2014 Associate sponsors
AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is a neutral, independent and distributed Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. AMS-IX interconnects close to 700 IP networks and its business traffic has a peak of more than 3 Terabit per second, making it the largest Internet Exchange in the world. The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality, non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic, be it regular IP data such as email or web content, to also video/TV, voice and cloud services. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering points worldwide: the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX), the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX) and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX). AMS-IX deploys three other Internet Exchanges abroad: AMS-IX Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region, AMS-IX Caribbean based in Curaçao and the AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point in Mombasa, Kenya. AMS-IXs counterpart AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX New York, AMS-IX Bay Area and AMS-IX Chicago in the United States.
For more information about AMS-IX please visit: www.ams-ix.net
BCE Nexxia provides wholesale telecommunications solutions to national and international service providers and resellers to extend their reach into and across Canada. As a Bell Canada company, we leverage the power of Bell Canadas largest communications provider to offer extensive coast to coast coverage on our secure and reliable next generation optical network. Our à la carte options and end-to-end solutions, including connectivity, professional services, hardware and hosting services, are designed to meet our clients unique business requirements. And, our trained engineers and sales professionals identify and deploy the right network solutions to help our clients grow their markets and manage their customers expectations.
For more information, please visit: www.bcenexxia.com/wholesale
BICS delivers best-in-class international wholesale solutions to any communication service provider worldwide. Through its Mosaic portfolio, a comprehensive, flexible and innovative suite of solutions designed to be used individually, or collectively, BICS meets the existing and future requirements of the global telecoms industry.
BICS headquarters are located in Brussels with regional offices in Bern, Madrid, Dubai, New York and Singapore. We also have a satellite office in Beijing and local representation in Accra, Cape Town, Miami, Montevideo, Nairobi and Toronto. Our team continuously strives to provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, reliability and interoperability enabling them to maximise their end-user value.
With our successful consolidation strategy, and a continuing focus on technological advancement and innovation, we have achieved a world-leading position in the international Voice and Mobile Data markets.
For more information, please visit www.bics.com
BTS is one of the Top Worldwide Wholesale and Retail Telecom Carriers operating with cutting edge technology with its innovative deployed IPX Enhanced Network, providing high quality Managed Termination globally with unique niche strengths in the Latin American & African Regions. Over 20 years in the Telecom Industry managing 8 billion minutes globally while ranked in the Top 15 in the Wholesale market with Direct links to over 100 countries with its over 600 interconnections worldwide. BTS' IPX and HD Enhanced Network offers its customers and suppliers the ability to effectively optimize their routing capabilities with unique features such as Fraud Detection, FAS applications as well as offering SLAs and Benchmarking services for Sourcing agreements and Virtual POPs. BTS is a member of the i3 Forum and the GBET group of Top Operators bringing new experience to customers around the globe. BTS is a Key Player in the Wholesale Telecommunications industry with Commercial Offices in Miami, Madrid, Rome, Zaragoza, Sao Paolo, Guatemala, Singapore and Doha.
For more information please visit www.bts.io
China Mobile Group is the largest telecommunications operator in the world in terms of network scale, a customer base of over 790 million subscribers and market value. Subsidiary China Mobile International UK is positioned as partner of all global and regional carriers in the EMEA regions, committed to providing data, internet, mobile, colocation and value add services relating to connectivity between EMEA & Asia and intra-Asia. China Mobile International UK delivers this by offering both global terrestrial and submarine connectivity options as well as full on-net access to 31 provinces and 350 metropolitan cities across 60,000km of owned fibre within China. Providing innovative leading-edge international solutions in hand with an exceptional all round client experience. Your European partner of choice and gateway to Asia!
