1242 — Ericsson and MTN Group sign agreements for mobile network equipment and services

May 25, 2004 | Conteúdos Em Ingles

Ericsson has signed two five-year agreements with African telecommunications operator MTN Group for mobile network equipment and services. Both companies share a ten year relationship and experience in meting the demands of mobile users in the sub-Saharan region. These agreements are valued at more than USD 1.5 billion.


Ericsson, believes this move will lead their relationship to a new level aimed at evolving and growing the MTN business. The agreement for equipment supply and delivery covers pre-defined solutions for mobile core and radio access network, ensuring an efficient supply chain and scalability across all MTN markets.

The agreement for provisioning of services comprises business and technology consulting, network and systems design, deployment and integration, and support and training. Under its terms MTN has the power to locally choose different service levels depending on the operator’s local capability, which gives MTN a very high degree of flexibility in their operations.


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