Spectranet and Nokia to provide 100+ Mbps ultra broadband services with FTTH to home and business users in Nigeria

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Spectranet and Nokia to provide 100+ Mbps ultra broadband services with FTTH to home and business users in Nigeria 

  • Nokia GPON solution helps Spectranet better serve its customers by adding FTTH services to its current portfolio of LTE  wireless broadband access services
  • Spectranet’s customers in Lagos and Abuja will be able to enjoy new ultra-broadband services that demand greater speed and higher bandwidth 

12 October 2019

Abuja, Nigeria – Nokia today announced that Spectranet, Nigeria’s largest Internet Service Provider, will bring high-speed access to customers in Lagos and Abuja by deploying its GPON solution as part of an extensive Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) rollout. The solution will enable Spectranet to provide new ultra-broadband services such as 4K HD video streaming and online gaming to residential and enterprise subscribers in the region.

One of the first Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to launch 4G LTE services in Nigeria, Spectranet has been providing wireless broadband services in Nigeria since 2013. With Nokia’s FTTH technology, Spectranet will be able to address the evolving demands of its subscribers by providing high speed and stable internet connectivity at affordable tariffs. The deployment supports the Nigerian Government’s Vision 20: 2020 to use technology for the economic growth of the country.

Ajay Awasthi, Chief Executive Officer at Spectranet, said: “In today’s digital economy, our customers increasingly seek high-speed internet access to use applications like streaming ultra HD videos and online gaming. With Nokia’s GPON solution, we will be able to offer customers new ultra-broadband services that create a superior customer experience in the home and office.”

Daniel Jaeger, Head of CEWA Market Unit at Nokia, said: “We are committed to enabling Spectranet provide superior broadband services to its customers. With our technology, Spectranet’s subscribers will be able to connect to gigabit services and enjoy differentiated services that enhance their overall broadband access experience.”

Overview of the solution used for deployment:

  • Nokia 7362 ISAM DF-16GW will help in the easy deployment of gigabit ultra-broadband to more users.
  • Nokia 7368 ISAM ONTs will allow Spectranet to deliver high bandwidth capacity to the end-users. It will also help in providing different options with different types of user interfaces depending on the requirement of the end consumer.

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