Tag Archives | Fiber Optic

Gulf Bridge routes Internet Connection through Iraq

By John Lee. Qatar-based cloud, connectivity and content enabler Gulf Bridge International (GBI) has reportedly updated the 'North Route' of its subsea cable meshed smart network, connecting the Gulf to Europe through Iraq. According to Zawya, this improves route diversification and enhances the resilience of internet connectivity to and from the region. It says it […]

iQ launches Silk Route Transit Network

By John Lee. Sulaymaniyah-based internet provider iQ has launched its new Silk Route Transit fibre-optic service. According to a press release, the new service will, "improve connectivity in the Middle East to the rest of the world ... [and] provide better latency and heighten download speeds across the continent to enable unprecedented streaming and gaming […]

m2fx partners with Hevek for Fiber Optic

By John Lee. Fiber optic company m2fx has announced a new partnership with Hevek Company, expanding distribution of its products into Iraq for the first time. Hevek Company will provide customers with m2fx’s full product range, including its tough yet flexible range of pushable fiber cables, lightweight aerial solutions and microducts for Fiber to the […]

Investment Opportunities in Iraqi Fiber Networks

By John Lee. The General Company of Post and Communications has announced that it intends to offer "huge investment opportunities" in the provision of optical fiber networks. AIN reports that the investment opportunities, running to billions of dollars, aim to take advantage of the geographic location of Iraq as a route for information and communications […]

Zain Links Iraq to Jordan via Fiber-optic Cable

Dr. Abdulmalek Al-Jaber, CEO of Zain Jordan, part of Kuwait's Zain Group, has announced the full hook-up of its network to neighbouring Iraq via an optical fibre cable, Kuna has reported. The Jordanian network has been linked to the Iraqi network using an optical fiber cable that continues to Baghdad, he said. "The hook-up enables […]

Iraq Signs Fiber-Optic Telecom Agreement

The Iraqi Communications Ministry has signed a preliminary agreement with the Saudi company STC to link Iraq to Turkey and Saudi Arabia by an optical cable system. Official ministry spokesman Samir Ali Hassoun told AKnews that this initial agreement determines the financial aspects of the deal. The Ministry of Communications has been working for a […]

Fiber Optic Gateway Operational

Computer Data Networks (CDN ) - Iraq office, a regional Systems Integrator and ISP is pleased to announce that the high speed Fiber Optic connection between Iraq and the rest of the world is now fully operational. In November, Iraq's ITPC and CDN announced signing of the contract under which CDN will operate and market […]