Etisalat, Huawei to deliver 10Gbps broadband service

The upgraded service will enable faster Internet speeds for users in the MEA region

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Etisalat, Huawei to deliver 10Gbps broadband service
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  May 24, 2016

UAE telecommunication service provider Etisalat has collaborated with Huawei to provide a new FTTH solution to offer 10Gbps broadband service in the region.

Consumers require high Internet speeds for real-time 4K video streaming, low-latency cloud gaming, desk cloud system and large file transfers; this launch will enable users to experience fast broadband speeds.

Esmaeel Alhammadi, Etisalat senior vice president, network development said: "The new broadband technology demonstrates that our existing network is capable of supporting future, next-generation PON (Passive Optical Network) technology. Etisalat constantly assesses new technology to expand our capabilities and to enhance our ability to support traffic growth demand from our customers."

Poundss Peng, president of Huawei Etisalat global key account added: "Enabling a better connected world is a vision that both Huawei and Etisalat share for our customers. By partnering once again with Etisalat on this 10G consumer broadband case, we have set the stage for developing intelligent management capabilities that can increase access to the modern information society."

Furthermore, it is the first time that Optical Line Terminal and XG-PONONT (10G-PON) has been tested in the MEA region.

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