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* HiTS and Huawei - Tanzania

HiTS Telecom has signed a $180 million (Sh216 billion) contract with Huawei Technologies of China. Under the pact, Huawei Technologies will start building HiTS's network to enable it to cover the whole country within 13 months. "We are determined to undertake the fastest roll-out plan in East Africa's mobile communication history," said HiTS Tanzania chief executive officer Gerhard May.

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