* Warid Telecom and Motorola - Uganda
Motorola announced that it has been selected by Warid Telecom Uganda, part of Warid Telecom International, to design and deploy an 802.16e WiMAX network in Uganda. In selecting the country's first 802.16e WiMAX network for our broadband services we remove the limitations that come with deploying fixed infrastructure and have a more cost-effective solution for reaching more subscribers across all market segments," said Zul Javaid, CEO and country general manager for Warid Telecom Uganda.
* Divona and Redline Communications - Tunisia
Redline Communications has reported that Tunisia's Divona Telecom has chosen its RedMAX products for its five-city WiMAX network. Redline's base stations and indoor and outdoor subscriber units were chosen after an extensive three-month trial period that involved several WiMAX vendors. The US$1 million network buildout will take place in several phases over the next two years, and will connect five major cities in Tunisia, including Tunis, Nabeul, Souse, Monastir and Sfax.
*Libya Telecom and ZTE - Libya
China's second-largest telecoms gear maker, ZTE Corp said that it has signed a deal with Libya Telecom & Technology to build Africa's first commercial WiMAX network. The network will cover eight major cities in Libya, including the country's capital Tripoli, and is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2008, ZTE said in a statement.
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