E& UAE and Corning unite to introduce FTTY connectivity at Yas Marina

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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e& UAE, the telecom arm of e&, and Corning Incorporated, a global leader in optical-communications innovation, have collaborated to introduce Fibre-to-the-Yacht (FTTY) connectivity at Yas Marina.

The collaboration seamlessly integrates e& UAE’s advanced solutions with Corning’s cutting-edge pre-terminated fibre optic cables, bringing transformative connectivity to the water’s edge.

Further, the collaboration between e& UAE and Corning underscores dedication to future-proofing the network infrastructure, ensuring that emerging digital needs are catered for, and customers benefit from being at the forefront of technological advancements.

According to the statement, “With the introduction of e& UAE’s FTTY solution, 138 yachts were connected with Corning’s fibre optic cables. Yacht owners at Yas Marina can now enjoy a next-generation digital experience, offering exceptional speed, unparalleled reliability, and seamless online connectivity for work, entertainment, and communication.”

This initiative aligns with e& UAE’s commitment to providing cutting-edge technology to its customers wherever they are located.

Marwan Bin Shakar, Senior Vice President, Access Network Development, e& UAE, said that, “We are excited about the successful implementation of FTTY services that seamlessly combine speed, reliability, and innovation ensuring uninterrupted connectivity on the water. As we embark on this new era of maritime communication, we’re excited to collaborate with Corning to bring enhanced digital experiences to all the yacht owners at Yas Marina.”

“We are pleased that e& UAE introduced this transformative FTTY service at Yas Marina, utilizing Corning’s advanced pre-terminated fibre optic solution. Corning is working with our customers around the globe to bring the benefits of high-speed fibre connectivity to more and more people. It’s remarkable to see all the places fibre is going – on land and water. This collaboration marks a noteworthy milestone, as it enables access to reliable connectivity at any time for the Marina community,” commented Tadeu Viana, Vice President, Sales EMEA, Carrier Networks at Corning.

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