Etisalat awards GSM/EDGE rollout contract to Alcatel-Lucent

25 May 2007

Alcatel-Lucent has received a contract from Etisalat of the UAE to upgrade and improve its GSM/EDGE mobile networks. The contract covers the upgrade and expansion of its networks including the supply of Alcatel-Lucent’s 9130 Base Station Controller/Multi-BSC Fast Packet Server (BSC/MFS), reportedly enabling Etisalat to create a centralised and optimised GSM/EDGE network architecture, thereby bringing cost savings in infrastructure deployments and extensions.

United Arab Emirates, Alcatel-Lucent, Etisalat UAE