Posted August 25, 2018 04:31:04The first two years of the 21st century will be marked by a shift away from traditional, high-end, and high-volume manufacturing to a more local, low-cost approach to building a communications infrastructure.
Aruba has emerged as the global leader in the field of communications infrastructure, as the country has been a major global supplier of Internet and other digital communication services, as well as telecommunications equipment and other infrastructure components.
This year, the country’s first two-year contracts with major telecommunications equipment companies were awarded, and Aruba announced that it would be using these contracts to produce the next generation (NG+) of Aruba’s high-frequency network (HF-N) network, or LTE, network, as reported by The News and Observer.
The company’s announcement comes a month after Aruba signed its first two contracts with two major companies, and the country expects to receive its first three new contracts by the end of 2019.
The new contract with Telemundo, which will be used to build the Aruba Network for High-Frequency (AN-HF) Service, was announced on August 26.
The contract, worth $9.4 million per year, will see Aruba using Telemundo’s LTE infrastructure to deliver services to the island of 8 million people, as part of the island’s planned network upgrade.
In addition, the company will build its own network for local residents.
The new contract also sees Aruba enter the “next generation” of telecommunications equipment, or NG+, a term used to describe a high-performance communications network designed to provide more capacity, higher throughput, and greater reliability than current technologies.
The next-generation NG+ network, expected to be built over two years, will be the second-generation of the network, which is currently being built in Aruba.
The NG+ is expected to deliver up to 30Gbps throughput and 100Gbps download and upload speeds.
The first-generation AN-HF network, originally slated to be completed by the middle of 2019, was scheduled to be finished by mid-2020.
Aruba has also recently started work on a second NG+, called the Aruban Network for Internet (ANi), which will see the island network continue to expand, and will include additional local services such as TV and Internet.
Arubans are expected to pay up to $6,000 per month for the new network, but the country is still looking for a partner to build this new NG+ project.
This article is part of The News & Observer’s coverage of the Global Media & Communications Conference.
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