Zain KSA launches LTE Advanced CA in two bands powered by Huawei

Telecom operator Zain KSA has launched the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands (Band 1 and Band 3) network – powered by Huawei.

LTE-Advanced network will enable Zain to offer mobile speeds of up to 150 Mb/s with its existing nationwide LTE network.
The LTE Advanced network doubles its capacity and enhances the user speed upper limit from 75Mbps to 150 Mbps.

Huawei has also supported Zain to set up the Tech City project in Saudi Arabia to establish protocols to understand the user experience, to achieve the best voice quality, web and video experience in the Saudi telecom market.

Zain Group HQ
“As market trends continue to move toward high speed mobile data & video communication along with the proliferation of social applications, bringing unprecedented challenges to mobile broadband networks. We recognize LTE-A technology as the way of future connectivity,” said Hassan Kabbani, CEO of Zain KSA.

Ramadan Ding, CEO of Huawei Saudi Arabia, said: “These technologies are increasingly viewed as enablers of continued economic and social development that support the government’s vision of a knowledge-based digital economy.”

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