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Press Release -- May 28th, 2012
Source: Gulf Bridge International

GBI Announces Capacity Sale to Mada Serving High Demand for International Bandwidth in Kuwaiti Market

Doha, Kuwait City, 28thMay 2012: 

Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Middle East’s first carrier neutral operator and Mada Communications, Kuwait’s leading wireless service provider offering wireless broadband, Internet and intranet communication services, today announced the signing of a capacity sale agreement.

The GBI network is the region’s newest and most advanced cable system as well as being the Middle East’s most geographically comprehensive network. These dynamic features will allow Mada to provide improved internet services making it a pillar in Kuwait’s network of communications. GBI will facilitate Mada’s ability to achieve their corporate vision of excelling to the global platform of advanced technologies and communications.

“This agreement comes as a natural result of a trusting relationship both parties have worked together to build. We at Mada Communications are always committed to providing only the highest of standards and performance to create and deliver value added services to our customers,” said Ahmed Ibraheem, Chairman of the Board of Mada Communications, Kuwait. He further added: “This agreement also reflects Mada Communication’s dedication in providing the latest technology to its consumer base which in turn reflects the level of quality in our services while at the same time meeting the growing demand for this technology in Kuwait.”

“I am pleased to announce that this is GBI’s third successful partnership in Kuwait which proves our commitment to this region,” commented Ahmed Mekky, Board Member and CEO of GBI. “This agreement also reflects confidence in our ability to deliver state of the art infrastructure and leading technology. Having launched just over three months ago, we are happy that the GBI network is already working to address the demand for capacity from Kuwait and the region as a whole.”

The GBI cable system connects all the Gulf countries with onward connectivity to Europe and Asia. The system is designed around a core ring, which can re-route traffic thereby increasing resilience. With a design capacity of up to 10 terabits per second on certain cable sections, the GBI cable system will have the capability to meet the rapid growth in demand that has been forecast for traffic originating and terminating in Gulf.

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About Gulf Bridge International

Gulf Bridge International (GBI) is a private company dedicated to connecting all the nations of the Gulf region to one another and to the rest of the world, using the latest fiber optic technologies. The GBI cable is developed and owned by GCC investors who are building this strategic infrastructure to serve the entire region. GBI intends to be the carrier’s carrier of choice for traffic to and from the Gulf, facilitating social and economic growth in the region. GBI’s cable system will provide telecom operators and other communications companies, both in the region and globally, with greater choice, value, diversity and resilience. For more information, please visit

About Mada Communications

Mada is a leading wireless service provider, offering Wireless Broadband and communication services in line with today’s wireless advanced technologies. By delivering quality wireless broadband access in most local and remote places ensuring border to border coverage. Mada has proven to be one of the leading Wireless Service Providers in the state of Kuwait. Constantly striving to improve and expand our services using the latest technology, our chief objective is to serve the needs of our business and personal customers wherever they may be throughout the country.

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