Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Telenor Pakistan (TP) for the second consecutive year have entered into a fibre back-haul and infrastructure sharing agreement, under which PTCL will deliver 950+ kilometers of fibre footprint to Telenor Pakistan, which will enable delivery of quality telecommunication services for the Pakistani market.
The agreement entails to fibre leasing, which shall enable Telenor to utilize PTCL's extensive nationwide fibre optic footprint and its expertise in deploying, operating and maintaining a fibre optic network. Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL and Irfan Wahab Khan CEO of Telenor Pakistan signed the agreement in a ceremony held at PTCL Headquarters. It is pertinent to mention here that earlier in 2016, PTCL successfully signed and delivered 900+ kms of fibre infrastructure to Telenor Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO PTCL said, "We are delighted to sign yet another partnership with Telenor Pakistan, in fact second year in succession for provision of PTCL's fibre optic network. Having served as the communication backbone of the country since inception, our partnership with Telenor Pakistan will help them to expand their 3G and 4G network further in order to provide high quality voice and data services.
Speaking on the occasion, Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan said,
"Our need for a more robust infrastructure will be met with this partnership with PTCL. This project is in line with our fibre needs for traffic expansions with regards to 3G and 4G network."