MTN GROUP SIGNS TWO FIVE YEAR AGREEMENTS WITH ERICSSON WORTH USD1.5 BN

Telecoms

Ericsson has signed two five-year agreements with South African operator MTN Group for mobile network equipment and services. The agreements are valued at more than USD 1.5 billion.

The agreement for equipment supply and delivery covers pre-defined solutions for mobile core and radio access network, ensuring an efficient supply chain and scalability across all MTN markets.

The agreement for provisioning of services includes business and technology consulting, network and systems design, deployment and integration, and support and training. Under the agreement MTN locally can choose different service levels depending on the operator’s local capability, giving MTN a very high degree of flexibility in their operations.