CONTRACTS: WHO'S SELLING WHAT TO WHOM?
TELECOM EGYPT AND ERICSSON – EGYPT
Ericsson has been selected by Telecom Egypt for the expansion of its transport network in the Nile Delta area. The Ericsson solution will provide significant capacity extensions in the telco’s backbone network, allowing Telecom Egypt to meet the rapidly growing demand for broadband capacity required for high-speed data, storage, video, and voice services. The contract includes the delivery of Marconi MHL 3000 for Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing transport and Marconi OMS 1600 for multi service aggregation solutions
CELTEL AND CERAGON NETWORKS – CONGO
Mobile telecommunications company Celtel International recently signed a contract with telecommunications technology provider Ceragon Networks to expand network operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ceragon is rolling out a next-generation long-haul, high-powered solution known as FibeAir 1500HP, in the DRC. The technology is the first split-mount radio to be truly optimised for long-haul applications, according to a Ceragon press release.
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