SEA-ME-WE 5 (Beta 2)

Transworld Associates Private Limited (TWA) is the exclusive participant from Pakistan in the SEA-ME-WE 5 consortium. We announce that TWA has now completed the deployment of SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station in Karachi. As the information super highway the SEA-ME-WE 5 will help meet Pakistan’s high speed connectivity demands based on its rapidly expanding IT presence globally.

The state of the art SEA-ME-WE 5 will introduce the ground-breaking concept of end to end connection to open and neutral Points of Presence (PoP’s) both in Europe and Asia. With 24Tbps of capacity SEA-ME-WE 5 will become the intercontinental super highway releasing the pressure on the already highly utilized cables between Europe and Asia.

“It is a BIG success. TWA has leapt further as a Leading Service Provider in the industry.”

Kamran Malik

Talking about its benefits, Mr. Kamran Malik, President Transworld said “With SEA-ME-WE 5, TWA will firstly improve its reach in the regions we operate in. Secondly, we will be able to deliver resilient and redundant network solutions with advantages such as flexibility and reliability for our customers. Thirdly, the system will offer a much improved quality of service experience for our customers with lowest latency connectivity solutions”

Pictorial Coverage of SMW 5 @ TWA Landing Station

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Telenor CTO visits Transworld SMW 5 landing point in Karachi

On September 28th Telenor Pakistan CTO, Mr. Khurrum Ashfaque, and three senior Telenor technical team members visited the TWA landing station and also witnessed the landing of SMW 5. From TWA side Vice President Commercial, Mr. Faisal Abbasi, led the TWA team which presented the SMW 5 + TW1 details to the Telenor team. Senior TWA officials included Mr. Taimur Amjad, Mr. Zulfiqar Ursani, Mr. Muneef Rana, Mr. Salik Mobeen, and Mr. Najam-ul-Hasan. The CTO Telenor appreciated the professionally maintained TWA landing station and was impressed with the SMW 5 landing at Hawksbay. TWA’s contribution in bringing SMW5 to Pakistan was highly appreciated by the CTO Telenor. Both the companies enjoy a solid relationship and we are sure with the SMW5 landing new opportunities will open up resulting in expanding the relationship of the two organizations even further.

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SEA-ME-WE 5 Management Committee Meeting # 9 in Istanbul, Turkey 21st – 23rd Feb. 2017

Turk Telekom International hosted the 9th SEA-ME-WE 5 Management Committee Meeting and Project Launch Celebration Event on 21st February 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey which lasted till 23rd Feb 2017. The event featured speakers including Mehmet Toros, Chairman of the Turk Telekom International Group Management Board, Dr. Paul Doany, Turk Telekom CEO, Dr. Omer Fatih Sayan, Chairman of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority and Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transportation, Maritime and Communications. Transworld Associates Private Limited was represented by Vice President Commercial Mr. Faisal Abbasi and Vice President Finance Mr. Naveed Malik.

All of them highly valued the importance and the complexity of the SEA-ME-WE 5 Project. The special occasion included spectacular live entertainment, a gourmet gala dinner and a very unique SEA-ME-WE 5 Project Launch Celebration when all 19 consortium members symbolically built the SEA-ME-WE 5 cable impression on the stage. Mr. Faisal Abbasi connected the Pakistan segment for Transworld. Mr. Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transportation, Maritime and Communications also connected the Turkey segment.

The event was well covered by the Turkish Media and several interviews and pictures were published in the Turkish newspapers.
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