CONTRACTS: WHO'S SELLING WHAT TO WHOM?
GV TELECOM, PRESTEL AND HUAWEI – NIGERIA
GV Telecom,Prestel and Hauwei have signed a $250 million equipment contract for a CDMA 1x & EV-DO network rollout.The project will be implemented in three phases. The first phase which will cost $90million will cover Lagos ,Abuja , Port Harcourt , Benin City and Warri, serving 1,000,000 subscribers and providing voice, high speed data and broadband services. The second phase for $70 million will cover the South East and part of the South South while the third phase for $90 million will cover part of the South West, Northwest and North East.
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