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*Aircom and MobiNil -Egypt

Network planning company Aircom International has announced that it has been chosen by MobiNil, Egypt’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, to help plan and implement 3G technologies into the operators existing 2G infrastructure. Under the deal, MobiNil has purchased the UMTS+HSPA module of Aircom’s ASSET network planning tool, and the agreement will also see Aircom deliver 3G technology courses, training and a range of consultancy services to the cellco.

*Intec and Atlantique Telecom

Intec, a global provider of business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS), announced a contract extension with Atlantique Telecom, one of the fastest growing GSM operators in West and Central Africa. Under the terms of the agreement Intec will supply its market-leading InterconnecT software to Atlantique mobile subsidiaries throughout French-speaking Africa from a single centralized platform deployment. The implementation makes Intec the undisputed leader in the African wholesale billing market with close to 40 operators now using Intec technology.

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