GBI’s plan to land its telecom submarine cable in Iran aligns with the strategic plans of TIC of Iran. In addition, this agreement will facilitate onward connectivity to many central Asian countries including Pakistan, Afghanistan, …Read full article » Qatar: Wednesday, April 28 - 2010 @ 12:47
GBI and TE SubCom are working together to achieve a final Ready for Service across the whole network within the coming few weeks.
“This achievement is a significant milestone for the Gulf region, which continues to …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, December 19 - 2011 @ 13:47
The working group will focus on the region’s submarine cable networks, addressing a broad range of commercial, technical, regulatory and environmental issues. Ahmed Mekky, Board Member and CEO of GBI, plans to use the …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, November 03 - 2011 @ 15:15
The three year term highlights the growing relevance of Middle East connectivity in the Pacific market.
“I am honored to have the trust of those industry leaders who elected me to the PTC Board of …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, November 19 - 2012 @ 14:51
PTC is a leading organization promoting the advancement and commercial use of information and communication technologies, services, policies and knowledge to benefit its global members and countries of the Asia Pacific. Mr. Mekky joins the …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, March 27 - 2012 @ 15:58
Launching later this year, the GBI cable system is a high-capacity, fiber optic cable that will connect all the countries of the Gulf region to each other and provide onward connectivity to Europe, Africa and …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, March 20 - 2011 @ 12:07
The system, which will deliver much-needed capacity to the Gulf region, connects Qatar, the UAE, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia in a ring configuration, with onward connectivity to India and Europe and additional …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, February 19 - 2012 @ 16:57
The GBI Cable System which will connect all the countries of the Gulf region to each other will provide onward connectivity to India and beyond via Sify’s landing station. The launch of GBI’s cable system …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, May 26 - 2010 @ 09:21
Commenting on today’s announcement, Mr. Hamad Al Mannai, GBI’s Executive Vice Chairman, said:
“Landing GBI’s cable in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the Kingdom’s strategic role in the telecom sector regionally, adds a lot of …Read full article » Saudi Arabia: Monday, March 01 - 2010 @ 09:45
The announcement was made in the presence of H.E. the Iraqi Minister of Communications and H.E. the Ambassador of Iraq to Qatar.
The Gulf Bridge International Cable System (GBICS) is planned to connect Iraq with …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, January 10 - 2010 @ 12:51