Ericsson supports Mobily in digitisation and IoT drive
Ericsson has have entered into an agreement with Mobily Saudi Arabia for the delivery of end-to-end solutions as Mobily digitises the Saudi Arabian market.
Signed December 30 2019 at Mobily’s Riyadh HQ, the new agreement includes the deployment of Ericsson products and solutions that span transport, core, charging and billing and radio access - including 5G products from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio.
According to Mobily the agreement will support the company’s mission to empower Saudi Arabia’s government and private sectors towards digital transformation, as well as accelerating the deployment of digital services and expanding Internet of Things (IoT) usage.
Collaborations such as the one between Mobily and the Saudi Electricity Company as the kind of project that will benefit from the agreement.
Towards the end of 2019, Ericsson was selected by Norway’s Telenor as its vendor of choice for its 5G deployment.
“When selecting the vendor for the radio access network, we have considered important factors like technical quality, ability to innovate and modernise the network, commercial terms and conditions, as well as carried out an extensive security evaluation,” said Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group. “Based on the comprehensive and holistic evaluation, we have decided to introduce a new partner for this important technology shift in Norway.”