May 09 2012
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GBI Capacity Sale to Gulfnet Communications Co. Reflects Buoyant Kuwaiti Market
Kuwait City: Gulf Bridge International ( GBI ) and Gulfnet Communications Co ., affiliated to United Networks Company based in Kuwait, and Kuwait's premier internet and online data services provider, today announced the signing of a capacity sale agreement.
The GBI network will provide Gulfnet with industry-leading connectivity across the region, enabling Gulfnet to offer secure, reliable, high-speed and any-to-any communications solutions in addition to a host of diversified, value added services. The GBI cable system is the region's highest capacity and most geographically comprehensive network, as well as the Middle East's only carrier-neutral operator, offering operators and ISP's increased bandwidth, choice, resilience and value.
With a leadership position in emerging markets, Gulfnet Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its local and regional network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and consumers.
"Connecting to major Tier 1 and Tier 2 providers east and west via our international gateways through both terrestrial and submarine cables eliminates service interruption," commented Mr. Husam Qasem Deputy General, Manager of Gulfnet Communications Co .
The GBI cable system connectsto all the Gulf countries and provides onward connectivity to Europe and Asia. The cable system is designed around a core ring, which can re-route traffic thereby increasing resilience. With a design capacity of up to 10 terabits per second on certain cable sections, the GBI cable system will have the capability to meet the rapid growth in demand that has been forecast for traffic originating and terminating in Gulf.
About Gulf Bridge International
Gulf Bridge International ( GBI ) is a private company dedicated to connecting all the nations of the Gulf region to one another and to the rest of the world, using the latest fiber optic technologies. The GBI cable is developed and owned by GCC investors who are building this strategic infrastructure to serve the entire region. GBI intends to be the carrier's carrier of choice for traffic to and from the Gulf, facilitating social and economic growth in the region. GBI 's cable system will provide telecom operators and other communications companies, both in the region and globally, with greater choice, value, diversity and resilience. For more information, please visit www.gbiinc.com
About Gulfnet Communications
Gulfnet is a pioneer of internet and WAN services in Kuwait. GulfnetCommunications was established in 1991 and is accredited with ISO: 9001:2000 The company is a leading provider of new world of communications.
Gulfnet is an innovative pacesetter which is powering Kuwait's ISP Segment to reach the top 10 in the Middle East and North Africa region in terms of availability of new technologies, through its support and strategic vision.
Our vision is to be the leading professional technology provider, including IT & security consultancy services, through our superior and state of the art infrastructure to address our customers local, regional and international business requirements. Gulfnet has always demonstrated a vision of great breadth through its strong corporate connections, adding a major new dimension to its traditional IT business. Gulfnet's major objective is to expand the regional technology domain into a major new MENA-wide technology provider through carefully planned strategies and partnerships with strong and proven market players
Gulfnet's Global Availability is a truly global service, providing coverage and support to over 90 countries from over 1000 PoPs. Customer support is provided 24 hours per day x 7 days per week with consistent service surround including local language and "feet-on-the-street" support in each location, plus a single point of contact for provisioning and troubleshooting.
Gulfnetprovide the following:
MPLS Regional and Internet
Data Center Services
Disaster Recovery Services
Business Continuity Solutions
Value Added Services
M: +971 50 661 8611
L: +971 24178527
F: +971 24178500
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