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Telecom Fiji Limited partners with Huawei to deploy the first ultra-fast fiber broadband in the South Pacific Islands

2019-04-09 11:10
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SUVA, Fiji, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecom Fiji and Huawei jointly announced today the successful deployment of its 10G Passive Optical all fiber network - the ultra-fast fiber broadband and 1st of its kind in the Islands of the South Pacific region. The network will provide Giga-band network access service for Fijian households as well as enterprises.

From Left: Joseph Naua (General Manager of Sales and Marketing, TFL), Mesake Tuinabua (Head of Engineering, TFL), Naibuka Saune (Board Director, TFL), Jack Wang (President, Southern Pacific Carrier Network Business Group, Huawei), Eago Li (Sales Director, Huawei Fiji), Jump Zhang (Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Fiji).
From Left: Joseph Naua (General Manager of Sales and Marketing, TFL), Mesake Tuinabua (Head of Engineering, TFL), Naibuka Saune (Board Director, TFL), Jack Wang (President, Southern Pacific Carrier Network Business Group, Huawei), Eago Li (Sales Director, Huawei Fiji), Jump Zhang (Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Fiji).

This 10G Passive Optic Network (10GPON) technology differentiates itself from traditional copper wire technology by providing a maximum of 10Gbps download speed. The utilization of this Optical Distribution Network enables the provision of a 1Gbps/xGbps access rate with faster speed, higher reliability and lower latency. This covers all scenarios including: home broadband and enterprise customers.

"By adopting Huawei's super 10G Fiber Broadband, the competitiveness of our fixed broadband in Fiji is significantly enhanced. The faster and more reliable Giga-band connections makes it possible for our customers to enjoy 4K/8K videos, smart home services and high-speed enterprise interconnections. We are confident this will enable us to maintain our technological leadership in the South Pacific island markets," said Joseph Naua, General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Telecom Fiji.

Eago Li, Sales Director of Huawei Fiji said, "It is our honor to support TFL to launch the first 10GPON as we are celebrating our 15th Partnership Anniversary. With the help of the 10GPON access network, TFL can soon provide rich digital services including multi-channel 4K/8K/VR, smart home and so on to Fijian households and SMEs. In future, we will continue to innovate in order to bring the latest, the best, and the most cost-effective solutions to support business success for our customers."

This joint announcement was made at the Pacific Islands Telecommunication Association (PITA) 23rd AGM & Annual Telecommunications Conference.

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At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 180,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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