Bharti-Airtel and Huawei - Africa
Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, said it has signed an agreement with Huawei, to modernize and expand Airtel's 2G and 3G network infrastructure in Africa. As per the agreement Huawei will be responsible for designing, planning, modernization and expansion of Bharti Airtel's networks, as well as managing operations and maintenance.
Globacom and Performance Technology - Nigeria
Globacom has awarded a multimillion dollar contract to Performance Technology (PT) for the deployment of its SEGway signalling solution to enable network expansion in Nigeria. PT is providing the SEGway Signalling platform as the basis for both geographic and network expansion while enabling Globacom's transition to an all-SIGTRAN network. PT's Signalling Solution is built on an IP-native fabric providing the capability to support future network interfaces, and the power to host multiple core network features such as Mobile Number Portability, SMS-Defense and upcoming LTE applications.