Saudi’s TAWAL joins Small Cell Forum to boost Kingdom’s ICT infrastructure

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Saudi Arabia-based leading information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure service provider, TAWAL has been welcomed as the newest member of the Small Cell Forum (SCF), a global membership organization committed to supporting agile, low-cost mobile infrastructure through small cells.

TAWAL joins the organization to improve the provision of integrated ICT infrastructure across the Kingdom while contributing to SCF’s efforts to make mobile cellular connectivity an accessible resource for organizations of all sizes.

The company said in a statement that “it aims to support the digital transformation of industry, enterprise, and communities in Saudi Arabia, the wider region, and beyond.”

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“TAWAL has quickly grown to become a highly influential integrated ICT Infrastructure provider. With our growing influence, we aim to propel the global ICT industry forward, pioneering leading-edge ICT Infrastructure products and services that enable MNOs, Government Entities, and Businesses we serve to fulfill their potential. To achieve this, we aim to partner with like-minded entities aligned with our mission and vision. This speaks to our delight at having joined the Small Cell Forum. We aim to work closely with our new partners and leverage our membership to develop state-of-the-art ICT Infra solutions that are truly transformative.”

As a new member of the organization, TAWAL commits to ensuring the right conditions for the development of diverse, sustainable, and resilient ecosystems.

“As part of this commitment, TAWAL is fully aligned with SCF’s stated priorities; namely: the diversification of market applications, deployers, and supply chains. Working in collaboration with fellow SCF members, TAWAL will contribute in developing specifications, technical blueprints, and guides to facilitate interoperability for physical and virtual small cell networks,” according to the statement.

“TAWAL has ambitious expansion plans across the Middle East and beyond and is developing innovative neutral host solutions. Having TAWAL in the Forum brings new perspectives and new insights from an important geographic region to the Forum’s work program and strategic direction. Working together, SCF will provide a global perspective on best practices, regulations, and technologies to Neutral Host and Small Cell deployments in general and we look forward to working with TAWAL in this and many more years to come,” commented Mr. Prabhakar Chitrapu, Chair of SCF.

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