Motorola Wins $29 Million Wireless Network Expansion Project In Jordan

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Motorola, Inc.

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola's (NYSE:   MOT)
 Global Telecom Solutions Sector announced today the award of a $29 million
 Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) digital wireless network
 expansion by Jordan Mobile Telephone Services (Fastlink).
     The network expansion is being designed to serve as phase one for
 increasing the subscriber base from 500,000 to 750,000, primarily in Amman,
 Jordan's capital, and Aqaba, Jordan's principal port city, and other major
 cities and roads in the Kingdom.  The targeted completion date for the project
 is July 2001.
     According to the terms of the deal, Motorola will install additional
 cellular base station equipment, using its industry-leading Horizonmacro,
 Horizonmicro and Horizoncompact products.  Motorola also will increase the
 network's switching capacity.
     Motorola also will provide a number of network tools and services.  These
 include engineering services to plan the radio interface, switching support,
 overall system engineering and network optimization.  The tools component,
 which includes Intelligent Optimization Services, Network Health Analyst and a
 Cell Optimization Product, are used to maximize network optimization.
 
     About Motorola
     Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:   MOT) is a global leader in providing integrated
 communications and embedded electronic solutions.  Sales in 2000 were
 $37.6 billion.  For more information on Motorola, please visit
 www.motorola.com .
 
     About Fastlink
     For more information about Fastlink, please visit www.jmts-fastlink.com .
 
     MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo and all other trademarks indicated as such
 herein are trademarks of Motorola, Inc.  All other product or service names
 are the property of their trademark owner respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Motorola, Inc.
    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola's (NYSE:   MOT)
 Global Telecom Solutions Sector announced today the award of a $29 million
 Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) digital wireless network
 expansion by Jordan Mobile Telephone Services (Fastlink).
     The network expansion is being designed to serve as phase one for
 increasing the subscriber base from 500,000 to 750,000, primarily in Amman,
 Jordan's capital, and Aqaba, Jordan's principal port city, and other major
 cities and roads in the Kingdom.  The targeted completion date for the project
 is July 2001.
     According to the terms of the deal, Motorola will install additional
 cellular base station equipment, using its industry-leading Horizonmacro,
 Horizonmicro and Horizoncompact products.  Motorola also will increase the
 network's switching capacity.
     Motorola also will provide a number of network tools and services.  These
 include engineering services to plan the radio interface, switching support,
 overall system engineering and network optimization.  The tools component,
 which includes Intelligent Optimization Services, Network Health Analyst and a
 Cell Optimization Product, are used to maximize network optimization.
 
     About Motorola
     Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:   MOT) is a global leader in providing integrated
 communications and embedded electronic solutions.  Sales in 2000 were
 $37.6 billion.  For more information on Motorola, please visit
 www.motorola.com .
 
     About Fastlink
     For more information about Fastlink, please visit www.jmts-fastlink.com .
 
     MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo and all other trademarks indicated as such
 herein are trademarks of Motorola, Inc.  All other product or service names
 are the property of their trademark owner respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Motorola, Inc.

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