Mobily, ITC consortium agrees fibre backbone modernisation with Huawei

Monday 12 October 2020 | 10:52 CET | News
The consortium of main Saudi telecom carriers Mobily and Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) has signed an agreement for the Saudi National Fibre Network (SNFN) modernisation project with Huawei. By building the first 5G and B2B-driven broadband optical backbone network in the Middle East, the SNFN project will contribute to network transformation and agile automation as part of the 2030 Vision of Saudi Arabia. 

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Companies: Bayanat / Huawei / Mobily / Saudi Telecom
Countries: Saudi Arabia
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