Conception and supervision of rollout of fiber network (with an achievement example of FTTH design and supervision rollout for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Conception and supervision of rollout of fiber network

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The National Transformation Plan of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which targets to bring the FTTH penetration in the Kingdom Dense areas to 90% by 2020 launched. Part of the Strategic Program of “Saudi Vision 2030”, this ambitious plan is managed by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).

ITC's stakes

The major stake for ITC was in the first place to reassure the Saudi Regulator as to its ability to respect the planning despite the ambitious objectives and the challenging deadlines

The challenges were :

  • Set-up an agile governance and upskill its team with the required competences for the project
  • Finding reliable and suitable partners, experts in the domain with the ability to meet the deadlines

Sofrecom's stakes :

Stakes were :

  • supervising and leveraging the deployment costs,
  • ensuring the transfer of knowledge to the local teams of ITC,
  • and thereby ensuring ITC a successful commercial launch and a quick return on investments.

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