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Asiacell and Nokia Siemens Networks sign 2G network expansion frame contract
|27 июня 2008|
Nokia Siemens Networks and Asiacell Communication LCC, the first GSM company in Iraq, will extend their cooperation with a multi million dollar frame contract for the Iraqi operator’s 2G network expansion. Nokia Siemens Networks will also continue to provide the local support needed to run Asiacell’s operations in Iraq.
With the radio network solutions provided by Nokia Siemens Networks, Asiacell will be able to reduce capital and operational expenditure while maintaining the high reliability of its network. Nokia Siemens Networks' local team in the country will be able to provide Asiacell a stable and reliable nationwide support network.
Nokia Siemens Networks will provide Asiacell the latest in 2.5G technologies based on the company’s market-leading Flexi Base Station, the industry’s smallest and most efficient multi-technology base station. Flexi Base Station’s unique design and architecture enables operators to minimize network deployment and operational costs, and its industry-leading energy efficiency underpins Nokia Siemens Networks’ commitment to environmentally sustainable solutions for radio access networks.
“Operating in such a competitive environment, it is our priority to ensure that our network is of the highest quality, while maintaining operational efficiency. Nokia Siemens Networks offers state-of-the-art technology and understands our business objectives. With their solution, driving cost-efficiency and environmental values, and with their committed local team, we are able to offer best in-class services to our customers,” said Dr, Diar Ahmed, CEO of Asiacell.
Nokia Siemens Networks’ support services will ensure a successful network deployment and an on-schedule network launch and at the same time improve network reliability and availability. In addition Asiacell staff will receive competence development services to meet rapid network expansion and the advent of new technologies. And with Nokia Siemens Networks multi-vendor, multi-technology network and service management solution, Asiacell can ensure quality experience for its customers.
“We look forward to extending our cooperation with Asiacell in Iraq and we are committed to ensuring that Asiacell is well-positioned to strengthen its business in this market. As we introduce our latest technologies to the network, building on the existing network infrastructure supplied by Nokia Siemens Networks, Asiacell will be able to serve its customers with the latest services as cost efficiently as possible,” said Luay Arabi, Head of Customer Team, Nokia Siemens Networks.