Major step toward super-fast broadband throughout Tunisia
Tunisie Telecom and Alcatel-Lucent have successfully completed the trial of superfast broadband services using advanced Alcatel-Lucent’s VDSL2 Vectoring technology.
Trial of VDSL2 Vectoring technology from Alcatel-Lucent demonstrates Tunisie Telecom’s existing network is capable of achieving speeds of up to 100Mbps. The trial is a major step toward Tunisie Telecom’s plan to offer superior broadband services throughout the country. The use of vectoring will enable the operator to offer householders and businesses downstream data speeds of up to 100 Megabits per second (Mbps) using the existing copper access network.
Nizar Bouguila, Chief Technology Officer of Tunisie Telecom said: "VDSL2 vectoring technology will allow us to quickly deliver advanced broadband services to meet our customers’ growing demands for more innovative, better quality and more value added services. We are very pleased with the test results, which were achieved thanks to Alcatel-Lucent's great support.
Faical Haffoudhi , Country Manager of Alcatel-Lucent in Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania said: “VDSL2 Vectoring is really delivering on its promise of providing high-speed broadband to subscribers as quickly as possible. Tunisie Telecom is clearly committed to doing exactly this for its customers. Their test of our VDSL2 Vectoring solution shows that we have the technologies necessary to meet the growing broadband demands of customers throughout Tunisia.”