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More Africa NewsNetworksSudan: Zain awards Parallel Wireless the virtualization of its 2G and 3G networks to improve operational efficiency

February 22, 2019by myles

Mobile operator Zain has contracted Parallel Wireless, Inc. to upgrade its 2G and 3G networks to improve operational efficiency and achieve significant savings.

End-to-end networked end-to-end software provider to provide UAE telecom group subsidiary with virtualized multi-technology open access radio network architecture that separates hardware and software and facilitates deployments technology and maintenance of the telecom network in a simple and affordable way.

According to Hisham Allam (pictured left), Zain’s technical director, Parallel Wireless’s solution offers Zain ”  tremendous growth opportunities to reduce costs and generate new revenue growth.” Our selection of Parallel Wireless as a strategic partner allows us to build an effective network to better serve our customers with video, gaming, health, IoT and education services  . “

With a virtualized network architecture, Zain will also be able to evolve smoothly towards the adoption of the most up-to-date telecom technologies like 5G. The investment made by the company through Parallel Wireless is in fact a preparation for future developments in the telecom market.

Source: Agence Ecofin