Neotel and Huawei – South Africa
Huawei, a provider of next generation telecoms network solutions for operators, has announced that it has been contracted to expand Neotel’s CDMA network. Huawei will provide a fourth generation base transceiver station (BTS) which can support the current EV-DO Rev A data service and also ensure future evolution to EV-DO Rev B or enhanced technologies such as Long Term Evolution (LTE), with Huawei’s leading SDR Technology.
Mobilel and Alvarion - Nigeria
One of the controversial winners of the 2.3GHz license in the just concluded auction by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mobitel Nigeria has its selected Alvarion to build the company's $7 million broadband network in Nigeria. Mobitel will begin to offer voice and high-bandwidth data services in the key cities of Lagos , Port-Harcourt, Warri and Abuja. During the second phase of the project, Mobitel will expand coverage to 18 other states in the country, including Kano, Kaduna , Oyo and Edo.
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