Etisalat Misr, Ericsson launch Egypt’s first VoLTE service
Etisalat Misr, in collaboration with Ericsson is set to unveil Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) services in Egypt that is expected to connect in less than two seconds compared to ten seconds over legacy technologies. According to the company, its subscribers will have the flexibility to make calls and use 4G mobile data services simultaneously without compromising 4G data connectivity speed.
Commenting on the partnership, Khalid Murshed, Etisalat Misr’s Chief Technology Officer said, “Our strategic partnership with Ericsson has a significant and clear purpose. We want to make our Customers satisfied through advanced cellular communication, innovation and efficient services. We are ushering in the future of mobile communications and users will immensely benefit from incorporating the best-in-class voice calling functionality.”
“Our longstanding cooperation with Etisalat has generated extensive benefits for both parties and supported continued growth and development. Mobile users are actively seeking better ways to communicate that make an immediate, accurate, and lasting connection. This new launch is another step in our journey to support network operators to innovate on all fronts ensuring unparalleled communication to stay relevant to their customers,” added Rafiah Ibrahim, Head of Ericsson Middle East and Africa.