Media Group International (MGI) will open two new facilities in 2013 as it continues its growth trajectory. In Dubai Media City, MGI will open a new sales and marketing suite, servicing customers face-to-face in an environment designed to stimulate open discussion. The company will also open a purpose-built datacentre facility in Dubai Studio City in […]
Media Group International (MGI) will open two new facilities in 2013 as it continues its growth trajectory. In Dubai Media City, MGI will open a new sales and marketing suite, servicing customers face-to-face in an environment designed to stimulate open discussion. The company will also open a purpose-built datacentre facility in Dubai Studio City in the second quarter of 2013.
MGI is also the first system integrator in the region to become ISO 9001 certified, after receiving accreditation from BSI. The certification is the worlds most recognised quality management standard.
The UAE openings signal growth for the regions leading systems integrator, spurred on by expansion into the new media sector and partnership deals with best-of-breed technology companies in the region and globally.
Paul Hennessy, CEO of Media Group International, said: Our new facilities in the UAE show a commitment to the service we offer our clients in the Middle East. Media Group International continues to enjoy growth through increased international presence, the acquisition of new talent and diversification into other sectors such as the new media sector. The region remains very much a priority market for us.
Our suite at Media City has been built with customer comfort in mind, and our technical facility at Studio City puts us right in the heart of one of our key client bases. The expansions help us to better service our clients, a commitment we continually try to excel ourselves in.
Dubai Studio Citys purpose-built datacenter facility is a technical pre-build facility with a fully equipped technical workshop. With 24 hours a day, seven days a week support systems and capability, the facility will serve clients from the epi-centre of Dubais broadcasting industry. It will house several departments and functions including design office; technical pre-build; testing and commissioning; remote monitoring; hosted services; proof of concept; system demonstrations; training; research and development.
The expansions round off a successful business period for Media Group International, which has seen the completion of several important contracts recently: Dubai Media Incorporateds news facility in Media City, which was winner of Broadcast Pros Studio of the Year 2012; new infrastructure completed for Serena TV as it relocated from Spain to Dubai; Ashoroog TVs move from Dubai to Sudan, which was completed in record time; and continued expansion of Etisalats large monitoring facility. Media Group International was also recently awarded contracts with: MBC, to install new high-definition studios in Cairo; the Qatar Olympic Committee, for the design, supply and installation of a complete audio and broadcast system at Al Shamal Sports Club; Al Jazeera Arabic Channel, to change the aspect ratio format of the whole broadcast chain; and with Al Jazeera Media Network for a new single compression platform.