Tunisie Telecom Tests G.fast Access Technology with ADTRAN

Tunisie Telecom, a telecom operator in Tunisia in the broadband Residential and Enterprise space – has successfully completed a series of tests on the ground G.fast access technology with ADTRAN, a pioneer of next generation network solutions providers’ next-generation networks.

An integral part of the strategic approach to the TT ‘Scan’, these tests confirm the TT’s ongoing commitment to the modernization of its network and to enrich its portfolio of services, empowering it to remain in the forefront of the competition as customer needs evolve.


These tests have experimented successfully implementing high-speed reaching more than 800 Mbit / s services at a distance of about a hundred meters on an existing copper infrastructure, and this in addition to the integration of the solution in all-IP network with an automated SDN / NFV.

“The results of these tests have been very positive to the extent that they allowed us to explore several paths for future development of our broadband access network. They demonstrate how the G.fast technology can be used to enhance our existing infrastructure, and satisfying increased demand for bandwidth with better agility and a shorter deployment time, “said Nizar Bouguila CEO Tunisie Telecom.

“Tunisie Telecom is continuing its efforts to provide high speed services affordable and widespread, and the tests marked the first in which we have adopted an approach ‘DevOps’ for the deployment of new services. Our network experts flown in cooperation with the équipede ADTRAN, while the implementation process, integration, test and result of publishing, “added the CEO of Tunisie Telecom.

“Enabling quality of service ‘QoS’ at the tested solution is another major consideration insofar as it confirms that the G.fast allow us to serve the needs of our customers business and to strengthen our footprint companies in the market, “concluded Mr. Nizar Bouguila.

The G.fast tests of TT with ADTRAN were conducted in the summer, the hottest time of the year, during which temperatures regularly reach 40 ° C on the capital Tunis, and go up to 50 ° C inside the cabinets and distribution points.

Testing equipment ADTRAN 500G series also covered the supply advanced feature by ‘reverse-power’ at the G.fast distribution points (DPUs) key to accelerate the deployment of high-speed services in points presence where the presence of a power source is not certain.

“The choice of G.fast technology as the centerpiece of its overall vision for access will enable Tunisie Telecom to be well-equipped to face new competitive challenges and to put on the same floor in the bearing of ultra-fast, as customers demand everywhere, “said Ronan Kelly, CTO of ADTRAN for the regions of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

“We hope to continue our fruitful collaboration with TT to deliver all the offers very high most advanced and differentiated broadband services to stay ahead of competitors’ mobile operators and new entrants.” Continued Kelly M.Ronan.