GAIN and ZTE - Malawi
GAIN has announced a new deal with Chinese equipment vendor ZTE for the construction of its wireless network. In a statement, G-Mobile said its project partners Beryl Telecoms South Africa and Beryl Telecoms UK are financing the building of a ‘modern hybrid cellular mobile network’ under a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) funding arrangement.
Orange and Comverse – Cameroon
Orange Cameroun, a subsidiary of French telecoms company France Telecom, has selected Comverse’s Voice HUB to handle projected growth and support the deployment of new voice-related services on its mobile network. The platform enables a range of voice services designed to generate revenue at each stage of a call.
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