As a result of this partnership, both organisations will be able to expand into existing and new markets across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Murphy has more than 25 years of international experience across the Ericsson business areas.
This network expansion will see Telkom’s Network grow to four times its current 4G coverage footprint, reaching the majority of citizens across Kenya.
Ericsson will deploy end-to-end products and solutions spanning core, radio, and transport.
As of mid-2020, 5G subscriptions in the Gulf countries had already passed 500,000.
The enhanced STC network will pave the way for essential Saudi Vision 2030 technologies such as AI, edge computing and automation.
Etisalat has constructed a 5G network infrastructure that can provide improved performance, including ultra-high speeds and ultra-low latency.