Friday, 18 August 2017

Telecom Italia Sparkle announces new POP in Oman

Telecom Italia Sparkle
Monday 11 May 15

TI Sparkle, the International Services arm of Telecom Italia Group announces a new partnership with Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel). Through this partnership the two parties will jointly develop IP infrastructure, supporting advanced IP, Ethernet and IPX solutions, and provide Tier 1 IP transit service in the region through a new point of presence in Muscat…

TI Sparkle, the International Services arm of Telecom Italia Group announces a new partnership with Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel).

Through this partnership the two parties will jointly develop IP infrastructure, supporting advanced IP, Ethernet and IPX solutions, and provide Tier 1 IP transit service in the region through a new point of presence in Muscat, Oman.

TI Sparkle and Omantel will provide new cost effective, high quality, secure and fully protected global IP connectivity solutions to ISPs and content players through a multi-leg architecture that leverages the key international submarine and terrestrial cable systems Omantel is operating in the region.
The fully protected IP hub in Oman increases TI Sparkle Tier 1 IP backbone capillarity to better connect customers in the Gulf and in South East Asia and provide them with a remarkable improvement in terms of performance and quality.

“The partnership with Omantel, a natural gateway to the Middle East, will enhance TI Sparkle’s Tier 1 IP Transit service Seabone leading positioning in the region, especially in the Gulf market, as we are able to better address the high growth demand for sophisticated IP services expressed by local players, with a top quality and highly secure service proposition.” says Alessandro Talotta, CEO of TI Sparkle.

“We are very pleased and honored that an international Tier 1 carrier such as TI Sparkle have chosen to partner with us for the region.” says Sohail Qadir, Vice President Wholesale of Omantel. “This validates our strategy to become the hub of the Middle East where global content players and Tier 1 carriers can serve a challenging region from one location thanks to our international cable infrastructure together with our strong relationships with our operator customers in the region.” finalizes Mr. Qadir.

Seabone is TI Sparkle's global Tier 1 IP Transit service providing ISPs, Content Providers and Accelerators with top quality, best performing and most secure access to the Global Internet. Ranking among Top 10 global IP backbones. Seabone has a consolidated leading position in the Americas and in Europe, leveraging a unique presence in Mediterranean, Africa, Middle East and South East Asia.


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