Aviat Networks, an expert in microwave networking solutions, has announced an agreement with MTN Nigeria to expand managed services.
Aviat Networks will manage the flow of material into Aviat-controlled facilities for MTN Nigeria. The material will be managed, organized and kitted in support of specific customer implementations that have been jointly planned between MTN Nigeria and Aviat Networks.
“This is an opportunity to work more closely with our partner on planning and deploying Aviat equipment into the MTN Nigeria network,” said Yahaya Ibrahim, Senior Manager Core and Transmission Implementation, NID-Network Group, MTN Nigeria. “This new agreement demonstrates our confidence in Aviat’s capabilities to efficiently manage our inventory. The agreement reduces our overall costs and pain points and improves visibility to better plan future inventory requirements.”
The agreement will harden the partnership beteen the two. Aviat Networks currently provides a broad set of value-added services including network design and planning, inventory and spares management and product support across a broad spectrum of Aviat supplied products. Aviat Networks will be leveraging its proven approach to managing the receipt and shipment of products within the Nigerian sector.
“This agreement with MTN Nigeria lays the foundation to offer additional managed telecom services across our overall customer base,” says Heinz Stumpe, Aviat Networks Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President. “It opens a new source of business for us upon which we intend to build.”