NEC to provide Qatar's Ooredoo Group with microwave communications and IP/MPLS systems
Tokyo, October 27, 2017 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has signed a global frame agreement with Ooredoo Group, a leading international communications company based in Qatar, to provide microwave communications systems and IP/MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) systems.
This agreement will apply to Ooredoo Group's operating companies located in 10 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Through the agreement, NEC will provide total support for the introduction of its microwave communications systems, including iPASOLINK, as well as the deployment of its IP/MPLS systems and provision of maintenance services over the next three years.
"We are honored to sign this agreement with Ooredoo Group, as it enables NEC to expand the reach of its high speed, scalable and highly reliable microwave and IP/MPLS systems," said Mr. Mitsuhiro Murooka, General Manager, Global Corporate Sales Division, NEC Corporation. "NEC will continue to provide advanced telecommunications-related solutions to the Ooredoo Group as part of contributing to the sophistication and diversification of their communication services."
Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers the leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks.
Ooredoo served 138 million customers and generated revenues of USD 8.9 billion as of 31 December 2016. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
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