ZTE, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions has entered an agreement with Colombian mobile operator Comcel to provide managed services.
The deal will make ZTE the largest managed services provider in the country.
As part of the agreement, ZTE will provide equipment including BTS and power equipment.
Comcel has 30 million subscribers and is the largest mobile operator in Colombia. It is owned by Mexican América Móvil.
In 2011, ZTE signed a contract to provide managed services to Telefónica Telecom, the largest fixed line operator in Colombia. The company’s agreement with Comcel means it will provide services to more than 6,000 sites, the most of any provider in Columbia.
"We are pleased with the expansion of telecoms services in Colombia and the South American market,” said ZTE Columbia Vice President Zhang Dianjun. ”The agreement with Comcel will help the operator provide customized services to its users.”
ZTE provides a comprehensive range of high-quality wireless, wireline and access & bearer managed services to more than 100 million subscribers in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. The company recently entered into partnerships with multinational operators such as Telenor, Teliasonera, Telefonica, Orange, H3G, MTN, KPN, STC, ZAIN and others.