And we thought NSN was on fire, with announcements of four deals in January. Well wait, here is the 5th one!! Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company), a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia has chosen NSN for network modernization and expansion. This will lead to enhanced voice and data services with improved network connectivity and coverage. Mobily equates to 40%+ market share of the mobile subscriptions in the Saudi Arabia.
Customers of Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company), a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, will soon enjoy enhanced voice and data services with improved network connectivity and coverage. For this, the operator has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks’ Single RAN (radio access network) and comprehensive services, including refarming of the GSM 900 MHz band to 3G. NSN will upgrade Mobily’s 2G, 3G (WCDMA) and TD-LTE networks in the centeral region including Riyadh, the largest city in the country. As committed in July last year, the operator is undertaking major network upgrades and expansions to provide an unmatched service experience for its customers.
In another news, NSN has won the “Outstanding Contribution to TD Technology” Award in China. In a recent industry seminar, TDIA, together with China Electronics News, celebrated China’s TD industry and honored the players that have contributed to the technology’s development.
Telecommunication Development Industry Alliance (TDIA) has recognized NSN’s impressive contribution to time division (TD) technology with its prestigious award. NSN has supported the standardization, development and harmonization of TD technology for over 15 years and is the world leader in commercializing TD-LTE ecosystems today, with deployment contracts in 6 continents*.