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Etisalat plans 3G femtocell network

Telco aims to boost mobile broadband capacity with new femtocell deployment

Etisalat is set to beef up its mobile broadband network with a new 3G femtocell network.
Etisalat is set to beef up its mobile broadband network with a new 3G femtocell network.

UAE telco Etisalat is planning to deploy a 3G femtocell network in a bid to boost its mobile broadband capacity in busy public areas.

The operator has made a public tender announcement for the "supply, installation, testing, commissioning and integration" of a 3G femtocell network.

The closing date for tender applications is January 23.

Operators are increasingly looking to femtocells and picocells as a means of boosting mobile broadband coverage in busy public spaces such as shopping malls and train stations.
 

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