Ericsson to supply RBS 6000 radio base station technology to Etisalat Egypt for 4G preparation

Telecom Lead Middle East: Etisalat Egypt is preparing for LTE / 4G network. Ericsson will provide Etisalat Egypt with its latest RBS 6000 radio base station technology.

The new agreement with Etisalat Egypt to transform its radio network to launch converged information and telecom services will enable energy-efficient and cost-effective operations. The Egyptian mobile operator will also meet demands of its growing subscriber base with better and faster mobile internet connectivity and quality mobile coverage.

“Demand for voice and data services is constantly increasing. This is why we are always striving to cater to our subscribers’ needs by continuously upgrading our network and adopting the latest technology,” said Saeed ElHamly, CEO, Etisalat Egypt.

“Etisalat Misr keep its commitment in maintaining technology and broadband leadership and will continue investing in solutions and products that will enhance service experience for consumers and enterprises,” said Haitham AbdulRazzak, CTO, Etisalat Egypt.

Ericsson says RBS 6000 will minimize Etisalat Egypt’s operational expenses and reduce environmental impact. Deployment of the latest Ericsson technology will also allow for the development of new, high-speed mobile broadband services and web applications.

“We are committed to supporting them with our solutions, technologies and expertise to achieve this. It will also allow us, at Ericsson, to continue to progress in our quest to enable a truly networked society in Egypt and the region where everything that can benefit from connectivity will be connected,” said Işıl Yalcin, president of Ericsson, North East Africa Unit, Ericsson Region Middle East.

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