Waseela, a systems integrator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has been granted a nationwide microwave network contract in Saudi Arabia, Zawya reported. The project contract was awarded on a turnkey basis, requiring Waseela to provide services from planning and design of the network to operation and maintenance of the system. The contract consists of several stages, with the cost of the first phase estimated at SAR15.0 million (USD4 million). According to Waseela’s CEO Dr. Samer Taha, the cost-effective wireless solutions arrayed in this project will deliver high speed data services to intermittent areas within Saudi Arabia, by providing a fast rollout alternative to optical fibre networks.
Waseela, a subsidiary of Dar Al Hai for General Trading and Investment, specialises in broadband wireless technologies and managed services for telecom operators and has been delivering services to the MENA region for the last five years.