Telia and Telenor enter into multimillion euro network deal

Telia International Carrier (Telia IC) is to become main supplier to Telenor's European network. The decision is based upon the fact that Telia IC is one of the few remaining suppliers in the market. Telia IC become Telenor's main supplier of capacity and IP-transit to their European net. The total order value is several million euros.
The relation between Telenor and Telia IC goes back many years and has also played an important part in the process.
To Telia IC the incumbent Telenor is a prioritised customer as they are financially stable and committed to the market on long term.
- We increase our market share day by day, says Erik Heilborn, President, Telia International Carrier. And since we'll be around in the future and Norway's broadband development is picking up speed, we see potential.
To Telenor's millions of customers using the net daily connectivity is home safe. Today's deal with capacity and IP-transit concern customers in New York, Amsterdam, Paris, London, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo.
Facts: Telia IC provides Telenor with IP-transit and capacity services. Capacity is from 155 Mbps up to 2,5 Gbps. IP-transit concern multiple STM-4.
About Telia International Carrier
Telia's wholly owned subsidiary, Telia International Carrier, provides IP, Capacity, Voice, Infrastructure services and carrier neutral colocation solutions. Today, the company is one of the leading European carriers of transatlantic IP traffic to the USA. Its wholly owned multi-fibre optic network - the Viking Network - provides high capacity bandwidth and offers end-to-end connectivity round the world. The network is a investment-intensive venture expanding Telia International Carrier throughout Scandinavia, Europe and the USA. The infrastructure in Europe is designed as a multi-duct network connecting all significant cities with communication, supporting IP, Voice and Data. The network covers approximately 40,000 route kilometres throughout Europe and the USA, connecting 50 major cities through 120 points of presence.
Mark Vadasz, PR Director, Telia International Carrier,
Phone: +46 8 713 58 30
e-mail: mark.vadasz@teliacarrier.com
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