OTEGLOBE, the international wholesale carrier of the Greek incumbent OTE and MTN Cyprus, a member of MTN Group with corporate presence in 21 countries and over 103 million customers around the world, have announced their agreement for the provisioning of international VPN Services in the Cypriot corporate market.
The agreement concerns the provisioning of integrated interconnection solutions with major business hubs outside Cyprus to MTN’s Corporate Customers, by capitalizing on OTEGLOBE’s international extensive optical Networks across Europe.
The services will be routed through OTEGLOBE’s node in Cyprus, which is interconnected, over two different Mediterranean submarine cables, with OTEGLOBE’s fiber optic networks, TBN & GWEN, which connect Greece with the rest of Europe through the Balkans and Italy accordingly.
Due to the high redundancy, diversity and full protection of its international Network infrastructure, OTEGLOBE provides services of high reliability to MTN’s Customers, while it covers an extensive geographical footprint.
Furthermore, MTN’s Customers are now able to interconnect with significant business hubs in Europe, Russia, Middle East and North Africa, with tailor made solutions, fully meeting their needs and technical specifications, over both SDH and MPLS technology.
MTN Cyprus CEO, Bassel Jamaleddine stated: “Our goal is to give the best possible service to our Subscribers so we commit on the continuous upgrade of our products and Services. This commitment is proved by the continuation of our strategic alliance with OTEGLOBE. This alliance was developed based on the needs of our corporate clients and it guarantees high quality services and reduced costs for fast, reliable data network solutions.”
“Through this significant partnership between two Groups of companies, OTEGLOBE’s complete portfolio of services, is now available to MTN’s customers, contributing significantly in their business ventures by providing them with high resilient and secured data transferring services”, states Mr. Ioannis Konstantinidis, OTEGLOBE’s Executive Commercial Director.
About MTN Cyprus:
MTN is one of the largest telecommunications providers in Cyprus and is part of the MTN Group, which operates in 21 countries. MTN Cyprus succeeded in being established as a reliable and modern telecommunications provider offering pioneering solutions for personal and business communication purposes. Through the acquisition of Germanos retail chain, and OTEnet Telecommunications - a fixed telephony and internet service provider in Cyprus - MTN obtained a significant presence in the market, providing integrated mobile, fixed and broadband services with a distribution network of 33 shops. Today, ΜΤΝ employs approximately 400 experienced professionals with enviable background and knowledge in the telecommunication industry.
Headquartered in Athens Greece, OTEGLOBE is the international wholesale arm of OTE, the Greek incumbent and the leading telecommunications Group in Greece and SE Europe. The company has grown to a regional hub delivering a complete portfolio of transport, voice, corporate and mobile services to int’l carriers, fixed & mobile operators, and multi-site organizations. OTEGLOBE is the only carrier, in the broader Balkans region, which reaches Western Europe through Greece with two fully owned geographically diverse dual-path, multi-wavelength networks, the GWEN and the TBN, while it also operates an IP/MPLS network (MSP) with 13 nodes in Western & SE Europe. Overall, the majority of Greece’s as well as a significant share of SE Europe’s broadband volume and int’l Voice traffic, are routed through OTEGLOBE’s Networks. Voice traffic is routed through 3 digital TDM switches, while part of the traffic is routed with the use of carrier grade VoIP technology over our MPLS/IP Platform. By capitalizing both on its geographic position and extensive network footprint, along with its strong corporate presence in SE European region, OTEGLOBE aims to become a new telecom hub in the Mediterranean connecting reliably Middle East & North Africa with Europe.