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FIBRE OPTIC CABLE: MAIN ONE, HUAWEI SIGN INTERCONNECTION DEAL

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Main One Cable Company has signed a contract with Huawei Technology for the provision of interconnection equipments for Main One's submarine cable network.

The Chief Executive Officer, Main One Cable Company, Ms. Funke Opeke, who said this in a statement, noted that the new contract exemplified the company's continuous investment in the latest optical networking technology and management system, which provided broadband capacity in multiples for the West African market.

She noted that the choice of OptiX OSN 9500 Intelligence Optical Switching System from Huawei Technology served as the backbone platform to offer high transmission bandwidths that was revolutionary in the region.

'The OptiX will provide a capacity and reliability mainstream platform comparable with similar carriers in developed economies where Main One offers unprecedented services,' she said.

Opeke further said, 'Our focus is providing customers with reliable and world class service through continuous adoption of industry-leading telecommunication solutions. Huawei's cutting-edge OSN solutions meet our unique requirements which will help us advance network efficiency and deliver guaranteed service levels to our customers.'

She noted that as a leading provider of telecommunication network solution for operators in West Africa, Huawei had experienced the market since year 2000 with five branch offices covering fourteen countries, serving over 50 million subscribers in the region.

The company is dedicated to providing innovative and customised products and solutions to create long-term value and potential growth for its customers.

According to her, the Huawei's OSN 9500 system, which provides more flexible networking solutions with diverse functions will facilitate and support Main One's fast-growing broadband business.

The system has been designed to specifically address major challenges that operators face in network transformation, by enabling the construction of high-performance, highly reliable, cost-efficient networks.