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* Etisalat Nigeria and Alcatel-Lucent - Nigeria

Nigeria's Emerging Market Telecom Services Ltd (EMTS), operating as Etisalat Nigeria, last week appointed Alcatel-Lucent as preferred equipment company for the deployment of its new mobile cellular network.Under the multi-million Euro contract, Alcatel-Lucent is expected to deploy the network in the country on a turnkey basis and as well provide related infrastructure such as towers, masts and power systems. The contract was secured through Alcatel-Lucent's flagship company in China, Alcatel Shanghai Bell.

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