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Etisalat Academy introduces 3G optimization workshops in alliance with Qualcomm
TT Bureau |  |  28 Jul 2009

Qualcomm and Etisalat’s training Academy announced cooperation to train Etisalat engineers and managers through a series of 3G optimization workshops in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa).


The initiative will offer theoretical as well as practical aspects of 3G interface procedures and protocols as well as radio network planning along with advanced training on wireless technologies such as HSDPA, HSUPA and HSPA+.


“Etisalat Services Holding prides itself upon its collaborations with world leading organisations. This is an excellent example and we see many future opportunities for Qualcomm and the Etisalat Academy to work together,” said Ali Al Sharid, CEO, Etisalat Services Holding.


Jay Srage, Vice President for Qualcomm Middle East and North Africa, said: “Qualcomm is proud to assist Etisalat by delivering cutting-edge expertise and training to its engineers to facilitate the management of advanced networks. We are pleased that Qualcomm Corporate Engineering Services has been chosen to deliver this knowledge. Our work with the Etisalat Academy, based out of Qualcomm’s Dubai office, is an important part of Qualcomm’s collaborative efforts to advance mobile data services in the Middle East.”


David Brennan, General Manager at the Etisalat Academy, affirmed, “The Etisalat Academy is an innovative organisation, and therefore we are proud to be collaborating with one of the world’s most innovative companies in the mobile technology/3G space. Qualcomm Corporate Engineering Services has considerable experience with the latest mobile technologies and in optimising large-scale networks.”


Etisalat is set to offer 3G services in the region.

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