Manama, Bahrain, 2013: ‘The demand for surging amounts of bandwidth required by the businesses the world over is steadily growing. Research reveals that demand for international bandwidth grew 39% in 2012, and at a compounded annual rate of 53% between 2007 and 2012. While unlimited bandwidth is the norm, corporates in Bahrain are also opting for true bandwidth-on-demand which they can control as and whenever required,’ said Veer Passi, CEO of Kalaam Telecom Bahrain. Kalaam Telecom’s Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) comes with Fixed and Burstable bandwidth – with a unique technology based on the circuit-switched network systems that gives our customer the freedom to dynamically increase (or decrease) the bandwidth and pay/per day usage,’
With bandwidth-on-demand, large enterprises like banks, hospitals, hotels chains can subscribe to DIA with symmetrical upload/download capacity for a fixed term and also have the facility to meet planned/unplanned additional bandwidth requirements at any given time during the contract period without worrying about long-term commitment. This cost-effectively meets the highly versatile requirements for additional data transfer power, which can be reversed after the requirement is met, says ‘Srinivasan Arumugam, Head, Network Operations, Kalaam Telecom
One of Kalaam’s customers, Mohsen Constructions regularly and successfully avail of Kalaam’s managed DIA bandwidth-on-demand service. ‘Whenever we are working on a project that requires massive amount of data transfer above our usual load, which is sometimes over three times the regular bandwidth, we give Kalaam a call and within an couple of hours – our bandwidth capacity is increased, says, Mohammed Khalil, the IT Systems Engineer.
Elite Hospitality Group’s IT Head Ms. Lalita Manjunath explains how they recently used Dedicated Internet Service from Kalaam Telecom: ‘Kalaam’s service recently allowed us to economically eliminate all barriers associated with the extension of the high-bandwidth broadband services to our another hotel, Elite Seef Residence & Hotel. The Kalaam solution enabled us to quickly and easily deploy high-bandwidth services to the new site in an economical way. The solution has also allowed us to tailor those broadband services to meet the specific needs of each of our hotels and serviced apartments at various locations.’