Emtelle and KEZAD break ground at new regional hub in Abu Dhabi


The US$ 50mn Emtelle’s facility will be one of their largest manufacturing facilities globally

Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi-KEZAD Group and Emtelle recently announced the ground-breaking of one of their world’s largest facilities for the manufacture, distribution and R&D of blown fibre units and ducted network solutions in Abu Dhabi.

The ground-breaking represents the beginning of Phase 1 of the three phases of development of this Emtelle facility, which is being jointly overseen by KEZAD under its Build-to-Suit solution. Emtelle plans to invest approximately US$ 50mn over the three phases of the development, it was announced in a press statement.

Emtelle aims to boost the service level to its growing customer base with presence in the Middle East and APAC markets including the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.

“The development of this facility under our Build-to-Suit service provides our clients with a customised solution to develop in line with their requirements and budget and according to their specifications,” asserted Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, CEO Khalifa Economic Zones, Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group.

“This investment demonstrates Emtelle’s commitment to the UAE, and especially to its customers in the Middle East and APAC regions,” commented Tony Rodgers, CEO, Emtelle Group.

“Once operational, the new facility will provide Emtelle with the capability and the capacity to manufacture and distribute a wider range of our innovative fibre-optic solutions to the Middle East, Asia Pacific and globally,” remarked Sanjay Nischal, Managing Director (Middle East & Asia Pacific), Emtelle Group.


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