Unitel & Ericsson partner to expand telecom network across Angola

Unitel and Ericsson have signed a three-year partnership across Angola for supplying Radio System solutions.

The Radio & 5G core expansions will enable Unitel to meet increasing data demands of customers on the Angolan market. The agreement sees the expansion of Ericsson’s Packet Core and User Data Consolidation network and readiness for 5G non-standalone services.

“We are committed to providing the residents and businesses in Angola with the best telecommunication services,” says Amílcar Safeca, Administrator and Chief Technical Officer at Unitel Angola.

“Our strategic goal is to stay at the forefront of customer experience and Ericsson is an excellent partner to address these requirements. This frame agreement will allow us to differentiate more our end-user offering and benefit from Ericsson’s latest products and solutions,” added the Chief Technical Officer at Unitel Angola.

Nora Wahby, VP and Head of Ericsson West Africa and Morocco, says, “Africa is witnessing a digital transformation fueled by innovation of telecom services and solutions and the high demand for smart devices. This transformation requires networks that can provide superior performance to cater for the data explosion.”