PTCL signs contracts with Huawei for transforma-tion of IP Edge, OTN

Staff Reporter

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), has signed strategic contracts with Huawei Technologies Pakistan for the transformation of its IP Edge and Optical Transport Network (OTN).

Nadeem Khan, Acting CEO & Group CFO, PTCL & Ufone and Mark Meng, CEO, Huawei Technolo-gies Pakistan, signed the contract during a ceremony held at PTCL HQ, Islamabad.

Jafar Khalid, GCTIO (Development), PTCL & Ufone, Ahmed Bilal Masud, Deputy CEO, Huawei Technologies Pakistan, also attended the ceremony, along with senior management from both organiza-tions.

Aimed to meet the exponential growth in traffic, this transformation involves modernization of existing inter-city and long-haul network, with a state-of-the-art OTN network.

Combined with the existing Optical Transport Net-work backbone, PTCL long-haul capacity will be-come Multiple Terabits per seconds, capable of delivering better services across the country.

Furthermore, PTCL, in-line with its vision to revo-lutionize widespread availability of IP connectivity in Pakistan, will deploy a Unified IP Edge network, spreading across more than 130 sites, for providing next generation IP services.

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