Vodacom Tanzania has inked a five-year managed services deal with Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN). The vendor will take over complete responsibility for the existing Network Management Centre and operations across the radio, transmission and core networks, as well as network planning and optimisation. Under the terms of the deal, 124 Vodacom Tanzania employees will transfer to NSN. No financial details have been disclosed. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Vodacom Tanzania ended 2010 with just over seven million active subscribers, giving it a market share of 36%.