Etisalat adds enhanced IoT capabilities to its network

Etisalat adds enhanced IoT capabilities to its network
Saeed Al Zarouni, senior vice president, mobile network, Etisalat
Published: 10 July 2017 - 2:38 a.m.
By: CommsMEA staff writer

Etisalat has achieved a significant milestone in its digital transformation with the successful commercial deployment of NB-IoT and LTE-M technologies in its live network. 

The IoT device testing was conducted with chipset and module manufacturers including Huawei, Qualcomm and Quectel, where end-to-end testing was performed with IoT devices connected to Etisalat IoT platform.  

Saeed Al Zarouni, senior vice president, mobile network, Etisalat said: “Today we are proud of achieving another milestone in digital transformation with the commercial deployment of NB-IoT and LTE-M technologies in our live network. Etisalat will continue to participate in the IoT ecosystem by fulfilling growing market demands, in particular our business and enterprise customers. In addition, we are focusing on investing and developing new technologies to work in line with the overall company objective to support the government in developing Smart Cities in the country.”

Etisalat is also deploying end-to-end IoT solutions and services for its customers in coordination with multi network vendors and IoT device suppliers targeting wide range of verticals and industries focused on Smart Cities.


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