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June 03, 2015 4:25 PM ET

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Company Overview of Zajil International Telecom Company K.S.C.C.

Company Overview

Zajil International Telecom Company K.S.C.C., an Internet service provider, provides data telecommunications and Internet solutions in Kuwait and internationally. It offers data networking, data center, local and international data communication, high broadband, Internet, and outsourced managed security services. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Safat, Kuwait.

Souk Al-Kabir Building

Block A

7th Floor

Safat,  13037

Kuwait

Founded in 1991

Phone:

965 1 820 820

Fax:

965 2 244 3807

Key Executives for Zajil International Telecom Company K.S.C.C.

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Zajil International Telecom Company K.S.C.C. Key Developments

Vodafone, du, Zain and Zajil Form Consortium to Build Regional Cable System

Vodafone and du, Zain and Zajil, have formed a GCC-wide telecoms consortium to build a regional transmission cable system, called the Middle East-Europe Terrestrial System, or MEETS. du will be the landing party in the UAE while Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C. will be in Qatar, Zain in Saudi Arabia, and Zajil in Bahrain and Kuwait. A 100G optical transport network (OTN) will be built on top of a 1,400km terrestrial fiber optic cable to sustain the growing bandwidth demand of the region. MEETS will cater to regional and international ICT companies, meeting their wholesale capacity needs, while providing a connection to new areas and end customers. MEETS is designed to be an economically and technically competitive alternative for connectivity within the Gulf; it will also enable a terrestrial route to Europe for reduced latency and higher reliability. Carriers will be able to access MEETS from the Fujairah Landing Station or at the carrier neutral hub datamena.

Vodafone Qatar, du, Zain Group and Zajil Telecom Form Middle East-Europe Terrestrial System

A GCC-wide telecoms consortium has been formed to build a high-bandwidth regional transmission cable system for the region. The system, to be called the Middle East-Europe Terrestrial System (MEETS) - was both conceived and co-promoted by du, Vodafone Qatar, Zain Group and Zajil Telecom. A 100G optical transport network (OTN) will be built on top of a 1,400km terrestrial fibre optic cable to sustain the growing bandwidth demand of the region. MEETS will cater to regional and international ICT companies, meeting their wholesale capacity needs, while providing a connection to new areas and end customers. MEETS is designed to be an economically and technically competitive alternative for connectivity within the Gulf; it will also enable a terrestrial route to Europe for reduced latency and higher reliability. Carriers will be able to access MEETS from the Fujairah Landing Station or at the carrier neutral hub datamena. MEETS will have an initial capacity of 200Gbps and be carried over an Optical Ground Wire associated with a regional high-tension electricity network - reducing the risk of cable cuts. The system will be managed by a 24/7 Network Operating Centre (NOC).

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