Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Mobily Picks NSN for Network Upgrade in Riyadh

Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company) has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks’ Single RAN to upgrade its network, 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 Saudi Arabia.

Under the contract, NSN is providing Mobily with its Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station. The company is also providing its network management software, NetAct and Performance Manager to enable consolidated monitoring, management, and operation of Mobily’s 2G, 3G and LTE networks. The services scope includes network planning, optimization, system integration, implementation and care services for a smooth upgrade and expansion of the operator’s networks.