Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Saudi Arabia's Mobily Outsources Network Operations to Ericsson

Mobily, a Saudi Arabian mobile operator, a member of the Etisalat Group, awarded a 3-year multivendor, managed services agreement to Ericsson. Under the deal, Ericsson will be responsible for network operations, field operations and optimization as well as the spare parts management. The agreement also makes Ericsson responsible for site maintenance of Mobily's entire multi-vendor network. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  • In November 2007, Huawei announced a contract to construct Mobily's nationwide IP bearer network in Saudi Arabia.

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