mobile transport network over the next four years. NEC will provide a full turn-key solution which comprises PASOLINK NEO, an ultra-compact microwave communications system, and MN5000 Series, an advanced Multi-service node, Network Management System, as well as associated professional services.
NEC's full range of packet / hybrid transport products, which provide high-capacity and high-quality communication links essential for mobile voice and data communication services, will enable M4AL to quickly launch highly reliable services and deliver a better user experience for Albanian mobile users.
"We are proud to select NEC as a partner to build our network in Albania. NEC is known for its reliable and high-quality equipment and has always provided us with excellent service," said Moni Buchnik, CEO of MOBILE 4 AL.
Hiroyasu Ishii, General Manager of the Global Network Division at NEC Corporation, Tokyo said, "It is an honour to be the preferred partner of MOBILE 4 AL. This project demonstrates our ability to partner and deliver high-value transport solutions. With our best-in-class technologies, integration expertise and resources we can help operators deploy complex systems that enable the five nines of reliability with the lowest total cost of ownership."