Etisalat and Huawei collaborate to deliver MEA 10Gbps broadband service

26 May 2016 | Jason McGee-Abe

Etisalat UAE and Huawei have announced the successful collaboration of a new 10G PON solution to provide 10Gbps broadband service.

etisalatHuaweiThe launch of the 10Gbps service will enable users with, what the companies claim, to be fastest broadband speed available in the region today, adding: "Consumers today require high internet speeds for real-time 4K video streaming, low-latency cloud gaming, desk cloud system, and large file transfers."

“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," said Esmaeel Alhammadi, Etisalat senior vice president, network development.

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."