Nokia and Zain KSA deliver fastest indoor 5G speeds in the Middle East
Nokia and Zain KSA deliver fastest indoor 5G speeds in the Middle East
- Next generation indoor 5G solution reaches a record speed of 1.9 Gbps at Zain KSA’s headquarters
- Nokia’s AirScale Indoor Radio System provides crucial high-speed 5G connectivity and counters coverage losses for the best possible indoor coverage
09 December 2020
Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced that it has achieved a record 5G speed of 1.9 Gbps during a successful trial of its next-generation AirScale Indoor Radio System (ASiR) at the headquarters of mobile operator, Zain KSA in Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Nokia’s dedicated indoor 5G solution delivers ultra-fast 5G speeds and also counters high penetration coverage losses.
The trial leveraged the Nokia 5G AirScale, which is an enhanced indoor solution with a centralized and scalable architecture. The trial’s high-speeds were achieved at 3.5GHz including multi-band ASiR-pRRH and with E-UTRAN New Radio – Dual Connectivity (EN-DC).
Nokia’s ASiR solution supports all major network technologies and is designed to easily upgrade from 4G to 5G NR with minimal on-site disruption. It includes indoor small cells that deliver a consistent 5G user experience with high data rates across multiple floors, including open and partitioned office spaces, as well as meeting rooms. It also provides an enhanced SFN (Single Frequency Network) indoor solution addressing requirements such as low cost of ownership, small product form factor and comprehensive indoor coverage.
Zain KSA launched commercial 5G services in October 2019 in Saudi Arabia and now covers 50 cities across the kingdom enabled by more than 4,600 towers. It is through these endeavors and others that Zain KSA is considered as a major enabler, driving forward the digital transformation in Saudi, as part of Saudi Vision 2030.
Eng. Abdul Rahman AlMufadda, Zain KSA CTO, said: “In line with Zain KSA achieving a pioneering position in the regional and global telecoms map by rolling out the largest 5G network in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa and fourth largest in the world, it is imperative for us to provide first class coverage for both indoor and outdoor environments. Nokia deployed its 5G indoor solution quickly, with minimal disruption and achieved incredibly high-speeds during this trial.”
Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks at Nokia, said: “We are delighted to support Zain by providing 5G indoor coverage at its premises in Jeddah. Indoor coverage is an important piece in the 5G puzzle due to high penetration losses, especially in high profile venues and locations.”
Nokia is a global leader in 5G with the industry's only comprehensive portfolio that is available globally. With 184 commercial engagements underway, our 5G solutions, software and services allow our customers to take advantage of the promise of this next generation of network technology. Learn more about Nokia 5G.
Webpage: AirScale Indoor Radio System (ASIR)
We create the technology to connect the world. Only Nokia offers a comprehensive portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing opportunities across the globe. With our commitment to innovation, driven by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs, we are a leader in the development and deployment of 5G networks.
Our communications service provider customers support more than 6.4 billion subscriptions with our radio networks, and our enterprise customers have deployed over 1,300 industrial networks worldwide. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we transform how people live, work and communicate. For our latest updates, please visit us online www.nokia.com and follow us on Twitter @nokia.
About Zain KSA
Zain KSA is a leading telecom provider established in Saudi Arabia on August 2008 as a listed company. It adopts a 3 pillared strategy which includes growth, agility, and innovation as its main pillars for success. In due respect to its highly developed infrastructure, the company was successful in establishing itself as a reliable telecom operator and a digital service provider whose services include telecom services, 5G network, digital payment services, cloud computing, IoT solutions, fiber services, drones, and many others.
For more on Zain KSA please visit: www.sa.zain.com
Phone: +358 10 448 4900
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York
GlobeNewswire is one of the world's largest newswire distribution networks, specializing in the delivery of corporate press releases financial disclosures and multimedia content to the media, investment community, individual investors and the general public.
