Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Nationwide Wi-Max & DSL in Pakistan

Pakistan is being connected by Wi-Max and DSL.

PTCL, a unit of Etisalat Telecommunication Corp, has already laid an fibre-optic network in major cities in Pakistan and is upgrading its local loop from copper to optical network. Alcatel-Lucent has won an order from Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) to supply DSL line equipment for broadband services across Pakistan. Under the 'multi-year' deal Lucent-Alcatel it will deploy 100,000 IP DSLAM lines throughout the country, including rural regions and outlying districts of urban centers.

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