State of the art high speed submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 5 lands at Transworld landing station, Karachi

September 30, 2016

Islamabad, September 24th, 2016 – 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.
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.”

About Transworld Associates (Private) Limited
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. TW has built its reputation providing reliable backhaul connectivity services to Pakistan’s telecom operators, ISP’s and businesses. Transworld commenced operations in 2006 and is the only privately owned operator in Pakistan which owns its submarine cable systems. It has capacities on other regional cables both on eastern and western sides for route diversity and resilience. TWA plays a major role in connecting Pakistan to the rest of the world.

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