Etisalat Group and Huawei Sign New Agreement for Telecom Consultancy Services
Published on: 27th Feb 2013
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By: Ian Mansfield
UAE based Etisalat has signed global agreement in which Huawei will support Etisalat Group by focusing on the enhancement of its broadband and digital services.
The agreement marks one of the largest ever consultancy services agreements between Etisalat and Huawei.
As per the agreement, Huawei's business consulting team will partner with Etisalat stakeholders to assist in further advancing the operator's mobile broadband services as well as its digital services portfolio.
The agreement will include cooperation on key Etisalat projects such as recent investments in LTE mobile networks and Etisalat over-the-top (OTT) media offerings such as its e-Plus packages.
"This agreement continues a long and successful history of collaboration between both companies and presents us with a win-win situation," said Mr. Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Etisalat Group's CEO. "With a large and growing global presence of over 139 million customers in fifteen countries, Etisalat Group has built up a large and talented international workforce. This agreement will enable us to further collaborate to bolster the international expertise that already exists in the group."