Wateen Telecom has signed an agreement with Huawei Pakistan to modernize its national data transmission network.
Wateen Telecom, a leading ICT company with fiber optic infrastructure in 250 cities in Pakistan, has signed an agreement with Huawei Pakistan to upgrade its nationwide data transmission network. Wateen will deploy Huawei’s state-of-the-art optical transmission network to revolutionize the country’s digital landscape. The agreement was signed in Lahore at Wateen Telecom’s head office by Adil Rashid, CEO of Wateen Telecom and Mark Meng, CEO of Huawei Pakistan.
Wateen Telecom will have improved capacities and higher speeds on its national fiber optic network after the project is completed. As demand for superior network performance continues to grow, both domestically and internationally, Wateen’s network is designed to facilitate growth to meet the exponential increase in demand for Internet capacity. The new network capacity has the potential to operate at speeds of 100G to 400G for future bandwidth needs.
Wateen Telecom is fully equipped for 4G growth and the 5G era with its futuristic network architecture, resilient fiber footprint, high-capacity transmission infrastructure and national field service organization. This modernization of the network will provide the necessary impetus to provide new opportunities for the benefit of small, medium and large enterprises, financial institutions, mobile operators, the education sector, Internet resellers across Pakistan and international customers.
Adil Rashid, CEO of Wateen Telecom, said: “As an organization that is constantly innovating to stay ahead of tomorrow’s needs, we are proud to have Huawei technologies on board to better serve our customers. This successful innovation is just one of many that will follow as Pakistan moves forward on the path to digitalization. »
During the signing ceremony, Mark Meng, CEO of Huawei Pakistan, said, “100G technology was designed to give our partner companies more power at their fingertips, and Wateen Telecom is a pioneer in how companies operate in Pakistan. It gives us great satisfaction to provide a scalable network with simplified management, high reliability and service intelligence for businesses in all industries.
Huawei’s gridless ROADM design provides investment protection for Wateen by enabling instant upgrades to 200G and 400G lambda to meet growing traffic demand. Wateen’s new transmission network will also provide faster and more reliable services to its customers while reducing capital and operating costs. Additionally, enhanced features such as inline OTDR and built-in OSA allow Wateen to minimize network downtime by performing seamless rerouting through proactive network monitoring.