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“This agreement with CommScope reflects our commitment to provide state-of-the-art networks with reliable connectivity and innovative services," said Obaid Bokisha, CPO-EG, Etisalat Group.

Etisalat Group, the leading emerging markets telecommunications group, has signed an international frame agreement with CommScope for the infrastructure vendor to provide its best-in-class wireless solutions to Etisalat’s operations.

The agreement positions Etisalat to upgrade its wireless networks and deploy new technologies across the Middle East and Africa, including LTE in selected markets. CommScope, a global provider of connectivity and essential infrastructure solutions for wireless, business enterprise and residential broadband networks, will supply base station antennas, filters, high quality coaxial cables and connectors and other radio frequency (RF) network solutions as part of the deal.

“Excellence in the communications network directly correlates to the satisfaction of customers,” said Obaid Bokisha, CPO-EG, Etisalat Group. “This agreement with CommScope reflects our commitment to provide state-of-the-art networks with reliable connectivity and innovative services. It is also indicative of Etisalat’s ongoing pursuit of innovation through partnerships.”

Etisalat’s operating companies span the Middle East, Asia and Africa and are at various stages of information and communications technology development. These operations will greatly benefit from access to CommScope’s top-of-the-line solutions.

“We believe this agreement creates a clear path for network modernization for Etisalat in the region, addressing demands on the network and contributing to the overall customer experience,” said Vick Khalil Mamlouk, vice president, Wireless Sales, Middle East and Africa, CommScope. “We are pleased that CommScope has been chosen for this strategic role in helping Etisalat evolve its networks.”

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About Etisalat

Etisalat Group, the leading emerging markets telecom group, is headquartered in Abu Dhabi. Since its inception almost four decades ago, Etisalat has been introducing innovative connectivity solutions for its customers across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. These cutting-edge solutions have given Etisalat the ability to expand its subscriber base to more than 173 million in the 19 international markets it operates in. Etisalat’s market cap is 96.8 billion AED, equaling 26.4 billion USD.

About CommScope

CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Our vast portfolio of network infrastructure includes some of the world’s most robust and innovative wireless and fiber optic solutions. Our talented and experienced global team is driven to help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity; improve network performance and availability; increase energy efficiency; and simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites; in telecom central offices and cable headends; in FTTx deployments; and in airports, trains, and tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions.

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This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on information currently available to management, management’s beliefs, as well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently expected. In providing forward-looking statements, the company does not intend, and is not undertaking any obligation or duty, to update these statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: CommScope