PTCL and China Telecom Global sign MoU to Establish Optical Fiber Network
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and China Telecom Global (CTG) have marked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will make it feasible for foundation of an optical fiber arrange that will gone through numerous underserved regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.
The MoU was marked by Mr. Sikandar Naqi, Chief Business Development Officer, PTCL and Mr. Donald Tan, Executive Vice President Network Operations, China Telecom Global at a function held as of late at China Telecom Global Headquarters in Hong Kong.
Talking on the event, Mr Sikandar Naqi, Chief Business Development Officer, PTCL stated, “This is a critical point of reference in our computerized availability joins. Our progressing coordinated effort speaks to a vital improvement which will make various business chances of shared enthusiasm including IP data transfer capacity, limit on Submarine Cables and foundation of optical fiber link (OFC) joins.”
The MoU will empower PTCL to convey another OFC interface associating China through Gilgit to Rawalpindi and Peshawar from where it is associated with the PTCL national OFC spine. The coordinated effort will empower China to stretch out transporter network to Pakistan and additionally neighboring nations.
At present, PTCL’s optical fiber arrange reaches out till Chitral and Kohistan Districts of KPK. PTCL has forceful arrangements to extend the link system to Gilgit through two unique courses. An optical fiber interface exists amongst Besham and Dassu. The expanded PTCL OFC connection will interface Gilgit to Rawalpindi and Peshawar from where it is associated with the PTCL national OFC spine. This coordinated effort will permit Chinese bearers to build up availability to neighboring nations through PTCL’s earthbound OFC connection and real European goals through PTCL’s set up submarine links foundation including SEA-ME-WE-3, SEA-ME-WE-4, IMEWE and AAE-1 which offer to a great degree low inactivity contrasted with the current arrangements.
PTCL is Pakistan’s biggest ICT administrations supplier. It offers a total scope of retail and discount media transmission administrations involving a settled and remote voice and broadband foundation for family unit and SME clients.