stc Group, the region’s leading digital enabler, in cooperation with Huawei, announced the successful completion of the world’s first 1.2T/channel trial in its optical network DWDM, which is a focused wavelength division optical fiber technology, which is used to increase the bandwidth of existing fiber networks. The completion of the project reflects stc Group’s leadership in the field of high-speed data transmission and the verification of the transmission capacity of the 1.2T channel / on stc’s live network.
The optical layer uses Super C technology (120 channels in one fiber pair), and the maximum capacity of individual fibers can reach 48 terabytes, which provides a guarantee of bandwidth for new services and applications in the Kingdom, such as e-government services and applications, smart healthcare and smart education, It is also accelerating digital transformation in Saudi Arabia.
stc is one of the pioneers in the region in the field of optical data transmission innovation, and has paid great attention to large-capacity transportation technologies.” Al-Laheeb added, “Huawei’s 1.2T high-speed transmission technology increases the capacity of a single fiber by 4 times and greatly improves the carrier efficiency of optical networks. In the future, stc Group will continue to cooperate with Huawei and explore more innovative technologies in the field of high-speed optical data transmission, accelerating Implementing new technologies, creating more efficient optical networks, and providing high-quality communication services to deal with the exponential growth of traffic.Engineer Badr Al-Laheeb, Vice President of Infrastructure, stc Group
stc Group’s vision and leadership in the digital market contribute to the success of the Kingdom’s 2030 vision for digitization and automation, as the leading company in the Saudi market. The group has long been committed to modernizing its communications infrastructure, enhancing its technical features and network capabilities, providing an outstanding user experience.