Ericsson Wins Saudi Network Upgrade Contract

Saudi Arabia’s Etihad Etisalat, Mobily has selected Ericsson to provide EPC networks in the western region of the Kingdom, boosting the mobile data network router capacity four-fold.

As part of the agreement, Ericsson will upgrade the EPC network with the Evolved Packet Gateway based on the SSR 8000 family to support LTE and prepare the network for Voice over LTE (VoLTE).

Ericsson will also provide systems integration, design and managed services, extending the scope of the existing managed services partnership with Mobily, which started in 2005.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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