NITEL contracts ZTE for FWA expansion

11 Nov 2005

State-run fixed line operator Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) has contracted ZTE Corp to expand its fixed wireless access (FWA) CDMA2000 1x network to the north-east. The deal is the latest venture between the two companies, which have been working together since ZTE supplied the telco with the a 10,000 line trial FWA network in Maiduguri earlier this year. Under the agreement ZTE will roll out 130,000 lines in Bauchi, Plateau, Taraba, Adamawa, Gombe, Yobe and Borno.

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