Etisalat inks upgrade deal with CommScope

Telco to upgrade its wireless networks and deploy new technologies across MEA
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Etisalat Group has hired CommScope to provide wireless solutions for its operations.

The deal will see Etisalat upgrade its wireless networks and deploy new technologies across the Middle East and Africa, including LTE in selected markets. CommScope, a global provider of connectivity and essential infrastructure solutions for wireless, business enterprise and residential broadband networks, will supply base station antennas, filters, high quality coaxial cables and connectors and other radio frequency (RF) network solutions as part of the deal.

“Excellence in the communications network directly correlates to the satisfaction of customers,” said Obaid Bokisha, CPO-EG, Etisalat Group. “This agreement with CommScope reflects our commitment to provide state-of-the-art networks with reliable connectivity and innovative services. It is also indicative of Etisalat’s ongoing pursuit of innovation through partnerships.”

Etisalat’s operating companies span the Middle East, Asia and Africa and are at various stages of information and communications technology development. These operations will greatly benefit from access to CommScope’s top-of-the-line solutions.

“We believe this agreement creates a clear path for network modernization for Etisalat in the region, addressing demands on the network and contributing to the overall customer experience,” said Vick Khalil Mamlouk, vice president, Wireless Sales, Middle East and Africa, CommScope. “We are pleased that CommScope has been chosen for this strategic role in helping Etisalat evolve its networks.”

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