* NOW and Eskadenia – Sudan

Jordanian software firm Eskadenia has announced that it has won a contract from Sudanese wireless network operator Network of the World (NOW) for the deployment of its billing and customer relationship management system. NOW is currently in the process of rolling out a GSM network in Southern Sudan, which is due to go live in the final quarter of 2008 under the Vivacell brand. NOW expects to extend network coverage to all Southern Sudanese states.

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