Nokia delivered GSM network expansion to Saudi Telecom Company
Nokia has delivered the upgrade and expansion of Saudi Telecom Company's (STC) GSM network in Saudi Arabia. The agreement enhanced STC's service coverage, capacity and quality for its GSM network to cope with massive demand during the recent Hajj Pilgrimage -one of the highest densities of mobile traffic in the world.
The upgrade and expansion covered the areas of Mina, Muzdalifah and Arafat and provided increased capacity for more than two million pilgrims.
Nokia supplied a full range of GSM network equipment, including Nokia Ultrasite Base Stations and Nokia high capacity Base Station Controller BSC3i. In addition, Nokia provided rollout planning and network optimization. — (menareport.com)
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