CTS, a leading provider of network planning, optimisation and spectrum management solutions including associated services, has successfully completed its contract with Celtel for its Ellipse Microwave Planning Tool Suite and for Planet EV, which CTS sells under a reseller agreement with Marconi Wireless.
Celtel International, headquartered in Hoofddorp, in the Netherlands, is a pan-African mobile communications group operating in 14 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and serving more than 8.5 million customers. To support its pan-African operations, Celtel purchased several Ellipse Microwave Planning and Planet EV licences. The two solutions are used for the planning and optimisation of the group’s transmission and radio networks. CTS was selected for its capacity to provide first-class implementation and support services across the company’s African operations and for the extensive and detailed engineering functions of both tools.
The contract included the installation, migration of existing technical data, training, and maintenance for Celtel’s operations in the African countries of Tanzania, Uganda, Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Gabon, Malawi, Chad, Niger, Kenya and Sudan.
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