Friday, 21 July 2017

Deutsche Telekom partners for Europe-Asia link of TransBaltic Gateway

Deutsche Telekom
Wednesday 30 October 13

As part of Deutsche Telekom’s continued customer driven network development, MegaFon supports Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) with the expansion of the TransBaltic Gateway eastwards to Asia…

As part of Deutsche Telekom’s continued customer driven network development, MegaFon supports Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) with the expansion of the TransBaltic Gateway eastwards to Asia. The connectivity is provided on Megafon’s fiber optics network in Russia and its partner’s network in Kazakhstan. The seamless connection for Deutsche Telekom customers now runs from Frankfurt am Main to China. The TransBaltic Gateway project was constructed jointly by Deutsche Telekom, MegaFon, and Lattelecom (Latvia) in September 2012. The total length of optical fiber is now approximately 8,900 km.

“MegaFon continues to strengthen its position on the international carriers market. The contract with Deutsche Telekom reaffirms the high level of trust in our company among major international players, as well as for such large-scale projects as the Europe-Asia link. We offer a consistently high level of service to our customers along with the capability to ensure available backbone capacity in the event of an immediate need for channel expansion,” says Evgeny Chermashentsev, Director of Corporate Business, MegaFon OJSC.

“Due to customer demand, Deutsche Telekom is pleased to expand its TransBaltic Gateway Eastwards. We’ve chosen MegaFon as our partner due to our good relationship their reliable network and flexibility on this project,” says Jonathan Bremner, Head of Global Capacity, Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS).


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