Alcatel To Expand And Modernize UAE Fixed Line Network
French telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel said on 16 December that it had been chosen by the UAE state-owned monopoly Etisalat to expand and modernize its fixed line network. Alcatel is to provide 38,000 new telephone lines in the UAE and offer new telecommunication services. Etisalat has more than 1.4mn fixed lines, 1.9mn GSM users and 250,000 internet subscribers. The company posted a...