Motorola Wins HSPA+ Upgrade Contract in Kuwait
Published on: 9th Nov 2009
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Motorola has announced a contract with Zain's operation in Kuwait to expand and upgrade the operator's 3G HSPA mobile broadband network to HSPA .
This network expansion and upgrade builds on Motorola's deployment of Zain's 3G network announced in 2007 and subsequent upgrade that enabled increased data speeds of 14.4 Mbps as announced in mid 2008.
"Zain strives to offer its customers the fastest mobile broadband service possible and our continued collaboration with Motorola provides us with the latest solutions to facilitate the best customer experience," said Khaled Al Hajeri, CEO, Zain in Kuwait. "We have trust in Motorola's technology and ability to deliver on 3G, as was previously demonstrated in the rapid deployment of our first contract."
Timeline and financial details were not disclosed.
According to statistics from the Mobile World analysts, Zain Kuwait ended June with just over 1.8 million customers, representing a market share of 48%.