Aviat Networks to provide managed network services to Etisalat Nigeria

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Aviat Networks to provide managed network services to Etisalat Nigeria

Aviat Networks, a microwave networking solutions provider, has announced a service level agreement (SLA) to provide Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS), operating as Etisalat Nigeria, with a comprehensive suite of Managed Network Services.

Aviat Networks is establishing a Network Operations Center (NOC) to operate 50 hops of Etisalat's Enterprise Data Network, comprising 100 radios of the Eclipse Packet Node microwave networking solution, on the mobile operator's network nationwide within Nigeria. In addition, the company will implement the following:

  • ProVision, Aviat Networks' carrier-class element management system (EMS), for total network surveillance, fault escalation and reporting with up to six months of performance data stored for analysis; and
  • Comprehensive Spares Management Program (SMP) for the quick replacement of mission-critical components in the field

Aviat Networks and the Etisalat Operations team will jointly set up the NOC at Etisalat headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. The NOC will be capable of 24/7 network self-management, with Aviat Networks-trained personnel working from a central site, collocated within its data center.

"This will be Aviat Networks' first Managed Network Services SLA with Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates, one of the largest mobile telecommunications company in theMiddle East and North Africa (MENA) region," says Olawale Osimosu, Country Director of Aviat Networks, Nigeria. "Aviat Networks Managed Network Services are designed to give Etisalat a cost-optimized solution by leveraging its existing staff in Nigeria and resulting in a better network quality of service for its end users. Overall, this is a great opportunity for us to showcase our market leading capabilities in managed services among all the microwave specialist providers."



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