Wateen, TIC sign interconnect agreement

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: Wateen Telecom, Pakistans largest long-haul fiber operator, and Telecommunication Infrastructure Company of Iran, the sole provider of telecommunication infrastructure services in Iran, have signed an inter-connect agreement for provisioning of data and voice services in the region. Under the agreement duly signed at Capacity Middle East in Dubai, Wateen and TICI intend to improve the services to their customers through high capacity international terrestrial cable connectivity at Taftan-Zahedan area.The landmark agreement is the first between the two countries and will enable the cross-border Interconnect between Iran-Pakistan for IPLC transit and buying/selling of capacity and further enable capacities on submarine cable systems in Pakistan and Iran, capacities on domestic cable systems in Pakistan and Iran, capacities on terrestrial cable systems towards Europeand connectivity to Afghanistan via Iran.


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Published in: Volume 06 Issue 09

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