Russian mobile operator Megafon agrees partnership with Ericsson

MOSCOW Wed Aug 6, 2014 11:42am EDT

MOSCOW Aug 6 (Reuters) - Russian mobile phone operator Megafon said on Wednesday it had signed a seven-year partnership agreement with mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson.

According to their agreement, two companies will jointly develop telecommunications infrastructure, Megafon said in a statement. Sweden's Ericsson will supply equipment and software for MegaFon's 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE radio and core networks for their development and modernization. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Polina Devitt; Editing by Louise Heavens)