For more information, please visit www.cmi.chinamobile.com
Connecting the world to Asia! China Unicom Europe help your business relating to Asia. We have complete networks covering the entire China and many locations worldwide with our own state-of-the-art international terrestrial and submarine cable systems. Backed by the dynamic capability and strong support of China Unicom, we run business in Europe and Africa territories and provides a variety of products and customized solutions including diversified network connectivity, IP, value added service and ICT solution to telecom operators and corporate customers in China and globally. China Unicom Europe always endeavor to exceed customers expectation with superior services.
For more information, please visit www.unicomeurope.co.uk
FASTWEB Wholesale, is the main alternative operator on the Italian Wholesale market, offering Infrastructure and Data services. FASTWEB Wholesale, part of Swisscom Group, relies on a next-generation network infrastructure thus guaranteeing widespread coverage over 35.000 km and including the main Italian cities. The presence on national territory is assured through optical fiber, copper infrastructure and third parties services. Interconnection services with international Operators are available both in the main Italian cities and at Decix, Linx and Amsix. FASTWEB Wholesale also provides server farms equipped with continuity and security systems respondent to the highest market standards. A complete range of products have been specifically settled to satisfy the local needs of international operators.
For more information, please visit www.fastwebwholesale.it
IDT (NYSE: IDT) provide retail telecommunications and payment services to help immigrants and the under-banked to communicate easily within Europe and around the world. As a leading carrier, with 30 billion international minutes, we have the scale to deliver the best quality for international termination. Our two core businesses Wholesale and Retail work together to deliver buying and selling opportunities to our partners. IDT IATU (international airtime top-up) uncovers revenue at new home and abroad. IDT Messaging is an innovative white label OTT messaging service, integrating IP and SMS messaging.
For more information, please visit www.idtcarrierservices.net
Internet Solutions (IS) is a pan-African telecommunications service provider to both wholesale and enterprise markets. The company offers MPLS services with 60 PoPs in 16 African countries, supports 14 other African countries via NNIs and partners, and has five international PoPs (New York, London, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Singapore). The company has over 15,500 sqm of data centre space across the African continent, and is the largest provider of alternate last mile services in South Africa. IS also has Africas largest VSAT MPLS network on the continent and is able to offer the full suite of Layer 2 and Layer 3 products. Headquartered in South Africa, IS has offices across the African continent and sales offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe. The company is 100% owned by Dimension Data and is part of the NTT Group.
For more information, please visit www.is.co.za
Interoute is an international telecommunications service provider and the owner operator of Europes largest cloud services platform. Interoute provides Connectivity, Communications and Computing services to international enterprises, global service providers, mobile operators, governments and channel partners. Its advanced fibre optic (67000 km of lit fibre) network connects the business hubs of Europe, nearly 200 data centres and colocation facilities to America, Africa, Asia and network partners across the globe. Incorporating 12 of its own data centres and 31 collocation facilities, Interoute serves international enterprises, as well as the worlds major service providers, Internet giants and OTT providers.
For more information, please visit www.interoute.com
Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 37 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxions uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With more than 500 Connectivity providers and 20 European Internet exchanges, Interxion has created cloud, content, finance and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest.
For more information, please visit www.interxion.com
Jazztel is a Tier 1 Spanish Carrier mainly focused in the Retail Market, where we provide Quadruple Play services (FTTH 200Mbps, IP TV, fixed, and mobile voice services) to more than two million customers. We also hold a strong position in the Reseller, Prepaid Card and ethnic SIM markets in Spain, with a market share over 20%, which provides us with 60 million Euros of retail traffic annually, plus another 125 million Euros from our wholesale Unit. We are very competitive in Africa and Latam regions.
For more information, please visit www.jazztel.com
Liberty Global Wholesale is the wholesale unit of Liberty Global. Our wholesale services include a complete range of access, voice and internet services to carriers, ISPs and mobile operators across Europe. We provide these services over our own MEF CE 2.0 certified fiber-based networks, reaching over 250,000 business locations, across 12 European markets. Even with such an extensive network and size, we value personal relationships. With over 110 local account managers we provide a personal approach to your business needs.
