Is there an interest for African telcos to buy DDU from radio vendors such as Ericsson, Alcatel, Huawei and others?

I was recently in Africa after a long absence of 2 years, and I was amazed to see that nothing had changed in the way multinational corporations are selling to local telecom providers. It is quite amazing for me that they still apply a percentage on the price of the equipment to cover their so-called “DDU costs”. This leads to some awkward situations where the shipment of a switch costs

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AllForSite wishes you an exciting and successful ACN with your favorite team!

We are proud to announce AllForSite’s humble but valuable contribution to the success of the upcoming MTN African Cup of Nations (ACN) hosted by Ghana in 2008. It will soon be a hectic moment for telecom providers in Ghana. Mobile operators expect busy days and anticipate a dramatic surge in voice traffic from 20 January to 10 February 2008. To ensure that the traffic surge does not freeze the whole

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Launch of our partner’s new website!

In just a few days, IT-development, our partner for logistics software, will launch its new website. They already supply the back office solution behind www.allforsite.com, but also provide AllForSite with a complete supply chain management solution that was implemented at T-Mobile, Orange, and Panalpina for Ericsson. The system allows to track and trace equipment from the factory to the site going through several steps including transport, transit, material request, order

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Why is it so difficult for tower manufacturers to sell standard items?

To this question, we have never received a clear answer, but we have some ideas… As AllForSite becomes a more and more mature organization, we were thinking recently that we would be able to compose our own complete range of standard towers within a reasonable timeframe. We started to list every possible tower type, all components, and external factors such as wind zone, weather, soil etc. We ended up with

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