Thursday 18 October 2018

Saleem AlBlooshi

Du selects Sterlite for IoT, FTTK networks

DUBAI/LONDON, October 5, 2017

Dubai-based telecom provider du has selected Sterlite Tech, a leader in smart digital networks, to roll out futuristic networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) services over the next three years.

As part of the agreement, Sterlite Tech will supply smarter optical fibre cables for outdoor and indoor requirements.

Du aims to contribute towards the transformation of its communities through mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity and IPTV services. The company also offers carrier services, a data hub, Internet exchange facilities and satellite services for broadcasters.

Saleem AlBlooshi, executive vice president - Infrastructure & Technology, du, said, "With the global consumption behaviour shifting towards data, we are aiming to bring the next revolution in telecommunications through service innovation, and improving agility through a future-proof digital infrastructure. In-line with these requirements to evolve, we are matching our smarter network offerings that are ready for transition towards next-generation networks and Internet of Things."

Ankit Agarwal, head - Global Sales, Sterlite Tech, said, "With an on-going relationship with du for the past six years, we have renewed the partnership for our innovative range of smarter optical communication technologies.”

“Through this agreement, we will be a key supplier of optical fibre products with higher fibre counts for du's Internet of Things and FTTH requirements in UAE, over the next three years. This will provide remarkable flexibility to du to offer solutions for high-bandwidth consuming applications such as Augmented and Virtual Reality, Driverless Cars, among others,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

Tags: du | FTTH | Sterlite | IoT |

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