Transworld in Brief

Transworld: Pakistan’s backbone for international connectivity

Transworld is a joint venture of Orascom Investment Holding and his Excellency Dr Omar Abdul Mone’m Yousuf Al Zawawi of Sultanate of Oman. Transworld is Pakistan’s only private sector organization with exclusive ownership of submarine fiber optic cable networks which makes it the leading connectivity provider in Pakistan. We are a TIER-1 network operator delivering internet bandwidth to Pakistan’s top cellular mobile operators, ISPs, corporate organizations and hundreds of SMEs. We connect the people of Pakistan to the digital world through our extensive footprint of fiber optic network. Transworld commenced operations in 2006 and is the only operator in Pakistan which owns its 1,300 KM submarine cable system TW1 and is also a consortium member of the 20,000KM fiber optic cable system SEA-ME-WE 5 which is a multiregional data superhighway connecting Pakistan to Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe. TWA has also obtained capacities on other regional cables, both on eastern and western sides, for creating route diversity and resilience. The company has peering in Middle East, Europe, US and Far East with Tier-1 operators to provide lowest latency connections for Internet and data traffic. Our points of presence in international locations like Germany, France and Singapore ensures the lowest latency for our customers. Transworld Associates is perfectly synchronized to the global Internet peering ecosystem via direct connectivity to content providers such as Google, Facebook, Akamai, Netflix, Amazon and others. By virtue of our state-of-the-art network, owned private cable (TW1), consortium partner of the multi-regional data superhighway SEA-ME-WE 5, international peering with Tier1 operators and a strong local presence Transworld is well positioned to offer cost effective solutions with unmatched SLA’s to its local and international customers.