Tawasul to boost Egypt cloud network
Kuwait, November 3, 2013
Tawasul Telecom, a leading provider of IP-based services in the GCC, has signed a key agreement with Egyptian mobile operator Etisalat Misr to boost the infrastructure of its cloud network in the African continent.
Under the deal, the Kuwait-based Tawasul Telecom will offer data transfer services and international connectivity between company’s branches utilizing the latest MPLS technology considered to be the safest and most secure option both within and outside Egypt.
The agreement was signed in the presence of Hani Al Shakhs, the CEO of Tawasul Telecom and Saeed Al-Hamly, the CEO of Etisalat Misr.
Since its inception, Tawasul has played a strategic role in enhancing and developing the telecommunications infrastructure in the Gulf countries and in the Middle East, said the company in it statement.
It also enjoys a track record of success for exclusively bridging the technological gap between Gulf countries and the rest of the world while simultaneously offering the business sector world-class informational communication services, it added.
Commenting on the deal, Al-Shakhs said, “We are very pleased to have partnered with the leading telecommunications company in Egypt, Etisalat Misr, which will support our presence and operations in the promising African market and whose partnership will crown our ongoing successes in the strategic European and Asian markets.”
He said Tawasul was committed to exploring new opportunities around the world in its bid to develop a major cloud network particularly in the business sector aiming at linking its global operations.
"Tawasul's strategy is aimed at enhancing and developing the infrastructure of its cloud network that now covers 10 active markets in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Africa including the GCC states, the UK, Germany, Singapore, and Egypt," he explained.
Saeed Al-Hamly described the partnership with Tawasul as a vital and essential step in offering superior services to customers abroad and laying a firm foundation for future cooperation as well.-TradeArabia News Service