Africell Angola has awarded Digis Squared a multi-year contract to provide end to end Managed Services to support the launch of its new network.
The contract will see Africell Angola benefiting from Digis Squared’s end to end Managed Services capabilities, covering Radio, Core, BSS, VAS, and Field.
“Digis Squared’s tools will help our systems work smartly and efficiently”, says Christopher Lundh, CEO of Africell Angola. "We have been impressed by Digis Squared’s commitment to transferring skills to local staff, a goal which aligns with our own, and we are confident in their experience of multi-vendor systems.”
Mohamed Hamdy, CCO of Digis Squared, said: “The contract for Managed Services will enable the new Africell Angola network to launch smoothly and undertake a successful rollout of solutions to customers. Digis Squared’s resources, AI assisted tools, and processes will ensure Africell Angola's end-to-end services perform at their peak.”
Africell Angola’s CTIO Faissal Abdallah added: “The technical solutions we deploy now will form the backbone of the systems we use for decades ahead. Making sure that the complex web of systems deployed can work together seamlessly and resiliently is vital if Africell Angola is to be a network which delivers innovation, affordability and reliability over the long term.”
Africell is also entrusting in-building coverage optimisation to Digis Squared, with the firm using its AI assisted tools including Digis One, INOS, and iPM solutions. Developed in-house, these tools deliver intelligent, automated testing, benchmarking and analysis platform for network operators and service providers, reducing completion time as well as OPEX.
In partnership with Africell, Digis Squared aims to develop and enhance the capability of local engineers and other technical professionals, increasing their skills and experience. The target is to create a significant number of skilled jobs in the local Angola telecoms market.