Mobily completes regional interconnection with Iraq

ETIHAD Etisalat (Mobily) has successfully completed the implementation of regional interconnection project with Iraq by the high-speed fiber-optic network to be part of a broadband network.
The implementation of the project included the provision of special infrastructure of fiber optic cables stretching for a distance of more than 80 km from the city of Arar, in northern borders of Saudi Arabia to the Iraqi border, which allows greater speed and addition of new telecom markets in the Middle East.
This comes as an extension to Mobily’s strategic projects that included interconnecting Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Jordan, in addition to the three international marine cables connecting Jeddah and Khobar, which allows Mobily to provide high-quality services in collaboration with global partners in telecom sector and through its highly reliable infrastructure.
Mobily has local FTTH network extending more than 22000 kilometers between the cities in addition to the most advanced FTTH metro network within cities extending more than 5,000 which provides unprecedented speeds that reach up to 200 Mbps with stability in the connectivity performance and minimum possible delay and high transfer capacity ensuring high level of quality service.
Moreover, this project enhances Mobily’s regional and international presence, where Mobily can provide voice and data various international services, and most significantly IPLC services, IPLC Transit services, Global MPLS services, MPLS Transit services and IP Transit services).