DWC wins network project award
Dubai, June 30, 2013
Dubai World Central (DWC) won the ‘Best Fixed Network Implementation Project of the Year’ award at a ceremony held recently in Dubai.
The aerotropolis hosted a special event for its employees to celebrate the honour received at the Network Middle East (NME) Innovation Awards 2013.
The event aimed to thank DWC’s internal teams and partners, including Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) and Smartworld. DWC provides Next Generation Network (NGN) capabilities to ICT users in its facility, said a statement.
The NGN, a gigabit-capable network infrastructure at DWC is the first of its kind ‘Open Access’ network in the region. It is based on FTTP (Fiber to the Premises) design and is capable of delivering up to 1 gigabit of bandwidth capacity to an individual office, it said.
The natural fibre network throughout DWC’s 140-sq km footprint, allows any company operating within its premises to access a range of telecom services they require from the service provider of their preference.
The fibre infrastructure included hundreds of kms of cable linking customers and plots with multi 10-gigabit core network in an MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) service provider model, it added. – TradeArabia News Service