Salam and Nokia are modernizing their digital infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

11. 04. 2022 Monday / By: Robert Denes / Business / Exact time: BST / Print this page

S alam, a leading Saudi company in the ICT sector, has signed a partnership agreement with Nokia to implement two projects to improve Saudi Arabia’s digital infrastructure.

Using the latest technologies with advanced capabilities, this collaboration will help improve the service experience for users with quality and innovative services and reinforce Salam’s ongoing commitment to attracting the highest quality communication technologies available worldwide to serve its customers in the UK.

Radwan Al-Mufleh, Salam’s Deputy Chief Commercial Officer, commented on this partnership: “This agreement with Nokia, one of the world’s largest and leading global companies in the ICT sector, supports Salam’s efforts and future plans to develop our digital infrastructure. we provide our customers with advanced digital services and the best broadband experience with the latest high-speed bandwidth technologies. The project will further strengthen our company to continue to play a leading role in supporting our nation’s digital transformation path and the realization of Saudi’s vision for 2030, which aims to build a thriving economy. digital economy and a better future for the Kingdom."

Commenting on the agreement with Salam, Roger Ghorayeb, head of the Middle East Growth Accounts customer team, said: “We are proud that Salam has chosen us to play a vital role in modernizing its digital infrastructure and providing pioneering services in the UK. We are committed to supporting your vision to help individuals reach new heights in the digital age and make business customers smarter, more digital, more integrated and more secure. We are confident that this partnership is just the beginning of a journey and will last a long time, with a strong positive impact on people and businesses in the UK.”

Nokia is upgrading Salam’s existing fiber access hubs at its headquarters in three cities across the UK with a tenfold increase in speed. Nokia's solution will modernize Salam's existing GPON networks into a future-proof, highly scalable solution using Nokia Quillion chipset-based line cards. The deal also includes fiber-optic modems for customers ’homes, in addition to Nokia’s Wi-Fi 6, 5G wireless access gateways offering Easy Mesh compatibility and eSIM capabilities, and Nokia’s FastMile Controller.

This agreement is a continuation of a series of significant and fruitful agreements signed by Salam with a number of leading local and global companies to improve its user experience with the latest technologies and to support its efforts to provide the best ICT services at a competitive price to all companies. , individuals and customers in the government sector.

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