Globacom and Alca-Lu sign network deal

15 May 2008

French-US vendor Alcatel-Lucent has announced the inking of a contract with Nigerian second national operator (SNO) Globacom to increase the capacity and performance of its mobile and fixed networks. The project is part of the operator’s move to an all-IP network, enabling the provision of triple-play services, and includes improvements to the core fixed and mobile infrastructures as well as radio access and microwave backhaul systems. No dates or financial details have yet been publicised.