Kuwait gets FAST Internet service

FAST Telecommunications has launched local and international data communications and international voice services under licence from Kuwait’s Ministry of Communication.

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By  Richard Brown Published  August 21, 2002

FAST Telecommunications has launched local and international data communications and international voice services under licence from Kuwait’s Ministry of Communication.

In addition to these facilities, Kuwait-based FAST Telco also specialises in providing local and International termination services for foreign carriers.

FAST Telco currently operates a network based on High Speed Optical, ATM, IP technologies. The network infrastructure covers the entire state of Kuwait, including all Ministry of Communication exchanges, over a fibre optic backbone.

FAST Telco claims to be the only telecommunication services provider in the Middle East to be awarded ‘Cisco Powered Network’ status.

The firm’s General Manager, Majeed Sharif, remarks: “True to our mission statement, we will aim to become the telecommunications and internetworking solutions provider of choice for the state of Kuwait.”

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