Orange Uganda selects Alca-Lu to build, operate and manage its mobile network

9 Oct 2009

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that Orange Uganda has selected it to reduce its global network maintenance costs and improve network operating efficiencies. The French/US equipment vendor will build, operate and manage the Orange Uganda mobile network by providing technical support, repair, field maintenance and programme management services. Alca-Lu claims the full managed services contract is the first not only for Uganda but also in East Africa. ‘By choosing Alcatel-Lucent to oversee our network maintenance, we’re able to streamline network operations with a common set of processes and to increase scalability, while simultaneously reducing costs, simplifying maintenance and delivering the consistent service levels our customers expect’ said Philippe Luxcey, CEO of Orange Uganda.

Uganda, Africell Uganda, Alcatel-Lucent