NetOne hands Huawei USD200m contract

16 Jul 2012

Zimbabwean state-owned cellco NetOne has awarded China’s Huawei Technologies a USD200 million network upgrade and expansion contract, covering the deployment of 2,000 base stations. As reported by TechZim, the project will modernise NetOne’s GSM/W-CDMA network in readiness for upgrade to future platforms including Long Term Evolution (LTE). No timeframe was announced for completion of the work, which forms part of a wider programme aimed at ‘meeting the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on ICTs by year 2015.’

Zimbabwe, Huawei Technologies, NetOne