Huawei PS-CN helps Mobily accelerate HSDPA deployment

Published February 18th, 2008 - 03:20 GMT

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications networks for operators around the world, announced that it has been selected to provide a Packet Switched Core Network (PS-CN) for HSDPA deployment of Mobily in Saudi Arabia. When completed, this will be one of the world's largest Packet Core installations and is expected carry the highest data traffic of any network.  


Mobily, currently the largest 3G mobile operator in the Middle East, has built a large-scale HSDPA network that allows new and innovative services for mobile users and is also used by home users as an alternative to traditional broadband services. The Mobily 3.5G network can support high-speed access to Internet services. The success of these applications depends on carefully managing the data traffic and ensuring the safety and reliability of the user experience. To achieve these goals, Huawei will provide Packet Core solution with high-capacity and high-bandwidth, completely supporting the HSDPA deployment. The unique capabilities of the IP Packet Core will also allow Mobily to offer unique and highly customized prepaid solution for local and roaming customers.


The converged architecture of the Huawei solution will also be used for existing 2G data services and will support future data network requirements as Mobily continues to enhance its network.


An officer from Mobily stated:" This contract deepens the cooperation between Mobily and Huawei. Services based on our high-speed mobile network are important to our success in the highly competitive Saudi Arabian market. We have high hopes for the PS-CN solution from Huawei and we look forward to the new features that will offer excellent data services for our subscribers."


"We are honoured to have been selected for this critical role by Mobily." Mr. Zhang Xinyu, vice president of Huawei core network, stated," Huawei's innovative IP Packet Core solution, with its high-capacity, flexibility and support for multiple standards, will help Mobily continue to evolve its advanced services offerings. Huawei's Packet Core solutions have been deployed in 70 countries, including 18 of the Top 50 telecom operators, such as T-Mobile."

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