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The Middle East is undergoing political, economic, social and technological change and this is generating new business opportunities. BusinessCom is ideally placed to be your partner in new business ventures.

 

Internet in the Middle East

Middle East satellite Internet access from BusinessCom is accomplished by using high technology spacecraft kitted out with the latest technology. An impressive delivery footprint allied to a reliability factor of over 98% ensures that our clients in the Middle East receive the services they were promised anywhere and anytime across the Middle East platform. The demand for toll quality voice, data, video and media rich applications to handhelds, laptops and mobiles in increasing everyday and BusinessCom is strategically placed to be your partner in these exciting times.

 

PEST - Drivers for change

The Middle East is changing as new technologies become available to population. However, total broadband and Internet penetration in the region is not as high as could be expected. Unfortunately, even when access to the Internet is available the access speeds are generally slow and the charges for services are high. It has been noted that the Middle East region is being driven towards supplying a better service by the younger population who demand a faster, more reliable service with media rich applications. Political, Economic, Social and Technological forces are driving change across the Middle East region opening up new market possibilities. In the cities of the Middle East access to the internet is available to almost every home but in the more remote areas this is not the case. Satellite Internet access from BusinessCom allows these remote areas to be connected by a reliable and fast satellite Internet connection with all the latest technological advances included.

We land our Middle East satellite internet circuits at teleport ground stations located in Europe – such as Telenor Nittedal Earth Station in Norway, featuring redundant access to top tier Public IP backbones. Because satellite internet Middle East connectivity is in very high demand by a number of customers ranging from residential users to multi-megabit voice and data carriers, BusinessCom features a wide range of VSAT services, including high demand platforms such as ViaSat LinkStar, iDirect Infiniti, Evolution X3, DVB-S2 and SCPC - to satisfy all satellite Internet Middle East connectivity demands.

We were among the very first to deliver Deterministic TDMA PEP-iDirect satellite Internet access services to the market in 2004. These services feature broadband IP access with full support of VoIP and videoconferencing with guaranteed quality of service and uptime. Started with iDirect NetModem-II platform and now expanded to Infiniti 3000, 5000 and 7000 series as well as newer Evolution X3 featuring innovative DVB-S2/ACM technology. For our Enterprise clientele and WAN networks, PEP-iDirect satellite Internet Middle East services mean true QoS-enabled IP circuits with the possibility to prioritize selected mission critical traffic, such as Virtual Private Networks, SCADA, CITRIX, file transfers and similar.

BusinessCom also provides dedicated bandwidth satellite Internet Middle East connectivity services on SCPC (including iSCPC), DVB and DVB-S2 platforms from Comtech EF Data and iDirect with very high spectral efficiency, lowering operating expenditures. Our dedicated services as optionally QoS-enabled via GPL licensed BusinessCom® Sentinel bandwidth management and optimization appliance. If configured with DataPlex and VoicePlex extensions, BusinessCom® dedicated services allow to achieve up to a double capacity if compared to standard SCPC circuits.

BusinessCom Internet via satellite Middle East offers the following services:-

  • Broadband Internet access
  • Toll quality VoIP and Videoconferencing with CIR
  • Reliable SLA through FDMA and D-TDMA with 98% efficiency on payload
  • Star, Mesh and hybrid Star/Mesh topology networks
  • Full support of accelerated VPN, CITRIX, ERM and other business applications
  • Highly secure operation with optional AES embedded encryption
  • Global C-Band coverage and sub-Sahara Ku-Band
  • Landing at top tier redundant IP facilities in Western Europe and United States
  • Sentinel-based QoS, bandwidth management and optimization platform

 

Middle East Internet usage information

  • Total Middle East Population 216,258,843 million
  • Total Internet users 68,553,668 million
  • Internet market penetration 31.7%
  • Internet growth since December 2000 - 1987%
  • Total Internet usage from Global usage 3.3%

Statistics supplied by World Internet Statistics 10/03/2010

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