Ooredoo inks media cloud deal with Al Jazeera

Qatari teleco, Ooredoo, has inked a media cloud deal with Al Jazeera Media Network. The media cloud infrastructure will connect Al Jazeera’s main hubs in Europe, the Middle East, America, Asia and Africa, along with linking other bureaus around the world.

Ooredoo will build cloud infrastructure using capacity on international fiber optic cables incorporating geographical diversity and resilience. The cloud will be based on a mix of SDH and MPLS technologies and will enable Al Jazeera to share video, reports and breaking news around the world.

“In winning this bid against some of the world’s largest technology companies, we are showing that Ooredoo is a world-class provider of cutting-edge business solutions,” said Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, chairman of Ooredoo.