Huawei to deploy LTE TDD Network for ZODA FONES in Western Africa

By
Telecom Lead Team:
Huawei has been selected to deploy western
Africa’s first LTE TDD commercial network for ZODA FONES, a telecom operator in
Nigeria.

 

Leveraging
Huawei’s SingleRAN LTE TDD solution, this network will cover the capital of
Nigeria and its surrounding areas to provide end-users with high-speed and
abundant data services.

 

Based
on an analysis of the operator’s needs and the mobile market situation in
western Africa, Huawei proposed that Nigeria employ its SingleRAN LTE TDD
solution, consisting of radio access network and core network solutions. The
high spectrum efficiency and maximized spectrum asset value this solution is
able to bring to ZODA FONES has provided Huawei with an ideal opportunity to
deploy its first LTE TDD network.

 

“The
deployment of Nigeria’s first LTE TDD commercial network and western Africa’s
first LTE TDD commercial network is a milestone for mobile broadband
development in western Africa. Huawei’s leading solutions, rich experience, and
fast delivery capabilities will allow ZODA FONES to achieve a strong market
position and provide its subscribers with an excellent service
experience,” said A. Aliyu, president of ZODA FONES.

 

“It
is an honor for Huawei to deploy western Africa’s first LTE TDD commercial
network for ZODA FONES. Huawei’s success in securing this contract demonstrates
its extensive industry-leading capabilities in providing LTE TDD commercial
network solutions. Huawei is proud of this important project for ZODA FONES, as
it will greatly influence the development of LTE networks in Africa,” said
Deng Taihua, president of WiMAX & TDS & LTE Networks, Huawei.

 

Recently,Huawei showcased its full range of LTE devices at the Consumer
Electronics Show (CES) 2012. These devices include its first LTE smartphone,
the Huawei Ascend P1 lte, LTE modem and LTE router. A total of nine Huawei LTE
terminal devices are on display.

 

The highlight of the showcase is the Huawei Ascend P1
lte, the LTE-enabled version of Huawei’s latest smartphone. Running on a
high-performance, dual-core 1.5G processor and featuring a 4.3-inch Super
AMOLED display, the Huawei Ascend P1 lte enables users to take advantage of the
latest LTE technology and enjoy unprecedented data transfer speeds on their
smartphones.

 

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