du’s Samacom among world’s top teleports
Dubai, January 30, 2010
du, which wholly owns and manages Samacom, the biggest teleport in the Middle East, was ranked 12th in the World Teleport Association’s independent top 20 teleport operators of 2009 awards.
du was recognised at the annual awards for its phenomenal growth in terms of revenue and customer satisfaction.
Samacom is the leading regional operator of satellite support services and currently serves more than 170 television stations throughout the Middle East and Asia.
The teleport facility comprises satellite antennae that produce a wide global coverage out of Dubai, providing broadcasting services clients an extensive household viewership footprint.
The network reaches a wide range of international locations to suit the diverse communication needs of the UAE’s multi-cultural residents, and can meet the high-volume traffic requirements of the world’s traditional business centres as well as emerging economies.
This high-quality global connectivity service ensures the du Samacom network achieves maximum availability, said a statement.
“We are honoured to have been recognised for our achievements as a top broadcasting service provider in such a respected global forum,” said Ahmed Almuhaideb, senior director Samacom and Terrestrial, du.
“We are dedicated to developing and improving our network coverage by bringing in new and innovative technologies, which will enable us to provide the best possible satellite facilities that meet the needs of all our clients.”
“We have achieved a number of major milestones recently with our broadcast services, and hard work will ensure that we continue to enjoy such successes in the near future,” Ahmed added.
“du Samacom is committed to best serving clients and addressing their needs and we look forward to even more global recognition for our efforts in the years ahead,” he concluded. – TradeArabia News Service