Telecoms – In Brief


- Nigeria's MTN has announced an expanded managed services agreement with Aviat Networks.

- Indian-backed cellco Airtel Gabon has launched the West African country’s first commercial UMTS-based 3G mobile data services, over a W-CDMA/HSPA+ network, using the ‘3.75G’ marketing banner. According to Airtel Gabon’s website, three categories of high speed mobile internet/data packages are offered over the new 3G network: ‘Internet Packages’, ‘CPT Internet’ and device-specific ‘BlackBerry’ tariffs.