Zain KSA to Invest $1.2 Billion in Network Infrastructure

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Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has signed network expansion and upgrade agreements worth US $1.2 billion with five technology companies: Huawei, Nokia, NEC, Cisco, and Alcatel Lucent. The agreements aim to enhance Zain KSA’s customer experience and to improve and expand Zain’s network capacity, coverage and speed.

According to operator, this announcement is all about building for the future to anticipate the need for more capacity. Zain KSA plans significant investment to expand the coverage and capacity of its network with 4G LTE.

Operator aims to provide 4G LTE coverage to over 90% of the population. Zain KSA launched 4G network in September 2011.

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