e& Earns Highest Certification for Satellite Infrastructure
e&, formerly known as Etisalat, has secured a remarkable achievement by becoming the first company in the MENA region and the 12th globally to receive recognition for its critical contribution to satellite infrastructure. This achievement signifies a significant milestone in the telecommunications industry.
Tier 4 Certification for Excellence
The World Teleport Association’s (WTA) Certification Programme has awarded e&’s Tawi al Saman teleport in Sharjah and Jebel Ali teleport in Dubai with Tier 4 certification. Tier 4 is the highest level of excellence in this rigorous certification program.
This certification evaluates a company’s success in establishing an environment conducive to satellite operators and service providers. It also assesses the company’s capabilities in delivering satellite solutions tailored to regional and global markets. Furthermore, it underscores e&’s support for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellations.
Contributing to Global Satellite Infrastructure
Nabil Baccouche, Group Chief Carrier and Wholesale Officer, emphasized, “The UAE today has a global standing in the space and satellite industry. The Tier 4 certification from WTA reiterates our commitment towards contributing to building a robust satellite infrastructure.”
e& Teleports: Connecting Regions and Beyond
e& currently operates a network of advanced teleports with comprehensive access to a majority of satellites across the EMEA and Far East regions. These state-of-the-art teleports also provide connectivity to international submarine cables, a global VPN network, cloud network services, and SmartHub datacentres in the UAE.
This extensive network solidifies e&’s pivotal role as a critical link in the global telecommunications landscape, enabling seamless communication and data exchange on a global scale.
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