NetOne inaugurates new switching centre

12 Dec 2011

Zimbabwean state-run cellco NetOne has commissioned a new mobile switching centre in Bulawayo in the south of the country, at a cost of USD45 million. As well as mobile voice calls, the switching centre also supports broadband internet and packet data traffic, and is designed to improve network reliability, availability and security in the southern region. As reported by Telecompaper, the new network facilities, sourced from Huawei Technologies using a loan from China Export & Import Bank, will also enable NetOne subscribers to use internet services on their mobile phones.

Zimbabwe, Huawei Technologies, NetOne