Mattel inks deal with Huawei

17 Sep 2019

Mauritanian cellular operator Mattel has signed a cooperation agreement with Chinese equipment vendor Huawei for the upgrade of its networks. A report from Agence Ecofin cites Mattel’s managing director, Elyes Ben Sassi, as saying: ‘The realisation of this project, in partnership with Huawei, will contribute to the growth of the sector and will allow Mattel to consolidate its growth potential in the Mauritanian telecommunications market.’ Full details of the contract were not disclosed. Mattel, which is backed by Tunisie Telecom, is the smallest of Mauritania’s three cellcos, claiming around 23% of the mobile market as of mid-2019.

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