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Huawei Wins $750 Million Upgrade Contract in Nigeria

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Huawei is reported to have won a USD750 million contract to expand the mobile network of Nigeria's Globacom.

Local media reported that the contract was signed yesterday at a press event.

The contract signing comes just after the mobile network secured a loan syndication agreement to fund network upgrades.

Globacom's Chief Operating Officer, Muhammed Jameel, said the contract will enable the firm embark on an overhaul of its network.

Describing the contract detail, the Globacom's COO explained that the contract would see Huawei upgrade every element of the network, ranging from Base Transceiver Stations (BTS), Mobile Switching Centers (MSC), and transmission infrastructures among others.

Huawei is expected to complete the various facilities upgrade within six months.

On the web: The Guardian

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