Etisalat and Huawei trial 10Gbps fibre technology

25 May 2016

United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telco Etisalat is working with Chinese equipment vendor Huawei to test 10Gbps passive optical network (XG-PON) technology. The service will enable Etisalat to provide gigabit services over its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) networks in the UAE, though a commercial launch date has still to be announced. The companies say that this was the first trial of XG-PON to be carried out in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

United Arab Emirates, Etisalat UAE, Huawei Technologies