ZTE wins Nigeria contract

17 Jan 2007

Nigeria’s Ministry of Communications (MoC) has contracted Chinese vendor ZTE to take part in Phase II of the National Rural Telephony Programme (NRTP), which will involve deploying over 250,000 lines covering 138 cities in the twelve states of northern Nigeria. The network will use CDMA2000 1xEV-DO technology enabling high speed voice and data communication. ZTE is already engaged in Phase I of the NRTP, installing similar infrastructure across the major cities. Phase I is due for completion in the first half of this year.



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