Mobiserve implements Saudi Arabia’s first 4G network

Mobiserve Holding, the leading solutions provider for technical and telecommunications infrastructure services and engineering in the Middle East and Africa, announced the roll out of Saudi Arabia’s first Long Term Evolution (LTE)-WiMAX forth generation 4G network. Mobiserve was selected by vendors Samsung and Huawei to deploy the landmark project on behalf of Saudi operator Mobily.

Mobiserve’s scope will cover the project implementation including survey, design hardware and Radio Frequency (RF) installation and commissioning. With its selection of Mobiserve, vendors Samsung and Huawei ensure best in class expertise in the installation of a complete 4G network that will significantly increase data speeds for Mobily’s estimated 5 million customers. The LTE-WiMAX 4G network will be the highest speed data network in the country with speed estimated to be 2 times faster than current 3G networks.

CEO of Mobiserve, Mr. Sameh Atalla, announced that, “Mobiserve is looking forward to begin work on such a breakthrough project as we are committed to deploying the latest advanced technologies in conjunction with our vendor partners Samsung and Huawei.”

“Saudi Arabia is setting the benchmark for next generation connectivity with forward looking operators such as Mobily beginning to implement the highest speed networks beyond 3G. As a result, the country’s first LTE-WiMAX 4G network will certainly make a significant impact on Mobily users’ connectivity experience,” concluded Mr. Sameh Atalla.

The LTE-WiMAX 4G project on behalf of Mobily strengthens Mobiserve Holding’s market leading position in telecom infrastructure engineering, and is the latest in a series of signature projects Mobiserve has recently undertaken for Middle East telecom operators. For over a decade, the Cairo based company has been the infrastructure and roll out best choice for several of the region’s foremost operators including Du in the UAE, Zain in Saudi Arabia, Mobinil, Etisalat and Vodafone in Egypt, Safaricom in Kenya, Tunisiana and Orange-Tunisie in Tunisia, Djezzy and Nedjma in Algeria, Mobilink and Uphone in Pakistan, and Banglalink, Aktel and Grameenphone in Bangladesh.

Mobiserve Holding’s range of turnkey telecommunications services and technical expertise enable an operator to quickly and cost-efficiently deploy 4G networks. The company distinguished with its deep seated expertise in a range of telecom and connectivity technologies including, 3G, WiMAX and VSAT and it has also installed over 8,500 sites to date.

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