Gulf Bridge International (GBI), and Tinet, a global, IP and Ethernet for wholesale markets, have signed a partnership agreement that will enhance the connectivity of Tinet in the Middle East region and allow GBI to offer more services Europe.
Under the agreement, GBI, the region’s first operator of privately-owned submarine cable will provide the capacity of its network connecting Europe to the Gulf region and Asia, and networking Tinet GBI in Europe and offer services through its global presence.
“We are delighted to be working with Tinet to facilitate stronger communications infrastructure between the Middle East and Europe. Traffic between the Middle East and Europe is growing at an unprecedented rate and through agreements such as this, GBI will be able to provide Full coverage all over Europe to our customers, “said Ahmed Mekky, board member and CEO of GBI.
“We are honored to enter into this agreement with GBI,” said Paolo Susnik, CEO of Tinet. “Through innovative partnerships like this, we will expand our reach into fast growing markets such as the Middle East, and also provides connectivity services to industry leading customers.
GBI can provide Tinet capacity in countries and cities where the cable GBI System lands, meanwhile Tinet can provide Global IP Transit, Ethernet and VPLS connectivity services in all its PoPs GBI.