Further 300 Base Stations enhancing 3G services across the island
As a part of its on-going exercise in coverage and capacity expansion, Etisalat Lanka, together with ZTE Corporation, a Chinese Multinational Telecommunications Equipment and Systems company, is set to complete 300 Base Stations across the island by end of June 2016.
The project is aimed at further strengthening island wide 3G connectivity as a part of Etisalat’s rapid expansion of network infrastructure. This is a further development to the investment committed by the brand, where 200 Base Stations, inclusive of both 2G and 3G sites, spanning over 8 districts were completed last year.
Commenting on this initiative, Chief Commercial Officer of Etisalat Lanka, Yasser Aboul Amayem said: “We are committed to increasing Etisalat’s network capability to meet the ever-growing demand for data consumption and also to welcome more suburban and rural based customers to a the superior network for 3G. Additionally, we have earned the reputation of being the best network offering services in terms of “Really Really Fast Internet” and “HD Voice” making Etisalat the best network to be in for smartphone users.” The Chief Executive Officer for Etisalat Lanka, Wail Salman, further added, “This on-going initiative of the company is also a part of fulfilling the vision of our regulator, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, which aims to provide affordable, fast and reliable broadband to the entire country, whilst also aligning with the mandate and strategy of the Etisalat Group.”
With super-fast data speeds, Etisalat offers seamless connectivity experience across the country and the on-going network expansion will be a part of the widespread service enhancement initiative mapped out by the organization, enabling Etisalat to reach greater heights in terms of customer experience.
Etisalat’s benchmark in offering mobile telecom service, gives equal opportunity to enjoy products and services nation-wide. Customers are able to experience Dual Carrier HSPA+ technology with the fastest 3.75 G speeds and extended reach across the country through Etisalat’s next generation all-IP network backbone connected globally with high quality HD Voice to unlock even the most advanced features in a smartphone.