Airtel Nigeria, the country’s third largest wireless operator by subscribers, has signed a three-year contract with Ericsson to modernise and expand its packet core network. TechCity reports that the Ericsson Evolved Packet Core and other solutions will provide increased reliability and scalability to the Airtel network, making it more flexible in meeting the growing demand for new services. Commenting on the deal, Head of Ericsson South and East Africa Jonathan Adams said: ‘Through this partnership, we will be deploying a comprehensive, reliable and future-proof suite of solutions that offers quicker time to market of new offerings and superior network performance.’
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