Beyond Technology Partners with Infinera to Successfully Deploy Multi-terabit Network to Support Bandwidth Demand During FIFA World Cup 2022
Doha, Qatar – January 9, 2023, 8:00 a.m. ET – Beyond Technology, a global player in technology transformation, and Infinera successfully deployed a 3.6-terabit network for a leading Middle East network operator to support the upsurge in global and local demand for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Leveraging Infinera’s industry-leading ICE6 800G technology and installed in record time ahead of the world’s largest sports tournament in support of one of the world’s largest streaming platforms, the deployment ensured fast, seamless, high-quality, and nonstop connectivity for sports fans globally.
This capacity enhancement was delivered by Beyond Technology for one of the largest telecommunications companies in the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia Pacific to address the substantial surge in demand and to enable a seamless streaming experience for end users.
Qatar, with a population of around 3 million, hosted nearly 1.5 million visitors during the four-week-long sporting event. In addition to providing global streaming services, the upgrade ensured that the network could support local streaming services to as many as 500,000 people daily.
Beyond Technology, a Gold Partner in Infinera’s PartnerPlus Program, selected Infinera´s ICE6 800G technology for this critical project. “ICE6 technology builds on Infinera’s heritage of delivering innovative optical solutions that provide meaningful value for our customers. ICE6’s industry-leading performance and economics, coupled with Beyond Technology’s strong presence in the region, enabled our client to deliver a high-quality streaming experience for World Cup fans,” said Nick Walden, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Infinera.
Beyond Technology has consistently been recognized for its efficiency and agility in managing international projects such as this one. With an agnostic approach to technology and partners, Beyond Technology can leverage the latest network solutions and provide the greatest value to its customers. “We will continue driving a movement to redefine businesses’ success while creating wellness and transcendence in the ecosystem, transforming business processes through disruptive and reliable technology,” said Jorge Mandujano, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Beyond Technology.
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Beyond Tech Holding LLC is an American company with over 30 years of experience and more than 100 collaborators around the world with a focus on business development and transformation through technology. It is a member of the “Gartner Magic Quadrant” through its company GEMA and has obtained several recognitions, such as: “50 best companies to follow”, “30 most inspiring leaders,” and “The most promising technology information solutions company in the telecommunications industry” and the CANIETI Global Positioning Award 2022. www.beyondtechnology.net
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the performance and benefits of Infinera’s ICE6 technology. These statements are not guarantees of results and should not be considered as an indication of future activity or future performance. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties. Information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect Infinera’s business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of Infinera’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the Fiscal Quarter ended September 24, 2022 as filed with the SEC on November 2, 2022, as well as any subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies and can be identified by words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “should,” “will,” and “would” or similar words. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.