|[January 20, 2014]
Deutsche Telekom Opens New IP PoP in Hong Kong
BONN, Germany & HONG KONG --(Business Wire)--
Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), the international wholesale
division of Deutsche
Telekom AG, is announcing the launch of a new point of presence
(PoP) in Hong Kong. Based on ICSS's Next Generation Voice international
(NGVi) platform, this move expands the company's reach in the Asia
Pacific region by providing fast and reliable voice connectivity to
Europe and the United States as well as within Asia. In addition, it
lays the groundwork for future development of the Asian voice market.
Hong Kong continues to evolve as a leading global business hub, thus
requiring expansion of reliable telecommunication services. The new PoP
fulfills that need while reducing transmission distances and latency.
Furthermore it supports all major IP protocols. ICSS's strong sales
force located in Hong Kong and Singapore will be there to serve
customers' needs for high-quality termination. ICSS aims to double its
market share in Asia within three years.
"I believe this is a clear signal of our intention to serve not only
western markets, but allmarkets across the globe," says Holger
Magnussen, Senior Vice President Deutsche Telekom (News - Alert) International Carrier
Sales & Solutions. "At ICSS, we see great growth potential in the
Asia-Pacific region, and we will persist in helping regional clients
expand their business opportunities."
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated
telecommunications companies with 140 million mobile customers, over 31
million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as
of September 30, 2013). The Group provides fixed network, mobile
communications, Internet and IPTV (News - Alert) products and services for consumers
and ICT solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom
is present in around 50 countries and has 230,000 employees worldwide.
The Group generated revenues of EUR 58.2 billion in the 2012 financial
year - more than half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2012).
For further information, see http://www.telekom.com/home
About International Carrier Sales & Solutions (News - Alert) (ICSS)
International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) is one of the world's
leading carriers and an innovation driver for IP-based solutions. As an
integral part of Deutsche Telekom's International Wholesale Business
unit, ICSS serves the international wholesale requirements of the DT
Group with its international affiliates and more than 700 external
customers worldwide. One of the units' core competencies is to focus on
building business partnerships around the globe. With years of
experience in the international wholesale communication market, ICSS has
the expertise to provide clients with tailor-made solutions. The
innovative technologies are offered on a global basis with a special
emphasis on Europe.
The cutting-edge offerings of ICSS include the following business
Internet & Content: Ensure best user experience by partnering with one
of the premier European Internet and content players.
Mobile World: Mobilize your customers' lives with innovative and
profitable solutions from ICSS, a premium mobile enabler.
Carrier Enterprise Services: Securely connect your customer's global
sites with a major European multi-service provider.
Global Capacity (News - Alert): Manage your growing European and transatlantic backbone
requirements with tailored, reliable and high-speed connectivity
Global Voice: Excellence and innovation with scale from the
international market leader for retail voice termination.
For further information, see www.telekom-icss.com.
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