Warid to Deploy Small Cell from SpiderCloud for Strong LTE Coverage

Warid has announced that it will deploy small cell from SpiderCloud Wireless for strong indoor and public LTE mobile coverage in several cities of Pakistan.

Emtel Communications will be integration partner for Warid and SmartCloud in this contract.

SpiderCloud’s E-RAN system incorporates 3G, 4G and WiFi technology in parallel to offer enriched multimode mobile broadband for the consumers.

SpiderCloud’s multimode solution helps operators save their spectrum which is particularly crucial for Warid as it is deploying its 4G LTE without buying any additional spectrum.

SmartCloud claims that installation time for the solution take just a few days.

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A statement from SpiderCloud says the first deployments are targeted for hundreds of different locations in the major cities of Pakistan with 4G Radio Nodes providing access using band 3 and Services Nodes that are securely connected to Warid Telecom’s core network.

“SpiderCloud enables us to provide our customers, particularly our corporate customers, with a high-capacity, high-performance, scalable 4G solution. This endorses Warid’s continued commitment to provide the best possible quality service to our customers,” said Muhammad Aslam Saqib, Director Technical Strategy & RAN Planning with Warid Telecom. “SpiderCloud has already proven itself with some of the world’s largest mobile operators, powering mobility inside of some of the world’s largest brands and financial institutions.”

SpiderCloud’s system includes a Services Node (SCSN) that controls up to 100 self-organizing, multi-access 3G and 4G small cells, providing reliable coverage and capacity for enterprise and venues of up to 1.5 million square feet.

Warid aims to cover 10 more cities with its LTE coverage within the next 10 months, and 20 cities in the next 20 months.

Interestingly, Ericsson – a major rival to SpiderCloud’s small cell offering, with its own Radio Dot system – is the LTE radio access network supplier to Warid.

For SpiderCloud, the deal marks a move into the world’s largest mobile continent and follows wins at US number one operator Verizon Wireless and Vodafone Group in Europe.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK


  • Saad R.

    Great news. Warid rocks

  • Hamza Mustafa

    awesome

  • Tabish Siddiqui

    using Warid LTE. It gives me umbrella 4g in ISB from E-11 to pwd via highway or via g.t.road. But indoor reception at pwd is very bad.

  • Syed Asif Ali Hasni

    Warid should arrange full coverage in Karachi, Lahore and other big cities.
    There is no full coverage even in Karachi.

  • Aneekalam

    When warid LTE is excepted in Hyderabad

    • Ahmed

      very soon with in month

  • faizan

    Warid lte par jub me 4g pe network use karo to voice call nai hoti 4g se 2g pe shift ho k call hoti hai. Kisi ko pta hai k ye kaise hal ho ga ya mobile me koi masla hai. Im using G2

    • Tabish Siddiqui

      mein jab call kerta hon to 2g pe auto switch ho jata hay, aor call end hotay hi auto 4g

      • hashim

        That will happen always because Warid is not offering VoLTE (voice over LTE) voice communication will always be through 2G

    • Tabish Siddiqui

      preferred network mode mein auto select kerain

  • Anfal Rizvi

    Aamir Atta have some mercy on your self, at least avoid plagiarism and behave responsibly !

  • zahid

    When they will launch in Quetta?

  • Syed Asif Ali Hasni

    Can I use 4G (LTE) sim in 3G mobile set ? Will it work in 4G coverage area ?

    • afsar

      no u can only use 4g in 4g enabled device

  • Naveed

    Thats a good move :)

  • naeem

    i am using ufone 3g on my LG G flex why its showing 4G icon instead of 3G ?

    • Naveed

      It must be US Version .. that shows 4G instead of 3G :) Dont worry ..

  • Ahmed

    Warid Roacks again tough time for Zong as its quality is matchless in Pakistan.