Ericsson’s AI, automation will pave way for future of networks at Mobily

Nevine Kamel
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Barcelona- Ericsson is rewriting the rules of network operations as Mobily launches the next-generation of network services in Saudi Arabia. Powered by the recently launched Ericsson Operations Engine, Ericsson displayed three use cases based on intelligent operations, leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and the power of data.

Ericsson’s early use case demonstrated how Mobily can achieve faster rollout of network services and manage growing network complexity with the introduction of 5G and the IoT technologies – a first in Middle East and Africa.

The use cases target network operations pain points including anomaly detection to undercover hidden patterns of site problems, proactive detection of sleeping cells and network performance degradation, and information about the probable cause for degradation.

“Mobily’s vision is in line with Saudi Arabia 2030 vision by bringing advanced technologies which support digital transformation through our continuous investment in advanced networks that support artificial intelligence applications through an existing collaboration with Ericsson. We at Mobily are working on the use of advanced technologies that highlight the role of the kingdom as a centre for innovation and progress.” Mobily’s CEO, Ahmed Abu Doma, commented.

Rafiah Ibrahim, the senior vice president and head of the Ericsson market area in the Middle East and Africa, said, “As digitisation is accelerating in the region, we are dedicated to support our partners with the latest advanced technologies and empower intelligent networks. This stems from our passion to drive efficiency within the managed services sphere, and we are committed to support Mobily in their network evolution journey to implement machine intelligence.”

This latest proof of concept builds upon Ericsson’s long-standing partnership with Mobily as part of a long-standing networks managed services agreement, resulting in both companies’ efforts to enhance operational efficiency and excellence.  

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