A A A A A A A A BIX is working on a number of projects including the building of an Internet Protocol next-generation network (NGN) and IP Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) core network for integrated network services throughout the kingdom.
BIX connects ISPs to increase local traffic and content, as well as to reduce the cost of purchasing international bandwidth.
BIX Fund will be incorporated as a partnership under Dutch law called Fonds voor gemene rekening ( FGR ).
BIX Fund Management BV, established in 2013 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands will serve as the fund manager of the BIX Fund.
Brigadier Al-Hajeri said that the BIX
provides secure, speedy, high quality services to telecommunication providers that boost the activities of Government and business sector, encourage local digital content, speedy data and information transfer at competitive rates, according to latest technological systems, especially after the installation of Tata International Company's sea cable.
sells its services to licensed Internet service providers, but the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority regulates the prices.
The minister said Cisco aims to work with BIX
on a number of projects including the building of an IP NGN and IP Multi-Protocol Label Switching core network for integrated network services throughout the country.
has been providing services to the Internet service providers since 2005, with objectives of ensuring high speed at low costs.
To meet the growing demand of Internet, BIX
is in the process of creating a new redundant Internet gateway site in Juffair.