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Saudi Telecom Selects JDSU for IPTV Monitoring Solution

Communications test solution to keep customer satisfaction high while also reducing operational costs

Milpitas, Calif., March, 24, 2011 – After evaluating a number of competitive bids, Saudi Telecom (STC) has selected JDSU to provide a comprehensive IPTV end-to-end service assurance solution. The solution will give STC the visibility to proactively detect and resolve IPTV service and network quality issues which will help speed repair times and ensure higher Quality-of-Service (QoS) for subscribers.

Saudi Telecom buys chunk of Maxis

It has emerged that Saudi Telecom is looking to buy into Malaysian market leader Maxis Communications. The Saudi operator’s plan is to acquire 25 per cent of Maxis, specifically by taking over a 51 per cent stake in its Indonesian operation for some SAR11.4bn ($3.04bn). Maxis is apparently thirsty for capital to fund further overseas [...]

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