Global FTTH (Fiber-To-The-Home) Penetration Rate Announced, UAE Couplet The World's Number One

- Mar 19, 2019-

Global FTTH (Fiber-To-The-Home) Penetration Rate Announced: UAE Couplet The World's Number One


According to data from the leading industry body FTTH Board of Directors, the UAE ranked first in terms of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) penetration among all global peers for the third consecutive year.


Global FTTH (Fiber-To-The-Home) Penetration Rate Announced

According to the annual report of the FTTH Council, the countries with the highest penetration rate of global fiber networks are shown. The UAE's fiber-optic network coverage has surpassed Singapore, China, Korea, Hong Kong and Japan.


Etihad Telecom Etisalat said the company's network is the backbone of its long-term strategy to achieve and drive digital transformation through its network. The announcement shows that it maintains a consistent leadership position in global FTTH penetration and sets the benchmark for the global telecommunications industry. This achievement is only possible thanks to the continued support and vision of the UAE leadership in the development and modernization of infrastructure.


Etisalat plans to invest 4 billion dirhams in digital transformation, mobile and fiber optic networks in 2019. This has led to the launch of innovative services that meet the growing needs and changing needs of customers across the country.


As Etisalat's strategic focus is “to drive the development of a digital society of the future,” the network forms an important part of the journey of digital transformation. Etisalat is committed to investing in innovation and next-generation technologies and services to expand and enhance the network. In today's connected world, this advanced network can also implement future technologies with greater demand for computing and connectivity.


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