Telecom News – In Brief


- Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless has signed a contract with Astellia for a network performance monitoring service.

- MTN Ghana has criticized building developers and government contractors for repeated damage to its fibre optic network. The company also expressed sympathies to the families of two riggers who were killed when an MTN tower collapsed during maintenance last week.

- Vodacom has announced a partnership with Cisco and NIL to launch the first office in the cloud offering in South Africa. ‘Vodacom Office in the Cloud’ uses virtualization technology and hosted applications to bring enterprise class IT services to local business.