Telecom Egypt and Orange Data announced the signing of a new agreement on bitstream access services. Orange Data is the first operator to sign this agreement aiming to provide its customers with higher speed internet services. The agreement avails the use of new technologies including fiber to the home (FTTH) and VDSL raising the maximum speed to 100Mbps from 16Mbps previously.
Adel Hamed, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Telecom Egypt said, “The signing of these agreements with Orange supports our long-term relationship with the company as a strategic partner across several dimensions of our services. The new bitstream framework is a testament of our continuous strive to avail the best quality services to the local market and allows Telecom Egypt to monetize its growing infrastructure investments.”
Commenting on the announcement, Yasser Shaker, Orange Egypt Chief Executive Officer, said, “Reaching an agreement with Telecom Egypt, the main provider of infrastructure services in Egypt, is an important step to provide higher-speed internet services to our customers. The agreement enables Orange Data to maintain its leading position in the Egyptian market offering its customers high quality telecom services.”