SmartHub IX

Etisalat SmartHub Triumphs at Capacity Awards 2013

Telekom MalaysiaAmsterdam , 25 Nov 2013

Etisalat, the leading telecom operator in the Middle East and Africa, today announced it has won the prestigious industry award as the ‘Best Middle East Product and Service’, at Capacity Global Carrier Awards 2013. 

"The award was well deserved as the SmartHub platform took considerable strides in 2013 to become the largest-capacity content, internet and data hub in the Middle East. This year, it launched the region’s largest hosted CDN, attracting partnerships with the likes of Limelight, Level 3 and CDN Networks. Meanwhile, its SmartHub IX and SmartHub IPX are providing an integrated platform for mobile operators, ISPs and content providers,” said Capacity Magazine.

Ali Amiri, Executive Vice President, Carrier & Wholesale Services, Etisalat UAE said: “I want to thank our dedicated team and global partners who contributed towards this success. It is nice to be recognized by our peers for the work we do. Etisalat's commitment is to deliver the highest quality, innovative international services, making the UAE one of the best connected countries in the world."

Etisalat was recognized for its outstanding core international network capabilities, reach, broad service portfolio, continuous commitment to technology innovation, quality and strategy. 

Capacity Global Carrier Awards ME recognizes leaders in carrier and wholesale service for innovation, service standards and a demonstration of unparalleled growth in existing and new markets. The Global Carrier Awards have become the biggest and most prestigious awards event of the wholesale telecoms calendar. Now in its eighth year 2013 attracted more entries and higher profile attendance than ever before with over 300 of the most influential industry executives.