Middle East

tyntec at the Forefront of Over USD86 Billion in A2P SMS Market Growth

By |2019-06-24T17:23:06-04:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Global Telecommunications, partnerships, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Latest A2P SMS partnership provides the fastest and most reliable way for enterprises to reach consumers on Ooredoo networks across the Middle East and Southeast Asia through a single provider tyntec, a global cloud communications provider, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Ooredoo Global Services, the wholesale arm of Ooredoo, one of the world’s fastest-growing [...]

GBI Joins DE-CIX Frankfurt & UAE-IX Dubai as Traffic in the Middle East Continues to Grow

By |2015-11-03T15:08:30-04:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Connectivity, DE-CIX, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, JSA Clients, low latency, Middle East, peering, Peering exchange, service providers, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

From Frankfurt to Dubai, GBI is addressing the growing demand for transport in the Middle East. The service provider is now a member of not one, but two DE-CIX Internet exchanges. GBI has joined DE-CIX in Frankfurt and UAE-IX in Dubai and is now connecting traffic to and from the Middle East. Additionally, GBI has become [...]

Istanbul will be home to DE-CIX’s newest Internet exchange

By |2015-05-11T10:17:25-04:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: architecture, carrier-neutral, Connectivity, DE-CIX, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, low latency, Middle East, peering, Peering exchange, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX has announced that it will open a new Internet exchange in Istanbul, Turkey. The exchange will provide a neutral interconnection and peering point for ISPs from Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus region and the Middle East. This announcement marks the third exchange that DE-CIX is building on the Mediterranean, having announced new exchanges in Palermo, Italy [...]

UAE-IX Welcomes Global Cloud Xchange as Newest Member

By |2015-03-10T11:59:56-04:00March 10th, 2015|Categories: architecture, carrier-neutral, cloud, Cloud Platform, Connectivity, Data Center, DE-CIX, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, low latency, Middle East, peering, Peering exchange, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today UAE-IX, the first carrier-neutral Internet traffic exchange platform in the Middle East, welcomed Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) as its newest exchange member. The two parties signed the agreement during this week’s Capacity Middle East conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). UAE-IX enables GCX to connect to key international networks more efficiently, assiting in the [...]

Why we need Internet Exchange Points in the Middle East

By |2013-09-11T08:41:49-04:00September 11th, 2013|Categories: Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, Middle East, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It’s no secret that the Internet is growing. There were 2.4 billion global Internet users in 2012, and the number of Internet users continues to grow each year. In the Middle East, Internet traffic volumes grew a substantial 98% between 2007-2011. Yet only 3% of IP traffic in the Middle East is generated and delivered within [...]

The “T” in Team is for Turkey!

By |2012-09-19T01:00:51-04:00September 19th, 2012|Categories: Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, HD Voice, interconnection, IP transit, IPv6, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inteliquent Teams with Turkcell Superonline to Offer Service in Turkey Inteliquent has announced the establishment of its Turkish subsidiary, as well as its strategic alliance with Turkey’s innovative operator, Turkcell Superonline. With these initial steps, Inteliquent plans to expand its operations and will soon begin to offer service to Turkey and the Middle East via a [...]

Tinet and Gulf Bridge International: New Partnership Will Strengthen Companies' Positions in European and Middle East Markets

By |2010-11-15T13:46:11-04:00November 15th, 2010|Categories: Ethernet, IP transit, Middle East, Submarine Cable Network, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In what is undoubtedly a win-win partnership for both, Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Middle East’s first privately owned submarine cable operator, and Tinet, a global carrier exclusively committed to the IP and Ethernet wholesale markets, have come together to further extend connectivity and service offerings in Europe and the Middle East. Specifically, the partnership will [...]

LTE – The Middle Eastern Choice

By |2010-09-09T09:12:36-04:00September 9th, 2010|Categories: Events, Global Telecommunications, mobile, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As far as regional implementation, the Middle East and North Africa are favoring LTE’s mobile network technology. Not too long ago WiMAX was leading the market towards becoming the 4G wireless technology of choice for mobile broadband. Billions of Dollars were invested into producing mobile WiMAX but as telecoms’ biggest names switched their allegiances to LTE its popularity fell.

Middle East Open for Business

By |2010-06-29T13:43:18-04:00June 29th, 2010|Categories: Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

France Telecom have recently announced its plans to acquire five telecom deals in North Africa and the Middle East and are hoping to complete some of these by the end of the summer. This revelation has led to the meeting of the leading names in telecoms at the NGT MENA summit. France Telecom is set to [...]