Bharti Airtel and Comviva - Africa
Bharti Airtel has announced a deal for Managed Value Added Services with Comviva for its Africa operations. As part of the five-year deal, Comviva will manage all VAS nodes and provide services across Airtel's 16 operations in Africa. The managed Vas platform will be launched commercially this month. Manoranjan Mohapatra, CEO, Comviva said, "Our success with Airtel Sri Lanka and in Airtel India, where we manage over 2,100 VAS nodes against stringent SLAs, has given Airtel the confidence to outsource the management of its entire Africa VAS operations to Comviva."
Microcom and Newtec – Congo DRC
Newtec has supported Microcom, the leading ISP in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to update its network adding two extra FlexACM hubs. One of the most important criteria for Microcom is to maintain the highest available throughput whilst keeping expensive leased space capacity as low as possible. Microcom has great relationship with specialists in the industry and Newtec came recommended as the expert in its field.