Telecom network vendor Huawei has extended its managed services deal with Airtel Nigeria to cover the capital city Abuja and surrounding federal territory.
Earlier, a competitor or Huawei had handled the Abuja and surrounding federal territory.
The extension will improve network quality and enhance the Airtel customer experience in the region.
Huawei in a statement said it will support Airtel in achieving its business objectives supported by its capabilities including employee management, OSS tools, as well as standardized delivery platforms and processes (MSUP).
Since 2011, Huawei, a Chinese telecom vendor, provides managed services on 2G and 3G wireless networks, microwave transmission networks and core networks — across 60 percent of the country – to Airtel in Nigeria.
Huawei claims that it is currently the leading MSP in the region with more than 45 percent market share, and serves 25 CSPs in the region.