With this new deal, Vodafone Egypt aspires to improve the quality of its network in Cairo through Ericsson’s state-of-the-art technologies and innovations to achieve operational efficiency and boost network availability. Moreso, with more than 36.3 million customers subscribed to its services, the partnership is expected to support the National ICT Strategy.
According to the Head of Ericson Region Middle East, Rafia Ibrahim, Ericson has signed more than 300 managed services contracts in more than 100 countries. and by offering managed services to Vodafone Egypt, Vodafone is expected to improve network availability and quality through advanced technology, thus enabling the Egyptian community to advance into the Networked Society future where everything can benefit from connectivity will be connected, she said.
“It is our privilege to handle this project for Vodafone Egypt.” she said. Its services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud – are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.
Ericsson Egypt is Vodafone Egypt’s incumbent supplier and initial turnkey provider, with a partnership that dates back to 1998. As a world leader in communications technology and services, Ericsson acts as a driving force behind the Networked Society. Its relationships with major telecom operators in the world allow people, businesses and societies to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.
With more than 110,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, it combines global scale with technology and services leadership. Supporting networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions – and our customers – stay in front.
Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2013 were USD 34.9 billion. It is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.