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Airtel deploys LTE network in Seychelles with Ericsson

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Ericsson says that it has won a contract to deploy an LTE network in the Seychelles on behalf of Bharti Airtel.

This is Airtel's first commercial LTE network in Africa. The network is expected to cover 10,000 LTE subscribers in the first phase.

The agreement includes equipment, software and support services, as well as incorporating multi-standard radio base station equipment from the Ericsson RBS 6000 family, LTE RAN software and upgrading existing 2G and 3G access network software.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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