Etihad Etisalat and Alcatel-Lucent completes 100G live trial

 

Alcatel-Lucent
and Mobily have announced the successful completion of a 100-Gigabits (100G)
live trial to meet increasing demand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for access
to high-bandwidth data applications.

 

Mobily,
the official brand name of Etihad Etisalat, is the second largest operator in
the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with over 40 percent of mobile subscriptions. The
successful completion of this trial in Jeddah, marks a major step for Mobily in
delivering new services such as video-conferencing and high-resolution image
transfer.

 

As
well as enhanced capacity and performance, Alcatel-Lucent‘s 100G solution
offers lower network complexity, operating costs and power consumption. This
means Mobily can meet customers’ expectations for high-quality service delivery,
while transferring massive amounts of data at superfast speeds over its
network.

 

Our
successful trial with Mobily confirms our continued leadership in optical
innovation. As service providers focus on speed and capacity, Alcatel-Lucent is
driving the adoption of 100G as a proven and tested solution that will meet our
customers’ network needs – today and as they evolve,” said Nicolas Bouverot, VP
Middle East – Alcatel-Lucent.

 

Mobily
is committed to providing its customers with innovative communications solutions.
The introduction of 100G will allow us to meet the ongoing business and
entertainment broadband needs of both current and new customers as we continue
to grow our subscriber base in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Abdul Aziz Al
Tamami, COO of Mobily.

 

By
TelecomLead.com Team
editor@telecomlead.com