Nokia clinches broadband network deal from Ooredoo Qatar

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Nokia has bagged a three-year deal from Ooredoo Qatar to upgrade and expand mobile broadband network.

Ooredoo reported revenues of $8.8 billion and has a global customer base of 117 million customers in 2015.

Ooredoo Qatar is already utilizing Nokia’s LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation technology to offer up to 375 Mbps speeds in busy areas of Doha. In a recent demonstration, the companies achieved peak data rates close to 600 Mbps.

Nokia, as per the deal announced today, will deploy its 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, LTE-A radio and core network technologies enabling Ooredoo Qatar to expand the Supernet service across the country.

Waleed Al-Sayed, chief executive officer of Ooredoo Qatar, said: “We continue to enhance the Ooredoo Supernet to deliver the best possible Internet experience, working with a range of international technology leaders such as Nokia.”