Telenor inks five year overhaul deal with ZTE

27 Mar 2012

Telenor Pakistan has selected Chinese vendor ZTE to conduct a five-year network extension and upgrade programme. The deal will see ZTE install a total of 18,000 network base stations, broken down as follows: 1,500 GSM stations, and complete replacement of 7,500 existing stations, 7,000 HSPA and 2,000 Long Term Evolution (LTE) stations. Construction will begin later this year, and will last until 2017. ZTE will also provide full network operation management and end-to-end service network optimization services for the Norwegian-backed cellco.

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