You are here

Orange Jordan and Nokia deploy fibre-to-the-home network

Sep 27,2017 - Last updated at Sep 27,2017

Nokia and Orange Jordan are deploying a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network that will bring new ultra-broadband access and triple-play services to homes and businesses across Jordan.

Using a combination of Nokia’s GPON (gigabit passive optical network) technology, fixed network professional services, as well as Nokia Applications & Analytics advanced network and device management software, Orange Jordan will deliver over 200 Mbps services needed to meet surging demand for high-speed residential and commercial services.

At present, broadband penetration in Jordan is predominantly wireless-based. Only 5 per cent of the population accesses the internet via a fixed connection, a fraction of the 6 million total broadband subscribers, according to 2017 report concerning ICT in Jordan.

However, as demand for e-services is increasing, the Jordanian government has focused on enhancing its fixed access infrastructure to ensure higher speed Internet access.

23 users have voted.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
3 + 0 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.


Get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day.