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TMCNet:  TeliaSonera International Carrier further expands Global-Local connectivity in the Middle East - opens Point of Presence in Dubai with datamena

[March 01, 2014]

TeliaSonera International Carrier further expands Global-Local connectivity in the Middle East - opens Point of Presence in Dubai with datamena

(Cision Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TeliaSonera is deploying a Point of Presence (PoP) in datamena’s data centre in Dubai, from where it will serve customers in the Middle East and Africa. The PoP will provide new opportunities for clients seeking enhanced international connectivity and IP Transit services in these regions.


Mahesh Jaishankar, Vice President, datamena, says: “We are proud to be collaborating with TeliaSonera International Carrier and welcome them to datamena. TSIC's expansive reach across Europe, US and Asia as well as its strengths in providing connectivity for premium content and online gaming makes it an ideal fit as part of datamena’s diverse ecosystem. This agreement is right on par with our mission to simplify business for carriers and content providers in the region.” He also says, “Tenants in datamena such as TSIC enjoy easy access to their customers, through existing connectivity routes and through new cables such as Middle East to Europe Terrestrial System (MEETS) that was announced earlier, further simplifying connectivity in the region.” Brendan Ives, President, TeliaSonera International Carrier, says, “Deploying a PoP in datamena’s carrier neutral data centre is in line with our commitment to enable high performance connectivity to operators and content providers worldwide as well as in these emerging markets.” Media inquiries: TeliaSonera International Carrier Charlotte Züger, Head of Communications, charlotte.zuger@teliasonera.com, +46703200383 datamena Saugat Chatterjee, mediarelations@datamena.com, Mobile +971 55 9367045 About TeliaSonera International Carrier TeliaSonera International Carrier owns and operates one of the world’s most extensive fiber backbones. Our mission is to provide exceptional network infrastructure and services – empowering individuals, businesses and societies to execute their most critical activities. By working close to our customers, we make big ideas happen at the speed of fiber. Discover more at www.teliasoneraic.com.

About datamena Launched in 2012 by du, datamena is a carrier-neutral data centre, connectivity interchange and services platform in the UAE. The company provides data centre services in alliance with Equinix, a leading global provider of data centre services. We host the UAE Internet Exchange (UAE -IX), managed by the world’s largest Internet Exchange operator, Germany’s DE-CIX. Located at the intersection of some of the world’s most dynamic markets, we help carriers, content and service providers to grow across the Middle East and beyond. For further information, please visit www.datamena.com This information was brought to you by Cision http://news.cision.comhttp://news.cision.com/teliasonera-international-carrier/r/teliasonera-international-carrier-further-expands-global-local-connectivity-in-the-middle-east---ope,c9544524The following files are available for download:http://mb.cision.com/Main/1950/9544524/215766.pdf PDF (c) 2014 Cision. All Rights Reserved.

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