Doha, Kuwait City, 28th May 2012: Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Middle East’s first carrier neutral operator and Mada Communications, Kuwait’s leading wireless service provider offering wireless broadband, Internet and intranet communication services, today announced the signing of a capacity sale agreement.
The GBI network is the region’s newest and most advanced cable system as well as being the Middle East’s most geographically comprehensive network. These dynamic features will allow Mada to provide improved internet services making it a pillar in Kuwait’s network of communications. GBI will facilitate Mada’s ability to achieve their corporate vision of excelling to the global platform of advanced technologies and communications.
“This agreement comes as a natural result of a trusting relationship both parties have worked together to build. We at Mada Communications are always committed to providing only the highest of standards and performance to create and deliver value added services to our customers,” said Ahmed Ibraheem, Chairman of the Board of Mada Communications, Kuwait. He further added: “This agreement also reflects Mada Communication’s dedication in providing the latest technology to its consumer base which in turn reflects the level of quality in our services while at the same time meeting the growing demand for this technology in Kuwait.”
“I am pleased to announce that this is GBI’s third successful partnership in Kuwait which proves our commitment to this region,” commented Ahmed Mekky, Board Member and CEO of GBI. “This agreement also reflects confidence in our ability to deliver state of the art infrastructure and leading technology. Having launched just over three months ago, we are happy that the GBI network is already working to address the demand for capacity from Kuwait and the region as a whole.”
The GBI cable system connects all the Gulf countries with onward connectivity to Europe and Asia. The 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.