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Melita gets a brand refresh

Friday, June 09, 2017

We are pleased to share with you our refreshed Melita identity which will guide us on our journey towards the future of communication, with you. Our goal is you. As we prepare to celebrate 25 years of providing customers in Malta with telecommunication services we have embarked on a process of refreshing the relationship with our customers, while looking forward to a potential merger with Vodafone. We’re not just changing our skin. These changes follow a series of others, all having the same objective: to serve you better. Our dedicated identity for Melita Business is also intended to highlight...

A newcomer’s view of ICE Totally Gaming in London!

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

It has already been a month since I attended ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition in London. The initial excitement experienced upon first entering the ExCel arena, which exceeded any expectations I thought I had before, has settled in and has given me a lot to contemplate on. From the unexpected endless lists of surprises such as Japanese beer, sushi and meeting world renowned footballer Roberto Carlos, to anything the mind can imagine, in both virtual and augmented reality, it was time to recollect and summarise my first attendance to ICE. Technology as the driver for innovation in gaming The feeling that techn...

Gaming in Malta: An Eco-system built on strong regulation and committed stakeholders

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

news-featured-image As the first EU Member state to regulate online gaming, all the way back since 2004, Malta has clearly become the leading jurisdiction for the industry in Europe. Back then most other countries where focusing on protection of their local gaming monopolies but legislators in Malta realised that total ban or non-regulation are not an option as these would merely drive the industry underground and feed the black economy. Since then there have been many evolutions of the regulations governing online or remote gaming. The industry itself has been shaped and reshaped by technology, regulations, legislation, economic cycles, and not least by mergers and acquisitions. It’s enough to say that some of pioneers of the industry, or the more entrepreneurial ones, have matured into global corpor...

Inside Melita Data Centre: Malta's purpose-built data centre

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Sneak peek inside Melita Data Centre Ahead of its participation at ICE Totally Gaming 2017 in London, the Melita Data Centre team have released a video production giving a sneak peek into Malta's only purpose-built facility. Built on 10,000m2 of land, Melita’s state-of-the-art data centre facility in Madliena was designed to offer top tier security features and Tier III specifications on Malta’s largest footprint of its kind. Features include perimeter fencing, solitary building on high ground, away from traffic, redundant power generation, cooling and connectivity systems. Check out the video below .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container ...

Melita Data Centre participates at ICE Totally Gaming 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Melita Data Centre will be participating and exhibiting at the world’s largest gaming convention – ICE Totally Gaming 2017 in London – to promote its purpose built data centre facility in Malta. “2016 was a record growth year for Melita Data Centre: the number of client data racks hosted at the facility increased by 100% over 2015. Growth is expected to continue in the coming months, especially from companies operating in financial services, banking, remote gaming and ICT industries. With more than 25,000 attendees, ICE is the biggest annual event for gaming in...

"Cold and delicious" success for Melita Data Centre at SiGMA 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Melita Data Centre recently took part in the third edition of SiGMA. This year’s edition broke all records. While the organisers anticipated close to 3,000 attendees, the final numbers edged closer to 4,000, doubling last year’s turnout. Activity was buzzing all throughout on the Melita Data Centre stand with artificial “snow” falling on the exhibition area keeping in with the theme “Your obvious choice: When your chosen solution is purpose-built, there’s no need to get snowed under.” Ice cream baristas provided quite a show with their tasty liquid nitrogen ice creams of...

Melita Data Centre revving up for the Summit of iGaming in Malta (SiGMA)

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Melita Data Centre – Malta’s only purpose-built data centre facility -  will be joining around 3,000 delegates at the Summit of iGaming in Malta, also known as SiGMA, from the 16 to the 19th November at the Intercontinental Arena in St Julian’s, Malta. The event is widely recognized as the largest networking and knowledge-based event in Malta for the remote and land based gaming industry. This year, SiGMA will bring together thousands of affiliates, gaming regulators, operators, service providers, recruitment agencies ...

