Ericsson secures Palestinian network deal

Kuwait's National Mobile Telecommunications signed a deal with Ericsson to help build the infrastructure for a second Palestinian cellular network, a Reuters report said.

Wataniya said the agreement with the telecom equipment maker covers the purchase of network equipment, including base stations and network towers, the provision of hardware and software documentation and staff training.

Wataniya did not give any financial details of the deal, the Reuters report said.