Motorola awarded $50m

Motorola has signed a $50m contract with Celtel Nigeria, part of Celtel International, to expand its GSM network within southern regions of the country.

Under the agreement, Motorola will deploy its latest Motorola Reach GSM solutions and provide comprehensive services. According to Motorola, the expansion will enable Celtel to increase its subscriber capacity, extend its coverage into new areas and improve the quality of its network.

‘Deploying Motorola’s technology for this network expansion will enable Celtel to add on new subscribers easily and efficiently, and ensure that the company continues to provide its growing number of customers with high quality services,’ commented Ali Amer, vice president, Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Motorola Networks & Enterprise.

As an upgradeable and straightforward solution that offers new features and platforms, GSM is predicted to be a key technology for connecting the next billion subscribers across the world.