For more information, please visit www.libertyglobal-wholesale.eu
Neutrona Networks is a neutral and independent Latin American Carrier, built on IFX Networks' more than 14 years of experience in the industry to deliver advanced data networking solutions to international carriers in a one-stop shop experience. Neutronas direct presence in 15 countries and extensive network partnerships cover any location at any city in Central & South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and beyond. Neutrona is the only Latin American network to run on multiple sub-sea cable systems and terrestrial fiber rings combined with extensive network interconnections with most local access networks in the region.
For more information, please visit www.neutrona.com
NTT Communications is a global leader in all Internet-related business. Our Tier-1 Global IP Network, consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide, covers Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania. It provides the best possible environment for content, data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914), reaching 196 countries/regions and 130 secure data centers worldwide. Our leadership in IPv6, leading-edge DDoS protection service and global private peering keep our customers at the forefront of Internet technology. NTT Communications is the global data and IP services arm of NTT, one of the world's largest telecom companies in the Fortune Global 500 list of 2014.
For more information please visit www.eu.ntt.com and follow us on Twitter at @nttcom and @ntt_europe.
Operating in 29 countries with a total customer base of 236 million customers including 179 million mobile customers, Orange is one of the worlds leading telecommunications operators. With a network spanning 220 countries and territories worldwide and activities on both retail and wholesale markets, Orange delivers leading-edge international wholesale solutions to over 1,000 mobile operators, international carriers, ISPs and content providers. Wholesale teams including sales force, network engineers and experts, combined with international networks and Research & Innovation make it possible for Orange to offer the peace of mind and quality expected by all its customers throughout the world.
For more information, please visit www.orange.com/wholesalesolutions
Retelit is a leading provider of data services and infrastructure in Italy for the telecommunications market, listed since 2000 on the Milan Stock Exchange. The company owns a proprietary optical fiber network which stretches over more than 7,600 kilometers and connects 8 Metropolitan Networks and 18 Data Centers across Italy. This important infrastructure enables access to dedicated ultra-broadband data transmission services, IP and Ethernet networks and Internet connectivity. Since 2013, thanks to significant investment in new technologies, Retelit's product range has widened with new-generation ultra-broadband VPN services such as Optical VPN, VPLS and MPLS VPN. These valuable assets make Retelit an ideal technology/infrastructure partner: a leading-edge range of products provide connectivity and technology solutions for cloud computing and virtualization services. The well-equipped and secure Retelit Data Centers, covering over 16,000 square meters in total, are connected via optical fiber cable and offer complete outsourcing Data Center functions and guarantee all disaster recovery and business continuity needs. Retelit obtained UNI CEI ISO/IEC 27001:2006 certification for its Milan, Bergamo, Bologna and Rome Data Centers, achieving compliance with the standard for its information security management system. This is in addition to the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 quality certification.
For more information, please visit www.retelit.it/EN/Home.aspx
STC Group (Saudi Telecom Company) is the leading telecommunications company in the MENA region and is ranked number 25
globally. The group has operations in many countries, namely Malaysia, India, Kuwait, Turkey, South Africa, Lebanon, Jordan and Bahrain in addition to its presence in the Saudi market, offering the most innovative services in the industry. STC operates one of the regions most advanced telecommunications networks. The network spans North America, Europe, North Africa, Middle East and South East Asia. In addition to traditional mobile and fixed services to its retail customers, STC offers a broad portfolio of services including VoIP (Voice over IP), Internet access, IP data services, broadband transport, and many value added services. STCs Wholesale customers include local and regional operators and carriers, wireless service providers, ISPs, content providers and international enterprises.
For more information, please visit www.stc.com.sa
Tata Communications is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and Indian consumers.The Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to more than 200 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and collocation space worldwide.Tata Communications range of services include transmission, IP, converged voice, mobility, managed network connectivity, hosting and storage, managed security, managed collaboration, unified communications and business transformation for global enterprises and service providers.
