Siemens bags expansion deal

27 Jul 2004

German equipment supplier Siemens has been awarded a USD24 million contract by the Ivory Coast’s largest cellco, Loteny Telecom, to increase the capacity of its network from 500,000 subscribers to 1.2 million by February 2005. Siemens has been Loteny’s main equipment supplier since the launch of services in 1996. Under the latest deal, the German company will install new mobile transmission sites, base stations and switching centres.