2017 Gold sponsors included:
Ooredoo Global Services (OGS), the Groups wholesale arm, provides a world-class network that serves as a global exchange for voice, capacity and roaming traffic. Operating in 15 countries, Ooredoo is one of the worlds fastest growing telecommunications groups with more than 111 million customers. It offers wholesale and carrier customers one of the largest Internet peering networks and is interconnected with more than 100 operators, including many of the largest in the world. Ooredoo continues to forge new partnerships with regional and global leaders to provide a higher level of service and better experience for all our customers.
For more information, please visit www.ooredoo.com
OTEGLOBE, headquartered in Athens-Greece, is the international wholesale arm of OTE Group and the leading wholesale carrier in S.E. Europe with global reach, delivering a complete portfolio of voice and data services. By combining a resilient subsea route with a diverse terrestrial network, OTEGLOBE offers an alternative path for connecting Europe to Asia and the world through Greece and emerges as a reliable hub in the Mediterranean basin. OTEGLOBE is the only carrier that reaches W. Europe through Greece with two fully owned, geographically diverse networks, the GWEN and the TBN, while it operates a private IP network with presence in the main telecom hubs in Europe. The company adapts constantly to the dynamically changing global environment by investing in numerous submarine cable consortia (the latest of which is AAE1), continuously upgrading its existing, diverse and resilient network infrastructure and forming strong partnerships with major global carriers. At the same time, OTEGLOBE is an established IPX carrier with strong presence in the global voice wholesale market, offering high quality voice and roaming services over one single point of interconnection, as well as a broad range of mobile and value added services.By capitalizing both on its geographic position and extensive and diverse network footprint, OTEGLOBE is becoming an alternative, reliable hub in the Mediterranean basin which connects Europe to the world through Greece.
For more information, please visit www.oteglobe.gr
Qualitynet is Kuwait's No.1 provider of ICT, Enterprise, Data Communication and Internet Services, adhering to the needs of both Corporate and Residential customers. Established and based in Kuwait, the company offers a wide range of solutions to meet Smart Building, Small & Large Enterprise, ERP, Data, Internet and ICT requirements. Backed by Industrial leaders Batelco and National Bank of Kuwait, the company operates with a vision to be the leading telecommunication solutions provider, standing at the forefront of the industry today. Qualitynet was the first in the industry in Kuwait to achieve the ISO 27001 & ISO 9001:2000 certifications for quality practices and the first Superbrands title. We also won the Best Internet Provider/ Technology Company Awards in both 2013 and 2016 from Arabian Business, in addition to the Most Innovative Use of Technology Award at the CEM Middle East Summit. With primary importance placed on Customer Satisfaction, Qualitynet strengthens its commitment to technological development in the country, and will continue to cater to the interests of the nation.
For more information, please visit www.qualitynet.net
Sigma Telecom was founded in 2003 to provide high quality telecommunication infrastructure services including; optimisation, planning and drive testing. In 2012 Sigma made the move to begin providing high quality VOIP services to telecommunication operators, suppliers and vendors worldwide. Sigma Telecoms aim is to deliver communication products that convert communication networks via progressions in capacity. Whether the subject is improving network quality and reach, Sigma Telecom grows with a commitment toward innovation to provide its customers the benefits of best quality phone calls, lowest costs and flexible services. Sigma Telecom has developed an impeccable reputation in 13 years with its global clients. Working with Tier 1, equipment providers, governmental agencies and industry associations worldwide, has been a source of pride for Sigma Telecom.
For more information, please visit www.cellsigma.com
Tata Communications is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications to multinational enterprises, partners and service providers. The Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to more than 200 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and collocation space worldwide. With a strong presence in both developed and emerging markets, the company is a key enabler of information and communication technology globally with a broad range of services including network services; voice, data and mobility solutions; unified communications & collaboration tools; managed security and hosting; content management; media and entertainment services; and cloud and data centre solutions.
For more information, please visit www.tatacommunications.com
Tawasul Telecom owns and operates the regions only interconnected, highly available MPLS network. Through this network, the company offers end-to-end, fully managed IP VPN services and operates as a one-stop shop for provisioning and support across borders. The geographical footprint covers Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, in addition to Egypt, Jordan, UK, Germany, Singapore and Hong Kong. Through an expansive network of regional and international partners Tawasul Telecom offers global coverage. All nodes are multi-homed, and each link is carried on a different cable system, thus guaranteeing high availability. Moreover, the services are backed by carrier-grade Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Tawasul Telecom has established itself as the carriers carrier of choice for providing data connectivity services to the GCC and Middle East regions.
For more information, please visit www.tawasultele.com
Telecom Egypt (TE) is a leading global operator that offers a complete range of Telecom Services including Voice, Data, Managed Bandwidth, IP Transit, MPLS, Colocation & tailored data solutions. With Egypts distinctive geographic location spanning more than 1000 KMs on both Red and Mediterranean seas each, (TE) is connecting more than 11 Cable systems from the East and 13 cable systems from the West linked with the Red-Med Corridor which consists of 7 diversified routes that cross Egypt. Capitalizing on the fact of being an international Hub, this positioning entitles Telecom Egypt to be The Partner of Choice for Euro-Asian and African transit traffic with 15+Tbps lit capacity. Serving a wide variety of private and consortia of submarine cables, Telecom Operators, ISPs, media and content providers and enterprise customers through a scattered decent global footprints.
For more information, please visit www.te.eg
VIVA Bahrain is a fully owned subsidiary of the Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC) which launched its commercial services in March 2010 with the aim of transforming Bahrains telecommunications landscape. Backed by unrivalled experience, knowledge and vision, VIVA has positively impacted the telecommunications market by changing the way it does business and has been at the forefront of innovation by launching the latest technologies at both Fixed & mobile domains, along with having introduced a comprehensive Wholesale and Enterprise portfolio with national and international services. VIVA has also extended its regional footprint by offering Global MPLS services within the Gulf and beyond using its POP located at DataMena which is interconnected to International partners. Moreover, VIVA also partnered with BT to build Middle Easts first Global IP Exchange (GIPX) interpretability hub in Bahrain. The node which is the fourth in the world, facilitates fixed line and telecom network operators from the region.
For more information, please visit www.viva.com.bh