Ericsson to prepare Mobily’s networks for IoT, 5G

9 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabian cellco Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has awarded a modernisation contract to Ericsson under which the vendor will upgrade its access network in the western region of Saudi Arabia, deploying the latest features of the Ericsson Radio System. Ericsson will introduce advanced technologies such as FDD-TDD convergence, 4×4 MIMO, multi-band carrier aggregation (CA), and enable greater spectrum flexibility and migration between GSM, W-CDMA, and LTE by implementing the Ericsson Shared Carrier solution. These enhancements will also prepare Mobily’s network for IoT and 5G. Mobily’s CEO Ahmed Aboudoma said: ‘This agreement with Ericsson is in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 and its objectives that fall within developing the Telecom and IT sector, in addition to preparing best-provided services to customers that comply with its new strategy “RISE”. This includes a concept that raises the level of provided services to customers by using the latest telecom technologies.’

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