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Mobily, Ericsson ink SAR 600m expansion deal to expand 3.5G and Beyond.

Summary: Al Tamami: 'Mobily is carefully watching and observing the needs of its customer base'

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) is expanding the coverage and capacity of its Mobile Network including high speed packet access (HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) A family of high-speed 3G digital data services provided by cellular carriers worldwide that use the GSM technology. HSPA service works with HSPA cellphones as well as laptops and portable devices with HSPA modems. ) network through SAR (Segmentation And Reassembly) The protocol that converts data to cells for transmission over an ATM network. It is the lower part of the ATM Adaption Layer (AAL), which is responsible for the entire operation. See AAL.

SAR - segmentation and reassembly
 600 million contracts the company awarded to Swedish infrastructure giant Ericsson, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

 a statement issued by the company.This is Mobily's second major announcement this year for its 3.75G network, following an earlier statement in March announcing the high speed uplink packet access (HSUPA (High Speed Uplink Packet Access) See HSPA. ), making it then one of 31 operators around the globe according to the GSM World Association to provide a full HSPA (HSUPA/HSDPA) experience to its growing customer base.Mobily has 800,000 active HSPA subscribers, who consume more than one gigabyte of data a month, and who contribute to an overall mobile data exchange of 42 terabytes a day, making Mobily's HSPA network the busiest on the face of the planet. Today, Mobily's HSPA network covers 78% of all populated areas and provides customers with an average speed of 1.8 megabits per second (unit) megabits per second - (Mbps, Mb/s) Millions of bits per second. A unit of data rate. 1 Mb/s = 1,000,000 bits per second (not 1,048,576).

E.g. Ethernet can carry 10 Mbps.
 on an HSPA network that supports speeds of up to 7.2 megabits per second. Mobily has successfully covered more than 326 cities and towns in the Kingdom with the 3.5G and 3.75G.The contract awarded to Ericsson will increase network capacity and triple mobile broadband Description
Mobile Broadband is a type of wireless internet access that differs from Wi-Fi.

Mobile Broadband is the name used to describe the 3G services which are made possible by HSDPA and HSUPA, the latest technologies on the W-CDMA evolutionary path.
 speeds, giving Mobily's customers a faster broadband Internet See broadband.  experience."Mobily is carefully watching and observing the needs of its customer base, which grows day by day, and as such, we are upgrading capacity on our network maintain current customer experiences, whether they are using the Internet through a connect modem, their mobile phone or directly on their iPhones, and of course in anticipation of the needs of coming customers," said Abdulaziz Al Tamami, Chief Operations Officer of Mobily.Ericsson's contract, said Al Tamami, comes as part of its commitment to its mobile broadband customer base and as part of a series of other capacity expansion contracts through other global vendors like Chinese and Finnish giants, Huawei and Nokia.At this stage, the Mobily executive added, Mobily will not only increase coverage will focus on expanding capacity in high demand areas in a number of areas.From Ericsson's side, Donal Lynch, Ericsson VP and Key Account Mobily said: "Ericsson is proud to continue its strategic partnership with Mobily and this investment further enhances Mobily's position as one of the leading operators in the development of mobile communications in the Kingdom.Lynch said he believes that Mobily's demanding focus on innovation and network quality will continue to provide Mobily's customers with best in class services.Internationally, Mobily also has the interconnect agreements for international video calls, MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) An enhanced transmission service that enables graphics, video clips and sound files to be transmitted via cellphones. Developed as part of the 3GPP project, MMS phones are generally backward compatible with SMS and EMS.  and 3G roaming with operators across the world. Mobily customers can make video calls and have 3G roaming in the United States of America UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The name of this country. The United States, now thirty-one in number, are Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, , Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Malaysia, Indonesia, Egypt 2009 Al Bawaba (

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