V-Mobile contracts Huawei for expansion

6 Apr 2005

Nigeria’s second largest mobile operator Vee Networks (which trades under the V-Mobile brand) has contracted Huawei Technologies for the expansion of its GSM network in a deal worth USD80 million. Huawei will provide base stations and equipment across 15 of the country’s 36 states and has also inked a co-operation agreement with the communications ministry to assist with the rollout of next generation services in the country. Huawei will offer Vee Networks and its competitors UMTS, high-end routers and technical training to assist the cellcos with the implementation of advanced services over their networks.

Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria