The service will provide an opportunity for service providers in various sectors to store their content securely with enhanced availability and performance.
STC Bahrain has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei to establish a Content Delivery Network (CDN) serving various sectors regionally and globally.
As heavy video and gaming traffic have resulted in the need to provide optimum streaming experiences for users, the CDN service nodes coupled with STC Bahrain’s infrastructure and transmission links will allow faster data transfers that are needed for loading internet content.
The services will target sectors such as advertising, e-commerce, media and entertainment, online gaming, health and education services, allowing them to store their content securely with enhanced availability and performance, closer to users to avoid unnecessary round-trip delays.
STC Bahrain and Huawei will localise a wide variety of digital content ranging from dynamic to multi-purpose content types. This collaboration should result in improved website loading times, responsiveness, downloading and video-on-demand acceleration.
Speaking about the agreement, Eng Nezar Banabeela, CEO of STC Bahrain, said: “We are focused on revolutionising the network services in Bahrain and to better serve the region with demanded services. Our CDN plans with our long-term partners Huawei will accelerate Bahrain and the region’s positioning as an ideal digital network hub.”
Cao Hongyu, CEO of Huawei Bahrain, added: “We at Huawei Bahrain, with our valuable partners STC Bahrain, share a common vision to put Bahrain in the forefront of digital services in the region and this CDN initiative is one step towards this journey, where we are growing our future business by meeting consumer needs. Huawei stays committed to deliver the best-in-class technology and services to the Kingdom of Bahrain.”