Etisalat and Huawei trial 400G technology

8 Jul 2014

United Arab Emirates (UAE) telco Etisalat and Chinese equipment vendor Huawei have carried out trials of 400G optical transport network technology. The firms say that the high speed transport technology will enable improved delivery of broadband services such as IPTV and Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) 4G mobile networks. Huawei and Etisalat are also planning to conduct trials of 40Gbps GPON fibre network infrastructure.


Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.

Subscribe to CommsUpdate


Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.