Ooredoo signs network transformation agreement with Ericsson

29 Mar 2017

Qatar-based Ooredoo Group has signed a network transformation agreement with Ericsson, utilising the Swedish vendor’s ‘services organisation and solutions portfolio’, CommsMEA News reports, adding that the agreement builds upon the two companies’ 2015 Group Frame Agreement to standardise the terms and conditions of supply of Ericsson’s hardware, software, and services portfolio across all Ooredoo operations. Waleed Al-Sayed, deputy CEO of Ooredoo Group, said: ‘This addendum to our 2015 frame agreement enables us to extend our competitive advantage by immediately benefitting from all of the world-class technologies Ericsson offers, while strategically positioning Ooredoo as an early adopter of new technologies Ericsson is set to bring to market in the future. We have committed to be a data experience leader across our markets, and strategic partnerships like this one with Ericsson will ensure that Ooredoo continues to lead from the front.’ Ericsson currently supplies Ooredoo Group with 2G, 3G and 4G radio, core and transmission solutions.

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