Monday, August 27, 2007

Huawei Builds WiMAX 802.16e Net for Saudi Telecom

Saudi Telecom has selected Huawei Technologies to deploy a WiMAX 802.16e-based network covering major cities including Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Under the contract, Huawei will design and deploy an end-to end WiMAX 802.16e network including Base Station, Access Service Network Gateway, Network Management System, as well as an Authorization, Authentication and Accounting system.

Huawei's end-to-end WiMAX solution integrates key technologies such as orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO), enabling high-quality network coverage and bandwidth capacity.