WINDHOEK, Feb. 2 – Mobile Telecommunications Limited, (MTC) the largest operator in Namibia, announced the appointment of over 40 Namibian companies as contracting partners to its 081 Every1 Project.
The Project aims to construct over 500 new towers in mainly rural Namibia. MTC has confirmed that the Project, which will realize Namibia’s 100% population network coverage, has shifted into higher gear following the completion of the tendering proceedings that were completed late 2017.
MTC has now finalized the appointment of the companies that will immediately start working on the project.
Tim Ekandjo, Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer said, “Through technology and innovation this Project will help change the way people live, work and communicate, providing an important platform for sustainable growth and development. The 081Every1 Project will be a catalyst for change to accelerate the development of rural areas in the country.”
He reiterated that the Project is a significant Namibian Project, concluding that, “We are therefore humbly proud and satisfied that we have vested Namibian companies to participate in this project in line with our Procurement policy that seeks to empower Namibians.” – NDN Staffer