2017 Platinum sponsors included:
Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications Company) is the leading integrated communications provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain and a company of reference among the regions key telecommunications players for innovation and customer experience. Batelco serves both the corporate, enterprise (Local & International) and consumer markets in the most liberalised and competitive environment in the MENA region through the delivery of cutting-edge fixed and wireless telecommunications solutions. Batelco offers end-to-end managed solutions for its Global customers including dedicated IPLC, IRU, Global Ethernet, Global IP VPN and Satellite & Teleport, Datacenter & collocation and IP Transit. Batelco has evolved from being a regional Middle Eastern operation to become a major communications company with direct and indirect investments across 14 geographies, namely Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Maldives, Diego Garcia, St. Helena, Ascension Island and the Falkland Islands.
For more information, please visit www.batelco.com/global
Gulf Bridge International (GBI) is a global shared and managed services provider that owns and operates a multilayer carrier neutral network bridging the world to the Middle East. The GBI network connects the Middle East to Singapore towards the East and Egypt on the West, using two alternative terrestrial routes to protect traffic, crossing the Mediterranean to Italy into major European cities. Ensuring diversity by establishing its North Route, this new link from the Gulf to Europe via Iraq and Turkey added an ultra-low latency link from the GCC straight to the heart of Europe.
GBI is a carriers' carrier for telecom operators, ISPs and governments throughout the Middle East, Europe and Asia offering a broad portfolio of wholesale and enterprise services. GBI is a catalyst for growth.
For more information, please visit www.gbiinc.com
PCCW Global is the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, which is majority-owned by PCCW Limited. Covering more than 3,000 cities and 140 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include Ethernet, IP, fiber and satellite transmission solutions, international voice and VoIPX services, managed network & security services and our expanding as-a-service solutions including OTT video and Unified Communications.
PCCW Global is headquartered in Hong Kong, and maintains regional centers in Belgium, China, France, Greece, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.For more information, please visit www.pccwglobal.comSparkle
is a leading global service provider offering full range of IP, Data, Cloud, Data Center, Mobile Data and Voice solutions designed to meet the ever changing needs of Fixed and Mobile Operators, ISPs, OTTs, Media & Content Players, Application Service Providers and Multinational Corporations. Thanks to a state-of-the-art advanced global backbone of around 560.000 km of fiber and through an extensive worldwide commercial presence distributed over 37 countries, Sparkle ranks #9 globally for voice traffic while #7 worldwide for IP. Through a rich portfolio of services, a state-of the-art network based on the latest technologies, a globally distributed sales force and advanced customer care capabilities, Sparkle is able to fulfil its mission of providing customers with top performing and tailored solutions worldwide. With a truly global dimension and a local outlook, we stay close to our customers to understand their needs and ensure they receive the very best care. Sparkle. The worlds communication platform. For more information, please visit us at www.tisparkle.com or at www.world.tisparkle.com