Etisalat Demos Ubiquisys Femto

ZoneGate Femtocell unveiled as centerpiece of the Etisalat HomeCell concept

October 21, 2008

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Ubiquisys Ltd, the leading developer of3G femtocells, today announced that Etisalat is demonstrating theZoneGate femtocell at the Gulfcomms 2008 event in Dubai.

The ZoneGate femtocell is a compact consumer device the size of apaperback book that plugs into a domestic broadband connection and giveshigh quality mobile phone coverage throughout a home or office, cheaperhigher quality phone calls, faster mobile broadband and brand newservices - all using existing 3G mobile handsets. By offering full-speedHSDPA web browsing, the femtocell changes the mobile internet experienceforever, providing a platform for a new generation of presence-triggeredmultimedia services in the home.

Etisalat is promoting the HomeCell as part of their innovative consumermobile services portfolio which includes a range of mobile broadbandservices and equipment such as MobileCam, that can be accessed from any3G phone.

Femtocells are generating increasing interest from innovative operatorsin the Middle East, where they are considered as a cost-effectivesolution to providing a premium indoor mobile service in the challengingand rapidly changing urban environment in the region.

Ubiquisys Ltd.

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