Mobilink has awarded a contract to China-based telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to upgrade its existing network to 100 Gigabytes per second (Gbps) Optical Transport Network (OTN), a first of its kind in Pakistan. The 100Gbps OTN will be deployed across a long haul fiber network on a nationwide basis which shall facilitate Mobilink in fulfilling the ever growing data and speed requirements of subscribers and guarantee the introduction of differentiated services in a bid to remain Pakistan’s number one Telco.
The decision by Mobilink to upgrade its nationwide optical network will ensure an improved experience for its subscribers through the availability of greater bandwidth, efficiency and reliability. With the rapid development of mobile broadband services, Mobilink believes the time is right to build a technically advanced network that covers a full range of services and provides ultra-bandwidth and efficient use of network resources.
Jeffrey Hedberg, President & CEO Mobilink said:
CEO of Huawei Pakistan, Aragon Meng said:
Huawei is one of the leaders in telecom equipment industry and has successfully deployed several 100 Gbps OTNs around the globe. Through this unique agreement, Mobilink is taking a leadership role in utilization of optical network and offering customers the network infrastructure required to tackle the ever growing corporate & mobile broadband needs.