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Viva Bahrain, Etisalat seal partnership deal on SmartHub

MANAMA, March 9, 2019

Viva Bahrain, a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom, has signed a partnership agreement with UAE telco giant Etisalat to utilise its state-of-the-art communication hub SmartHub in establishing global connectivity that will further expand Viva’s reach globally. 
 
Etisalat SmartHub is a carrier grade data centre that is strategically located at Etisalat submarine cable landing in Fujairah, offering seamless regional and international connectivity. 
 
SmartHub is the ideal solution offering IX & IPX exchanges for carriers and content providers, as well as mobile network operators delivering high performance and reliability.
 
"Viva Bahrain is honoured to sign this strategic partnership with Etisalat. Such agreements are important milestones to our global expansion strategy where we strengthen our position as a dynamic carrier with global reach," remarked Mohammed Al Khushail, the acting CEO of Viva Bahrain after inking the deal with Ali Amiri, Etisalat Group Chief Carrier & Wholesale Officer on the sidelines of Capacity Middle East 2019, the largest Middle East meeting for global carrier community.
 
Al Khushail said this partnership will enable Viva to connect directly with tier 1 international carriers, reinforcing its global reach and international services portfolio to better serve business customers around the world.
 
Amiri said: "Etisalat is honoured to have added yet another major telecom services operator into our expanding portfolio of customers, and we look forward to a continued long and mutually beneficial relationship with Viva Bahrain."
 
"This partnership will add greater value to the SmartHub platform further enriching our global network and connectivity propositions," he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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