LTT to transform PI Works’ network

01 February 2023

Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT) has entrusted the digital transformation of its network to PI Works, which will deploy its EXA solution on all the ISP’s radio access networks to automate their management.

“Implementing such a solution, powered by artificial intelligence capabilities, will reduce network operating costs,” said Ahmed Eshakruni, head of Networks and Quality of Service Department at LTT.

With the automation of its network, LTT will be able to improve the quality of the internet services provided. Automation should also allow the ISP to improve its service flexibility, operational efficiency and network availability while reducing operational and capital expenditures.

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MTN Uganda targets cloud-native 5G capable core network

01 February 2023

MTN Uganda has announced a five-year strategic partnership with Huawei Technologies to transform and modernize its network towards a cloud-native 5G-capable core network. The ‘MUNA project’ is part of the greater MTN Group MUNIC strategy that will see MTN Uganda’s network evolve into an all-cloud core network.

“Through this project, we are modernizing our core network to get ready for 5G in the near future in Uganda. However, this modernization will also help us immediately in delivering a better quality of our voice network,” said Ali Monzer, chief technical and information officer at MTN Uganda.

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MTN South Africa picks TEOCO for 5G planning

09 December 2022

MTN South Africa has selected TEOCO’s ASSET 5G planning solution to deliver 5G services to its 34.5 million subscribers. This contract extension builds on TEOCO and MTN Group’s existing relationship which has seen TEOCO offer network planning solutions to MTN for over two decades.

The extension provides the operator with the full capabilities to plan a state-of-the-art 5G network and support the optimization of the planning process.

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Airtel and Meta focus on digitisation

08 December 2022

Bharti Airtel marked the improvement of open RAN and cloud platforms as the next big moves under its latest tie-up with Meta Platforms, with the pair set to focus on advancing India’s digital market by boosting connectivity infrastructure.

Airtel said that its collaboration with Meta Platforms will centre on advancing connectivity by investing in cloud technology and bringing 2Africa, the world’s longest submarine cable, to Airtel’s Mumbai station. 

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