ZTE WIns Contracts in Croatia and Montenegro
Published on: 12th Dec 2011
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ZTE has won a contract for an initial 75 base stations to be deployed in Croatia and Montenegro on behalf of USA based VelaTel Global Communications.
The purchase order for 75 base transceiver stations (BTS) plus the core equipment, other infrastructure and software is worth USD4.76 million.
ZTE estimates the equipment will be ready for shipment that is tentatively scheduled for end of December 2011 and will clear customs in Croatia and Montenegro and be available for installation by approximately March 2012.
VelaTel's COO, Mario Alvarez, speaking from Zagreb, Croatia where he is overseeing pre-engineering and meeting with ZTE's local branch office to finalize a services contract, stated, "Even though we will not officially close our acquisition of Novi-Net and Montenegro Connect until early January, we are working with our new partners to take the steps necessary to have sites ready for installation when the equipment arrives. We appreciate ZTE's efforts to expedite this order and to identify where their local people can provide the services that will ensure a smooth deployment."