Monday, January 12, 2009

Ericsson to expand Zain Madagascar network

The Zain Group has selected Ericsson to expand the core network and the GSM radio access network in Madagascar.

The upgrade is centered upon deploying Ericsson's Packet Core Network, including both SGSN and GGSN nodes, and Ericsson's Mobile Softswitch Solution. Rollout of the first phase of the project has already begun. Ericsson will also provide a range of associated professional services including systems integration, network deployment, field maintenance, and support services in order to ensure successful delivery of the expanded network. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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