CONTRACTS: WHO'S SELLING WHAT TO WHO?
* RELIANCE TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CERILLION – NIGERIA
Cerillion Technologies has announced a new contract with Reliance Telecommunications (Reltelwireless) to implement a complete mediation solution for their CDMA network in Nigeria. Cerillion will deliver their Mediator product and provide integration with network switches from Huawei. The system will be used to improve revenue assurance in Reltelwireless, securing revenue generation from a full range of corporate and residential services. Mediator's intuitive configuration tools and rules-based processing engine will support their time-to-market demands, whilst providing a complete audit trail and CDR traceability.
* WATANIYA TELECOM AND ERICSSON – ALGERIA
Ericsson has been selected by Algerian operator Wataniya Telecom to provide the Ericsson Mobile Organizer (EMO), Ericsson's solution for push e-mail. EMO allows Wataniya's business customers to access e-mail, contacts and calendar conveniently while on the move. Wataniya Telecom is one the first operators in Africa to introduce Ericsson's push e-mail solution. Under the agreement Ericsson will provide Wataniya with a complete push e-mail solution including both hardware and application software.
* MTN AND CAMBRIDGE BROADBAND – CAMEROON
MTN is chosen Cambridge Broadband's VectaStar wireless transmission solution to backhaul its cellular GSM network in Cameroon. Commercial operation will commence in two of the country's main cities, Douala and Youande, using the licensed 10.5GHz spectrum band. These towns will be covered by four fully redundant VectaStar base stations, which consolidate traffic from the VectaStar subscriber units located at MTN's cellular base stations.
* INTERNET SOLUTIONS/LAYERONE AND KPMG – AFRICA
Internet Solutions (IS), a leading converged communications services provider, and IS subsidiary, LayerOne, the African distributor for Nokia’s Intellisync products, have rolled out the largest mobile e-mail deal in Africa on behalf of the South African office of global accounting and advisory firm KPMG. This implementation enables more than 2000 of KPMG’s professional employees to connect to e-mail and access corporate information from anywhere, at anytime.
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