For more information, please visit www.tatacommunications.com
TelecityGroup is Europes leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres, operating facilities in city locations across Europe. TelecityGroups data centres provide secure and highly-connected environments for the IT and telecoms equipment that powers the digital economy. Its data centres are enabling environments in which the separate networks that make up the internet meet and where bandwidth intensive applications, content and information are hosted. TelecityGroups customers are the networks and providers of content, applications and data that make up the internet. Customers choose TelecityGroup because of its high-quality infrastructure and service standards, connectivity options and capacity to support their future growth. Outstanding data centres. Expertise you can trust.
Telecity Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: TCY).
For more information, please visit www.telecitygroup.com
The Telekom Austria Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since November 2000, is the leading telecommunications provider in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 22 million customers across its markets of operations. It is an integrated, convergent provider of intelligent information and communications services. The portfolio covers voice, data, IP services, global satellite communications and mobile solutions. The Group also provides long-time expert know-how, flexible and tailor-made solutions and prompt troubleshooting for Roaming, Signaling Solutions, GRX/IPX Service and Fraud Detection. It offers a global infrastructure for Signaling, the smartest SIM Box Detection Service and a state-of-the-art IPX Service.
The Group is currently operating in eight countries in CEE: in Austria (A1 Telekom Austria), Slovenia (Si.mobil), Croatia (Vipnet), the Republics of Serbia (Vip mobile) and Macedonia (Vip operator), Bulgaria (Mobiltel), Belarus (Velcom) and Liechtenstein (mobilkom liechtenstein).
For more information, please visit www.telekomaustria.com/en/wholesale . Follow us on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/telekom-austria-group-wholesale
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), Malaysia's broadband champion and leading integrated information and communications group, offers a comprehensive range of communication services and solutions in broadband, data and fixed-line. As a market leader, TM is driven by stakeholder value creation in a highly competitive environment. The Group places emphasis on delivering an enhanced customer experience via continuous customer service quality improvements and innovations, whilst focusing on increased operational efficiency and productivity.
For further information, please visit www.tm.com.my
Telecom Italia Sparkle is a leading global telecommunication service provider, offering a complete range of Data, IP, Mobile and Voice solutions designed to meet the ever-changing needs of Fixed and Mobile Carriers, ISPs, Content Providers, Multimedia Players and Corporate Customers. With a history of experience and know-how in a multitude of markets, Telecom Italia Sparkle owns and manages a global and technologically advanced proprietary network which comprises of three major regional systems in Europe, the Mediterranean and Latin America, in order to guarantee the availability of high quality, end-to-end infrastructure in areas of strategic focus. In addition, its bilateral networks connect Telecom Italia Sparkle with virtually every country worldwide. Through a global portfolio of services, a state-of-the-art global network, advanced OSS, BSS and customer care capabilities, and through an extensive worldwide commercial presence, Telecom Italia Sparkle is able to fulfill its mission of providing customers with the best cost and top performing services on the international telecommunications market.
For more information, please visit www.tisparkle.com
Teltac Worldwide is a leading solution provider in the enhanced telecom service sector on an international scale. Teltac Worldwide is the exclusive International Gateway for the country of Sierra Leone, as well as other GSM operators in Africa such in Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Gabon, South of Sudan, Djibouti, Angola & Equatorial Guinea, providing superb voice services for retail and wholesale. Teltac Worldwide is interconnected with over 300 strategic carriers worldwide, including most major Tier 1 carriers. Teltac Worldwides mission and vision is to become the premier long-term partner of major operators in Africa.
For more information, please visit www.teltacworldwide.com
Turk Telekom International is 100% owned by Turk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data and wholesale voice business functions. Turk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Turk Telekom International network which includes 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and the Caucasus, covering a full range of Internet/data services, infrastructure and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers. Turk Telekom International offers premium quality telecommunication solutions in the form of: guaranteed SLA-s, local experts, dedicated staff, centralized end-to-end network management, trustworthy and reliable attitude, delivering on commitments, on-time delivery, tailor-made, scalable and cost-effective technical solutions and a proven management team with a full service portfolio. Covering over 40,000 km of fiber optic network and more than 150 interconnections worldwide TTI is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry.