Meet Melita Data Centre at MiGS 2016

Monday, November 07, 2016

Once again the Melita Data Centre team will join industry leaders at one of the most highly anticipated events in the Maltese iGaming sector – MiGS. This year’s edition of the Malta iGaming Seminar (MiGS) will be held from the 7th to the 9th of November at the Hilton Malta. If you’re attending the event, our team will be very glad to meet up and discuss how Malta’s only purpose-built data centre facility can help with your hosting and connectivity requirements. Drop us an email on sales@www.melitadatacentre.com [caption id="attachment_27272" align="aligncenter" width="600"]

Excellence in Gaming: Melita Data Centre takes its wares to Berlin

Friday, October 14, 2016

Melita Data Centre is joining gaming regulators and several remote gaming stakeholders in Berlin to attend the leading industry exhibition Excellence in Gaming (EiG). Every year, EiG brings together the remote gaming industry under one roof to discuss the latest trends and opportunities as well as presenting new products, services and start-up opportunities. EiG 2016 will focus on data, new market penetrations and how to take advantage of M&A activity in the industry. Decision makers from across the entire ecosystem will provide insights into the challenges and benefits present in ...

Delegation from Malta Gaming Authority visits Melita Data Centre

Monday, September 26, 2016

Melita announces further investment in strengthening connectivity A delegation from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), led by Executive Chairman Mr Joseph Cuschieri, has recently visited Melita’s state-of-the-art data centre in Madliena. The MGA Chairman and delegation were welcomed by Melita Chief Executive Officer Harald Roesch, CTO Simon Montanaro and Director of Business Services Malcolm Briffa. Mr Roesch reported that Melita Business is registering exponential gr...

New website for Melita Data Centre

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Melita Data Centre, Malta’s only purpose-built facility, has launched a new website dedicated to its co-location, hosting and connectivity services: www.melitadatacentre.com Built to Tier III specifications and covering a total fully-fenced footprint of 10,000 m2, the facility is also the largest and most unique of its kind in Malta. “Following the major investment in infrastructure in 2015, Melita D...

MGA introduces exemption for Fantasy Sports

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Malta Gaming Authority has announced that through a newly issued legal notice, Fantasy Sports are being exempted from requiring a gambling license. "The Authority stated that in view of the element of skill and knowledge involved in fantasy sports, such an activity should be differentiated from games of chance in terms of licensing and regulation. This relates specifically to fantasy sports where players choose virtual representations of real-life athletes, where the value and points attributed to an athlete reflect the athletes’ performance in actual sporting events, and where the outcome i...

Melita Data Centre registers 100% growth in 12 months - Further growth expected by the end of 2016

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Melita Data Centre is registering exponential growth in hosting of business clients at its facility in Madliena. When compared to June 2015, the number of client data racks hosted at the purpose built, state-of-the-art facility has increased by 100% and similar growth is expected by the end of this year. Since completing the tenfold expansion of its data centre footprint in 2015, Melita Data Centre has witnessed unprecedented demand for data centre services fro...

Melita Data Centre sponsors Finance Malta annual conference

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Melita Data Centre extended its support to Finance Malta through a gold sponsorship agreement in connection with the organization of the annual industry conference. Melita Data Centre and Melita Business are the dedicated service lines offered by Melita to all businesses working out of Malta and Gozo. Melita’s state-of-the-art data centre facility in Madliena was designed to offer top tier security features and Tier III specifications on Malta’s largest footprint of its kind, including perimeter fencing, solitary buildings on high grounds, away from flight paths and redundant ...

Melita announces new senior appointment

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Melita has announced a new appointment within its senior management team as part of its continuous drive to support the company’s growth. Mr. Malcolm Briffa has been appointed to the position of Director of Business Services. In his experience with Melita he previously occupied various roles including Director of Customer Experience and PR, Director of Strategic Projects and Head of Marketing. In this new role, Mr Briffa will be responsible for the development of telecommunications services and solutions for business customers, ranging from traditional telecommunications services to ...