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Tekelec Lands Multi-Million Dollar Deal in Russia

Posted February 13, 2006 2:16 a.m. EST

— MegaFon, one of Russia's largest mobile network providers, has signed a deal with


to utilize its Eagle 5 signaling platform.

Tekelec described the deal as a "multi-million dollar" contract.

MegaFon has some 22 million customers across 78 regions of Russia.

The Eagle 5 will help MegaFon handle increasing voice and short message service traffic as well as support the future rollout of Internet Protocol multimedia applications.

Tekelec worked with a MeganFon subsidiary last year in order to receive certification for deployment in Russian networks.