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Officials at the signing ceremony held in Barcelona.

Mobily, Nokia in deal to launch strategic 5G tests

RIYADH, March 3, 2018

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading telecom services operator in Saudi Arabia, has signed an agreement with Nokia Company to launch 5G tests for the first time in the kingdom.

The duo is collaborating in a strategic vision to develop 5G towards the next generation of advanced bandwidth network.

The MoU includes introducing new technologies in Mobily network like; 4.5G LET, and 4.9G, 5G, transport modernization for both optic and IP, fixed wireless access technologies including FastMile and wireless PON, said Ahmed Aboudoma, Mobily CEO, after signing the deal with Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia, recently in Barcelona.

"We are working in Mobily to achieve one of the pillars of the Saudi Vision, in which the kingdom is seeking to increase high speed internet coverage in different regions of the country and enhance the quality of connection," he noted.

"In order to achieve this goal, we are currently working on signing a MoU with Nokia and other enterprises that has a track record in launching new technologies over Telecom Towers," he added.

This MoU comes as a contribution from Mobily to achieve one of most important goals of Kingdom Vision 2030, which focuses on setting up Kingdom technologies to be prepared for any new technical updates in the international Telecom industry.-TradeArabia News Service

Tags: Saudi Arabia | Nokia | Mobily | 5G tests |

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