Middle East Telecommunications Brings Ciena’s Mobile Innovation Lab to Kuwait


4 April 2013

Middle East Telecommunications Company (METCO), a leading provider of telecommunications and information technology solutions in the Middle East and Africa, recently showcased Ciena products and solutions during the visit of Ciena’s Mobile Innovation Lab to Kuwait for the second consecutive year to build on the success of its first tour in the region in 2012.


Ciena’s Mobile Innovation Lab was equipped with a team of specialists that gave live demonstrations for METCO’s clients of Ciena’s 40G/100G solutions, Carrier Ethernet,


assured networking and cloud computing. The lab was available at Zain Kuwait's Headquarters, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) and the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) Headquarters during the period of March 24th to 26th.


METCO Chief Executive Officer, Bassem A. Jalil, praised Ciena for its tireless efforts in the field of network solutions and for supporting fourth-generation technology-LTE for GSM service providers in the region as well as other business networks.


Jalil concluded, “METCO is fully committed to providing clients with the latest telecommunication and infrastructure solutions as a Ciena Golden BizConnect Partner and a Diamond Accredited Partner for Ethernet products. “