* MobiNil and Net Cracker Technology - Egypt
Egyptian mobile operator MobiNil has signed a deal with USA-based vendor NetCracker Technology which will see the latter manage the operator’s 3G network. Under the deal NetCracker will provide its Resource Inventory, Discovery & Reconciliation, and Design & Planning modules to provide an integrated view into their network operations.
* Zain and Ericsson - Madagascar
Swedish hardware vendor has finalised an agreement with the Zain Group to expand the core network and GSM radio access network (RAN) for the mobile group’s subsidiary in Madagascar.
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