Transworld in Brief

Transworld: Pakistan’s backbone for international connectivity

Transworld is a joint venture of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E, Orastar and His Excellency Dr Omar Abdul Mone’m Yousuf Al Zawawi of Sultanate of Oman. Transworld is Pakistan’s only private sector organization with exclusive ownership to submarine fiber optic cable networks which makes it the leading connectivity provider in Pakistan. We are a TIER-1 network operator delivering internet bandwidth to Pakistan’s top cellular mobile operators, ISPs, corporate organizations and thousands of small and medium enterprises. Due to our extensive footprint of fiber optic networks we connect the people of Pakistan to the digital world.

Transworld commenced operations in 2006 and is the only operator in Pakistan which owns its 1,300 KM submarine cable system TW1 and is also the consortium member of the latest 20,000KM fiber optic cable system SEA-ME-WE 5 which is a multiregional data superhighway connecting Pakistan to Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe. TWA has also obtained capacities on other regional cables, both on eastern and western sides, for creating route diversity and resilience. The company has peering in Middle East, Europe, US and Far East with Tier-1 operators to provide lowest latency connections for Internet and data traffic. Our points of presence in international markets like Germany, France and Singapore ensures the lowest latency for our customers.

TWA is perfectly synchronized to the global Internet peering ecosystem via direct connectivity to content providers such as Google, Facebook, Akamai, Netflix, Amazon and several others which makes the customer experience a faster internet.

By virtue of our state of the art network, owned private cable (TW1), consortium partner of the multi-regional data superhighway SEA-ME-WE 5, international peering with Tier1 operators and a strong local presence- Transworld is on solid grounds in providing cost effective solutions with unmatched SLA’s to its local and international customers.