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 Friday, 24 July 2009

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) now covers 326 cities with its 3.75G network, towns and areas, according to a statement issued by the company Friday. In the statement, Nasser Al Nasser, Mobily CTO said the company had expanded coverage in areas already covered and added 118 additional sites over the past three months. Most of the new areas covered will serve large corporations and tourists, among them, the King Abdullah Economic City, the towns of Dherma, Jo, Aletteyan, Alquaweh, Aba Alwarood, Albatra, Aljafara. Other areas include Al Shathou, Qebeyan, Balqarn, Altwal, Alhanakiah, Alkhshaibi, Alhaditha residential area on the border, the public residential area in Alahsaa.

The addition of new areas increased Mobily’s coverage from 76% in June to 80%, according to the Mobily executive. In June, Mobily reported that it had 600,000 active HSPA subscribers, who consumed over one gigabyte of data a month. “We are committed to expanding our 3.75G network all over the Kingdom,” Al Nasser said.

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Source: Wireless Federation