Bezeq International Ltd., (BI), Israel's leading internet and international telecommunications provider, was founded in 1996 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bezeq The Israeli Telecommunications Corp. Ltd. , and is part of the country's largest and leading telecom group. BI is the leading company in all its main areas of activity, providing comprehensive communications solutions in Internet, Telephony (International, Domestic and Intra-Organizational), IT and Cloud Computing Services, Hosting, Data Communications and Information Security Solutions.
Leading Broadband Internet in Israel
In 1999, BI entered the internet market and today it holds approximately 38% of the market. BI is Israel's leading ISP, enjoying the highest and most remarkable rate of growth. The company's outstanding efficiency and performance have been achieved thanks to its highly skilled personnel, high-speed infrastructures and utilization of the world's most advanced technologies.
Excellence in Service
BI was the first Israeli telecom company that revolutionized its views and services from a company providing products – to one that meets customers' needs; providing each customer with tailored services. BI's high-quality services, together with its professional support are the cornerstones of the company. This investment in service proved itself once again in 2012, when BI was chosen by the Israeli management center (IMC) as the leading company in the service experience provided to customers.
Highest Income and Profits in Its Field
Correct preparedness by BI for changing trends in the Israeli communications market, and investments in internet, alongside development of additional growth engines; have assisted the company in establishing its leading position with the highest income and profits in its field. BI recently significantly expanded its activities, which are based on its advanced IP services, and its IT solutions for businesses. The result was a record turnover of over NIS 1.4 billion in 2011, reinforcing BI's No. 1 position.
Top-Tier International Agreements
BI has established strategic alliances with various international mega-telecom companies and with leading telecommunications, data communication, computer and internet providers, in order to be able to serve its customers with the highest quality, standards, and reliability. These alliances allow BI customers to always be at the forefront of technology and to be full partners in the global village revolution. Among the leading alliances are those with BT for global data communication services, with a long list of international leading communication software and hardware manufacturers, such as: Cisco, Juniper, Nortel, Aladdin ,Fortinet, EMC ,Microsoft, Check Point ,Avaya, and LG.
At the Forefront of Technology
In December 2011, BI launched its independent communications infrastructure in the Mediterranean Sea linking Israel and Europe. This submarine optic cable uses the most advanced and innovative technology in the world for data transmission and turn BI to the first Israeli company that wholly own an advanced international network, enabling customers to enjoy the largest bandwidth and highest quality performance. BI also launched its Power NGN Internet network. This most advanced network is based on the technological capabilities of the new cable communications system and allows hi-speed internet users to enjoy the best performance. BI's new cable and its sophisticated internet network have raised the standards for the entire Israeli internet market.
BI offers a wide range of advanced telecom services, such as VPRN and MPLS, as well as high-speed, always-on internet services through a variety of broadband technologies, such as ATM, Private leased circuits, Metro, Wi-Fi, DSL and cables. BI's customers also enjoy Israel's largest Internet Data Centers (IDC), which are based on green technology and are of the most advanced of their kind in the world. These IDCs provide a wide range of services for hosting and storing servers, and websites, as well as a wide portfolio of designated services. BI also offers worldwide hosting and co-location services utilizing its international PoPs and global data network.
BI offers various other services such as telephony using Voice over IP, LAN-to-LAN connections, backup monitoring and reporting services. The company also specializes in installing, maintaining, and supporting intra-organizational telephony systems.
The company provides data communications and information security solutions for businesses of all sizes, routers and other telecom equipment. BI provides and supports wireless network services, as well as the latest equipment for summoning colleagues worldwide for meetings via video/audio conference.
In the traditional telephony, BI allows its customers to enjoy the latest technology: The Company utilizes a switching system (“Soft Switch”) that provides Intelligent Network (IN) services for international calls using the smartest, most cost-effective method.
Leading in IT and Cloud Solutions
BI's years of experience as a leading international telecom and internet service provider has enabled it to acquire expertise in planning, setting up and managing complex, integrated, computerized communications networks. The company specializes in providing advanced products and IT solutions, and considers itself a significant factor that hastens the promotion of the cloud computing revolution in the Israeli market. BI's cloud computing activities have had a substantial effect on all aspects of the company- from the computer infrastructures through to the conversion of traditional IT and communications activities into an “IT as a Service” business model.. The company has already won dozens of huge scale tenders of respectable leading companies in the Israeli economy.
Facing the Future
No doubt, BI's impressive growth and market leadership is expected to continue at the same strong pace in the coming years. This leadership is built on quality service, technological excellence and a clear business vision – attributes which reflect BI's strength.