“The rapidly emerging markets in the Middle East are a testimony to how global standards are improving speed to market,” said Mersh. “DSL access technology is by far the most popular access technology, accounting for almost 88% of broadband subscribers in the Middle East. New applications, such as supporting IPTV offerings to customers and DSL used for mobile backhaul for cellular providers, are only going to fuel this growth further.
“We are pleased to be here at Arabcom to continue educating the market about the latest in DSL Forum architecture and management specifications, to ensure that service providers here have the tools they need to build out superior networks, well capable of delivering all the multimedia applications they envision.”
Visitors to the DSL Forum booth (A1) will be able to meet with Forum representatives and learn more about their work.