CBNL is in advanced level of discussions with telecommunications giants Philippine Long-Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecom (Globe) and expects to introduce joint ventures in the next 45 months or so.
CBNL is cautiously analyzing the best way to enter the Philippine market and ensuring the best possible partnerships with the right companies.
Nigel Webb, VP, Sub-Saharan Africa, CBNL
, added: "The Nigeria upgrade requires both product expertise and local knowledge to ensure effective transition, with minimal downtime and disruption to MTN's customers.
In addition to backhauling cell sites throughout the country, CBNL
will be working in partnership with MTN to provide programme management, deployment and support services to ensure delivery of the upgrade.
(NAIC: 63541), which began operations in 1956, is licensed in 25 states.
The CTO at CBNL - John Naylon revealed, Our earlier stint in India was not so successful.
The CBNL official further said, With ARPUs hitting a new low and market getting competitive, the need for cost effective solutions are on upswing.
CBNL, which operates manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom and China, was not ready to divulge on the potential agreements that it hopes to shape in the Indian market.