Etisalat and Ericsson have extended strategic partnership to evaluate and identify enterprise opportunities for collaboration. The companies did not specify in which areas they are planning to focus.
Ahmed Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO at Etisalat group, said: “As a leader in technological development, Etisalat is dedicated to innovation and our continued partnership with Ericsson enables us to extend our pioneering solutions to enterprises and industry. We have taken further steps towards the digital revolution, and continue to update our infrastructure in light of the current transformation in ICT. We are excited to move towards a Networked Society in innovative ways, ensuring that we support enterprises and government in our operating countries to remain at the forefront of technology.”
Hans Vestberg, Ericsson president and CEO, said: “Our collaboration with Etisalat is another step towards fulfilling our Networked Society vision. Together, we are addressing key challenges in the region related to innovation, digital infrastructure, speed of deployment, and flexibility. As partners, we are able to provide pioneering ICT infrastructure and solutions to the Government, Industry and Enterprise sectors in Etisalat operating countries, further enabling its Smart City Vision.”