NEC Eastern Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Europe Ltd., has been selected as the sole supplier by the new Albanian operator, MOBILE 4 AL to build a nationwide mobile transport network over the next four years. NEC will provide a full turn-key solution that comprises PASOLINK NEO, an ultra-compact microwave communications system, and MN5000 Series, an advanced multi-service node and network management system, as well as associated professional services.

NEC’s full range of packet/hybrid transport products, which provide high-capacity and high-quality communication links essential for mobile voice and data communication services, will enable M4AL to quickly launch highly reliable services and deliver a better user experience for Albanian mobile users.

“We are proud to select NEC as a partner to build our network in Albania. NEC is known for its reliable and high-quality equipment and has always provided us with excellent service,” said Moni Buchnik, CEO of MOBILE 4 AL.

Hiroyasu Ishii, General Manager of the global network division at NEC Corp., Tokyo, said, “It is an honor to be the preferred partner of MOBILE 4 AL. This project demonstrates our ability to partner and deliver high-value transport solutions. With our best-in-class technologies, integration expertise and resources we can help operators deploy complex systems that enable the five nines of reliability with the lowest total cost of ownership.”