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MENAFN Press - 07/01/2014
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(MENAFN Press) Etisalat, the leading telecom operator in UAE today announced the widest coverage of its network comprising of 3G and 4G technologies in the country. The operator upgraded its telecom network in 2013 to provide the best indoor coverage in the country by increasing the number of indoor base stations to 6000.



Saeed Al Zarouni, Senior Vice President Business Planning and Technology Evolution said: "Etisalat always strives to provide the highest level of service enabling customers to utilize all services over the network. Recent studies conducted by Etisalat indicate that more than 65 per cent of mobile calls are made within buildings and premises



"Therefore we have continuously enhanced indoor coverage despite the fact that we already lead in providing best indoor coverage with high quality service and download speeds, according to the recent report from the TRA. Etisalat is working to increase the number of base stations over 7500 by the end of the year with an aim to provide best telecom services in the country."



Etisalat provides optimum customer experience in indoor areas and continuously invests to provide optimum speeds in outdoor as well as indoor coverage to ensure subscribers get optimum service. Currently the widest coverage of outdoor as well as indoor for all services, voice, high speed data including LTE is provided by Etisalat.



In addition to the widest network in the country, Etisalat also rolled out the region's first 4G LTE network covering 85 per cent of populated area providing high speed data transfer rates of 150 Mbps.



Keeping in line with its long term objectives of investing in next generation technologies, Etisalat conducted testing in 4G networks reaching speeds of 300mbps



Additionally, it successfully upgraded its 3G network with speeds touching 84Mbps from the previous 42Mbps providing the best quality voice and data transmission in UAE. The current 3G network covers 99.8 per cent of the country with more than 6000 base stations



With investment in infrastructure, Etisalat has also played a national role in the development of the telecom sector in the country. As a first this year, Etisalat started the VoLTE project in Q1 2013 and completed the successful demonstration of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and eSRVCC (enhanced Single Radio Call Continuity) testing in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is the first of its kind in MENA region that will enable Etisalat to provide more services to its customers through 4G LTE network


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