is a communications highway which links Europe to Eastern Asia and once this project is officially inaugurated, Iran will be upgraded to Tier2 level (Internet service provider) from the current Tier3 level (Internet service consumer)," Deputy Head of Infrastructure Communications Company Mehdi Karimi Neyestani told FNA at the time.
will span 7,000km and investments of consortium members will amount to around $200 million.
Al Sharq is a major shareholder in an Egyptian constortium called EPEG
, which is having the second phase of the Arab Gasline built.
Once installed, the robust ABS software automatically initiates a complete data transfer from the old notebook hard drive to the new, higher capacity, EPEG
hard drive, with rates up to 75MB per minute.
He reiterated that with the implementation of EPEG
project before the end of the current Iranian year (on March 20, 2013), Iran will turn into an Internet service provider from the current Internet service operator.
One of the major benefits of the EPEG
system will be offering a major alternative cable route from the region to Europe.
The $250m pipeline will be built on BOOT for an Egyptian group called EPEG
comprising Egas, Gasco, pipeline contractor and EGPC/Egas affiliate Petrojet, and EPC contractor Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi) which is another affiliate of EGPC and Egas.
Pricing for the hard drive upgrades start at $189 for the 20GB EPEG
, $229 for the 30GB EPEG
and $258 for the 40GB EPEG
system will provide a major alternative cable route from Oman to Europe.
With ABSplus prices starting as low as $299 for a 20GB solution and EPEG
prices reduced by as much as 34 percent, CMS makes "ease-of-use" even easier to own.
The CMS EPEG
hard drive, custom built for each laptop model, comes ready to be configured with the same Windows(R) 95/98/NT 4.
It is also said that EPEG
will engage a combination of overland and underwater deployments, and is planned to provide an alternative route to the Red Sea systems for increasing data traffic from the MENA region, central Asia, Russia and Europe.