Bigger and Faster – Zong 4G Successfully Upgrades its Backbone Transmission Network to 100Gbps
Islamabad 2ndNovember 2017: Zong 4G, Pakistan’s No.1 4G Network has successfully expanded its Backbone transmission network from multiples of 10Gbps to 100Gbps, in order to keep up with its fast rising subscriber base. Operating the country’s largest 4G network, this large-scale upgrade allows the company to move forward in a new phase of expansion, leading to a more enhanced user-experience in terms of speed and reliability.
The Optical Transport Network (OTN) of cellular operators comprises mostly of a long-haul fiber optic network that forms the figurative backbone of these operators’ entire networks.The extent and strength of these backbone networks define the overall capacity and speed at which individual connections are made by subscribers both to within the network and to wider networks such as the Internet.
By expanding its backbone capacity by over 10 times, Zong 4G has not only ensured that its network remains future proof, but has also ensured that its customers are provided with a seamless digital experience unlike anything offered in the industry. By ensuring ample capacity at the back-end of its network, each and every subscriber on Zong 4G’s network will have access to an uninterrupted voice and data stream, dialed up to the max on the most advanced and widespread 4G network in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Head of Corporate Affairs and Strategy Mr. Maham Dard said, “We are extremely excited to have successfully implemented this upgrade in record time, without any outages or downtimes on our network. Zong 4G is the only cellular operator that remains committed to investing in nothing less than the cutting edge, continuously employing some of the most advanced technology available. I am confident that, this enhancement to our network infrastructure will contribute greatly to quality of service and end-user experience for many years to come.”
This upgrade in Zong 4G’s network infrastructure while offering greater efficiency and reliability to end-users also offers an immense boost in its current bandwidth capacity. This holds particular benefits for the company’s Enterprise customers as well, allowing for the provision of a wider portfolio of differentiated services.
As the country’s No.1 Data network receives yet another major technological upgrade, Zong 4G remains well poised to lead Pakistan’s Digital Revolution well into the future.