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* MGW O&M ENGINEER – KENYA

The company is currently looking for an MGw O&M Engineer with at least 2 years proven Media Gateway (MGw) Administration, MGw activities in telecoms operation's environment. The person requires a highly developed customer orientation. Proven record on AXE/MSC/HLR (minimum 2 years experience), configuration and Fault Management. Capable to interact in different levels of customer organization (Engineering and Operations). Ericsson GSM/WCDMA Mobile MGw Operation and Configuration is an advantage.

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* SENIOR ENGINEERS – EGYPT

The recruiting company is looking to grow its wireless consulting and deployment services in Egypt and is excepting applications from local engineers with proven experience in RF Planning and Optimisation, Transmission, Core, IN VAS, and LOS. An ideal candidate profile would include a minimum of 6 years experience in wireless network design/rollout or related fields with a demonstrated record of senior technical ability in the areas mentioned above ; previous consulting experience combined to a BSc (Eng) or MSc. Electronics, Electrical Engineering, HNC/HND or equivalent with a concentration or specialisation evident in Communications.; strong communication skills with fluency in English and Arabic Languages.

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* MELLON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES AWARDS FOR OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE

http://rit.mellon.org/awards/

* CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR US$100,000 DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY AWARD

The Development Gateway Foundation is calling for nominations for its US$100,000 prize for outstanding achievement in the use of information and communication technologies to improve lives in developing countries. Sponsored in part by Intel Corporation, this year’s Development Gateway Award is focusing on initiatives that empower or improve the conditions of youth.

www.developmentgateway.org/awar

* GSM ACADEMY - BSS O&M TRAINING FOR AFRICAN PROFESSIONALS

Starting October 2, 2006, TOP will provide a GSM curriculum for Expert Training on BSS Operation & Maintenance. The boot camp includes 3 months oflectures and hands-on labs and is completed by 6 months of apprenticeship at a European GSM network operator. This heavily sponsored program targets on African engineers / technicians to improve their job possibilitiesin their home countries.

http://www.topbusinessag.com/e/news/07-04-2006_gsmacademy.php