For more information please visit: www.turktelekomint.com
UFINET is a neutral telecommunications wholesale carrier founded in 1998 by the spanish utility Union Fenosa, before to its merge with Gas Natural. UFINET provides advanced and high quality solutions in wholesale telecommunications market. The added value the company provides is the result of knowledge and experience accumulated by its professionals in the telecommunications sector over more than 30 years and which drives it to continue to innovate and deploy latest-generation networks. UFINETs fully owned fiber optic network spans with over 40,000 km., with presence in 9 countries and with significant capillarity in Spain, Colombia, Panama and Central America, reaching the main landing stations, more than 7.000 on-net buildings, more than 110.000 near-net buildings and with presence in Belize, Mexico, the NAP of the Americas in Miami and One Wilshire - Core Site in Los Angeles. At the moment UFINET plans possible expansions to other countries. All over this network UFINET provides services such as Dark Fiber, Transport capacity for Backhaul, International and Metropolitan services, Satellite and Colocation Services.
For more information, please visit www.ufinet.com
XOtel is one of the most stable and fastest growing telecoms. The company is rapidly gaining momentum and within 8 years has managed to take a strong position in the market. XOtel provides traffic in Europe, the CIS, Asia, Africa and Latin America. The company is planning to add a fundamentally new activity to release the product that solves information security problems. XOtel became co-founder and technical partner of an Icelandic company «SafeUM Communications ehf.» in the development of SafeUM cryptographic messenger providing the subscribers with reliable high quality connection and international calls at competitive rates. SafeUM secure messenger provides an unprecedented level of personal and business information security. Find out more about the messenger and its features here: safeum.com. XOtel keeps up with cutting-edge trends and technologies and expands its horizons by CONNECTING CONTINENTS.
For more information, please visit www.xotel.com
MENA-SCS (Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable System) is a subsidiary of OTMT (Orascom Telecom Media and Technology). MENA-SCS owns and operates a submarine telecommunications system, MENA Cable connecting Europe to the Middle East and South East Asia. MENA Cable spans three continents (Europe, Africa and Asia). Currently the cable lands in five countries (Italy, Egypt, KSA, Oman, India and in conjunction with TW1 cable, in UAE and Pakistan) . The cable also includes branching units to cover Greece, Sudan and Djibouti. MENA cable consists of six fiber pairs, each pair expandable to 8 TB/s totaling to an ultimate capacity of 48 TB/s.
For more information, please visit www.mena-scs.com
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GasLINE has a Germany-wide fibre-optic cable network of more than 10,000 km. More than 100 international and national companies rely on this network, which links all major telecommunications hubs and connects telehouses and PoPs in more than 100 cities. The network is gradually expanded in line with customer needs. For international connections, the GasLINE network links up with dark fibre networks in neighbouring countries. This offers the opportunity to connect your systems with capitals like London, Paris, Warsaw, Vienna and other European cities.
For more information, please visit www.gasline.de
Headquartered in Rome, Afinna One is an Italy-based carrier for voice traffic.
Our strengths are the direct interconnections with partners in key destinations, worldwide which can offer high quality routes and volume. As a leading provider of international wholesale services, we also generate high volumes of revenue with our retail traffic.In addition to our wholesale activity, we can offer:
NOC services in Cloud
Customer services call centers in 10 languages
With a team of skillful engineers (24/7/365) and sales representatives, Afinna One ensures that its customers receive the best service possible.
Working with Afinna One means working with high quality standard voice services to create a strong, long-term relationship.
Afinna One POPs:Frankfurt, Miami, New York, Hong Kong, Dubai
For more information, please visit www.afinnaone.it