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Orange DRC signs NaaS contract with NuRAN Wireless for tower construction and operation

Thursday 11 February 2021 | 14:27 CET | News
NuRAN Wireless has announced a Network as a Service (NaaS) contract with Orange in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which is estimated to generate gross revenue for the company of up to CAD 500 million during its term, commencing February. NuRAN is partnering with Orange DRC and various multi-network operators or MNOs for the purpose of constructing and operating 2,000 new NuRAN towers over the next 40 months in the DRC to meet pent-up demand, with a particular focus for rural communities with populations of around 5,000.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NuRAN Wireless / Orange DRC
Countries: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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