Econet Wireless contracts Ericsson for GSM expansion

26 Feb 2004

Ericsson has signed a contract with Nigerian cellco Econet Wireless for the expansion of its GSM network. The contract, which is worth USD10 million, will double Econet’s network capacity. The two companies have already started the first phase of the project.

Nigeria,Airtel Nigeria,


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