Subscribe to releases from GlobeNewswire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from GlobeNewswire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from GlobeNewswire
AS PRFoods unaudited preliminary consolidated turnover of the 2nd quarter and 6 months of the 2020/2021 financial year17.1.2021 20:58:59 CET | Press release
PRFoods unaudited preliminary consolidated turnover in the 2nd quarter of the financial year 2020/2021 amounted to 17.07 million euros. Compared to the previous quarter i.e. the 1st quarter, the sales increased by 33.9%, (1Q 2020/2021: 12.74 million euros), with retail sector increased by 30.7%, wholesale by 43.6% and HoReCa sector by 14.2%. Compared to last year same period, sales decreased by 32.9% (2Q 2019/2020: 25.43 million euros), decrease in HoReCa by 52.7% and in wholesale by 60.9%. Sales increased in retail sector by 3.2% Indrek Kasela, CEO, PRFoods: „The impact of COVID-19 continues in fish sector and as we noted in last sales announcement, HoReCa sector which gives ca 1/3 of salmon- and troutbusiness both globally and regionally, will not recover to previous levels in next 12 months. End of the year brought Christmas lockdowns around Europe, for example UK was in full lockdown. In December, price of fresh salmon and trout was at historic 12 year low, which is total anomaly,
Announcement | MCH Group | Board of Directors and Executive Board16.1.2021 19:00:00 CET | Press release
MCH Group: Appointments to the Board of Directors and Executive Board Andrea Zappia proposed as new chairman of the Board of Directors, Marco Gadola foreseen as Vice Chairman Beat Zwahlen appointed as interim CEO and Michael Hüsler as new CFO Bernd Stadlwieser leaving the company by mutual agreement Following completion of the capital increases, the partial renewal of the Board of Directors of MCH Group Ltd., which was approved by the General Meeting on 27 November 2020, took effect on 21 December 2020: James Murdoch, Jeffrey Palker and Eleni Lionaki have taken up their mandates as successors to Karin Lenzlinger Diedenhofen, André Odermatt and Tanja Soland respectively. Today, the Board of Directors announces further intended personnel renewals: The Board of Directors will propose Andrea Zappia and Marco Gadola for election as new members of the Board of Directors at the General Meeting on 28 April 2021. Andrea Zappia will also be proposed for election as Chairman and successor to Ulri
CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK TREASURY BILLS15.1.2021 16:20:00 CET | Press release
Bid procedure, 2021-01-18BillsSWEDISH T-BILL: SE0014555991. 2021-06-16 SWEDISH T-BILL: SE0014808747, 2021-09-15 Bid date2021-01-18Bid times09.00-10.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)SE0014555991: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK SE0014808747: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SE0014555991: 500 mln SEK per bid SE0014808747: 500 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 50 million per bidExpected allocation timeNot later than 10.15 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateDelivery and payment date2021-01-20Delivery of billsTo the Riksbank's account in Euroclear Sweden AB's securities settlement system 1 4948 6383 Stockholm, 2021-01-15 This is a translation of the special terms and conditions published on www.riksbank.se. In the case of any inconsistency between the English translation and the Swedish language version, the Swedish language version shall prevail. Complete terms and
CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK MUNICIPAL BONDS15.1.2021 16:20:00 CET | Press release
