In October 2015, Ericsson announced that it had signed its first Managed Rural Coverage deal with MTN, bringing mobile coverage as a service to parts of central and northern Benin where there was none previously. Watch this video to learn more.

Managed Rural Coverage is a cost-competitive solution whereby Ericsson enables operators to provide mobile coverage for a set period according to service level agreements and defined key performance indicators. In this case, Ericsson and MTN Benin have signed an agreement for five years.

For more information about Managed Rural Coverage, read the press release.