WHAT IS ANKABUT INTERNATIONAL NETWORK?

Ankabut is not only a national research and education network.  Ankabut is also the co-coordinating point for the UAE for international collaboration.  To this effect, Ankabut has a 155.52mbit/s uncontended leased line to New York and transit agreements with Internet2 to connect to any academic related institution in the world. Ankabut is liaising with government-approved parties in other neighboring countries to determine the possibility of collaboration through international interconnect services. This way academic institutions all over the GCC community can interact, and share a collective goal of empowering education, research which flow through to fostering new technology and business development within the region.


How Can an Institution request this Service?

  • For ANKABUT MEMBERS
    If your institution already has access to Reach, our ServiceDesk, please submit a request for International Network service in the self-service section under the “ Request a New Service ” category. CLICK HERE to access reach.

    If your institution does not have an Ankabut Reach account, please CLICK HERE to request Ankabut Service Request. A member of our IT Services team will coordinate with the relevant technical department at Ankabut and will get in touch with you within 2 business days.

  • For NON-MEMBERS
    Only Ankabut member institutions are eligible for this service. To inquire about the many benefits of Ankabut membership, please CLICK HERE to reach a member of our team.