ZTE wins Rwanda contract

4 Apr 2007

Chinese vendor ZTE Corp has won a contract with cellco MTN Rwandacell to build a backbone transmission network and a metropolitan network in the capital Kigali. The backbone will connect Kigali with MTN’s infrastructure in neighbouring Uganda, providing an international fibre optic gateway. A press release states that the equipment being installed by ZTE will feature ‘seamless scalability for system upgrades up to 2.5G’. MTN, based in South Africa, has cellular operations in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

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