Anbudsförfarande kommuner och regioner, 2021-01-19BondsFloating-rate Notes(FRN) issued in SEK by Municipalities or Regions with maturity in: 2023 The following issuers are accepted for delivery: Borås Stad Göteborgs Stad Helsingborgs Stad Huddinge Kommun Lunds Kommun Malmö Stad Norrköpings Kommun Region Skåne Stockholms Stad Region Stockholm Sundsvalls Kommun Södertälje Kommun Täby Kommun Uppsala Kommun Västerås Stad Örebro Kommun Östersunds Kommun Delivery may not be made in Bonds purchased by the Counterparty from the issuer less than one week prior to the date for announcing the Specific terms, i.e. the purchase may not have been made after: 2021-01-08BidsBids are made to tel 08-696 69 70 and confirmed in writing by a filled-in Bid form by e-mail to EOL@riksbank.se Bid date2021-01-19Bid times10.00-11.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 1000 +/- 1000 millionHighest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)The total bid volume from
CONDITIONS FOR PURCHASES OF CORPORATE BONDS15.1.2021 16:20:00 CET | Press release
Bid procedure, 2021-01-20BondsBonds issued in SEK by Swedish non-financial undertakings. The following bonds are eligible for delivery: AKELIUS RESIDENTIAL AB: XS1692931980, 2021-10-04 AKELIUS RESIDENTIAL AB: XS1889043359, 2023-10-03 FASTIGHETS AB BALDER: SE0013359726, 2022-07-01 FASTIGHETS AB BALDER: SE0012675940, 2022-01-28 WILLHEM AB: SE0012193985, 2025-02-22 WILLHEM AB: SE0011088921, 2022-01-11 LUNDBERGFORETAGEN AB: SE0012676666, 2024-12-06 LUNDBERGFORETAGEN AB: SE0012676609, 2025-11-13 TELE2 AB: XS2187707463, 2025-06-10 TELE2 AB: XS1571151627, 2023-02-24 Delivery of a Bond may not occur if the Counterparty has purchased the Bond from the issuer more recently than one month prior to the date of announcement of the Special terms, that is, the purchase may not have taken place after: 2020-12-20Bid date2021-01-20Bid times10.00-11.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)XS1692931980: 30 mln SEK +/-30 mln SEK XS1889043359: 30 mln SEK +/-30 mln SEK SE0
CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK COVERED BONDS15.1.2021 16:20:00 CET | Press release
Bid procedure, 2021-01-21BondsSTADSHYPOTEK AB: 1590. SE0012676690. 2025-09-03 NORDEA HYPOTEK AB: 5534, SE0012230415, 2024-09-18 SKANDINAVISKA ENSKILDA: 576, SE0010049841, 2023-12-20 DANSKE HYPOTEK AB: 2312, SE0011116474, 2023-12-20 LANSFORSAKRINGAR HYPOTEK: 518, SE0011309244, 2025-09-17 SWEDISH COVERED BOND: 146, SE0013381571, 2025-06-11 SWEDBANK HYPOTEK AB: 194, SE0012142206, 2024-09-18 Bid date2021-01-21Bid times09.00-10.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)1590: 1500 mln SEK +/-500 mln SEK 5534: 1300 mln SEK +/-500 mln SEK 576: 900 mln SEK +/-450 mln SEK 2312: 400 mln SEK +/-200 mln SEK 518: 800 mln SEK +/-400 mln SEK 146: 800 mln SEK +/-400 mln SEK 194: 1300 mln SEK +/-500 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)1590: 1500 mln SEK per bid 5534: 1300 mln SEK per bid 576: 900 mln SEK per bid 2312: 400 mln SEK per bid 518: 800 mln SEK per bid 146: 800 mln SEK per bid 194: 1300 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume
CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK GOVERNMENT BONDS15.1.2021 16:20:00 CET | Press release
Bid procedure, 2021-01-22BondsSWEDEN I/L BOND: 3112. SE0008014062. 2026-06-01 SWEDEN I/L BOND: 3111, SE0007045745, 2032-06-01 Bid date2021-01-22Bid times09.00-10.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)3112: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK 3111: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)3112: 500 mln SEK per bid 3111: 500 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 50 million per bidExpected allocation timeNo later than 10.10 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateDelivery and payment date2021-01-26Delivery of bondsTo the Riksbank's account in Euroclear Sweden AB's securities settlement system 1 4948 6383 Stockholm, 2021-01-15 This is a translation of the special terms and conditions published on www.riksbank.se. In the case of any inconsistency between the English translation and the Swedish language version, the Swedish language version shall prevail. Complete terms and conditions can be r