du Upgrades Networks to GPON

UAE based telecom service provider du says they are on the process of migration of their fixed telephone line home networks to GPON based system. du has already migrated 50 percent of its subscribers to the new technology. The operator will finish the migration process by the end of this year. du plans to offer 1 Gbps broadband services to…

Abu Dhabi Will be the First City to be Connected Fully With Fiber to the Home

Etisalat (ETC), the telecom giant in Middle East Asia has announced its plan to make Abu Dhabi the world’s first fully fiber connected capital with Etisalat’s eLite. eLite is Etisalat’s brand for the advanced optical fiber communication network based on the fiber to the home (FTTH) technology.

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Fiber Optic Market Update from UAE

FTTH projects in UAE were moving faster in competition with other major FTTH connected locations at Far East Asia. UAE fiber projects are not stopped but reduced its speed due to the uncertain market conditions. The considerable number of expatriate community is under uncertainty and this has put the projects and new demands from customers also under uncertainty. Once the economic recession melts down, the real estate sector and the telecommunication projects will get the lost glamour in UAE, it is anticipated.