Istanbul, 16 September, 2014: Turk Telecom International (Türk Telekom International), a dominant telecommunication operator in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Middle East and Asia providing a full range of internet and data services, infrastructure, data center and voice services signed a cooperative partnership agreement with Tawasul Telecom, the leading provider of MPLS Networking Services in the GCC and the Middle East . The agreement was signed at the Capacity Eurasia 2014 event hosted by Turk Telekom International and sponsored by Tawasul Telecom and held in Turkey on 16 & 17 of September.
“It is our pleasure to partner with a leading company as Tawasul Telecom which has been scoring tremendous successes in the area of reliable and sustainable connectivity. This partnership will allow both of us to provide world class connectivity, through the joint networks, to our customers utilizing the unique features of Turk Telekom International’s network typology“– commented Cengiz Oztelcan, CEO of Turk Telekom International.
By the terms of the agreement both companies are to interconnect their MPLS networks hence effectively extending the network coverage allowing fast provisioning times for clients. Both partners are to work effectively together to contribute to their customers’ business success by virtue of developing their enterprise networks spanning across the globe and maintaining their network operations through supreme quality services.
“As part of Eurasia, Turkey is a key market for us. We are glad to tap into it through a strategic partnership with a leading player in the Turkish market and the surrounding regions. ”, said Salem Almulaifi, Business Development Director at Tawasul Telecom. “It’s at the core of our strategic plan to expand in promising markets which would be an added value to stretch our network outreach and provide our diversified portfolio of services and creative products”.
Almulaifi confirmed that the new partnership is yet another milestone achieved by Tawasul in 2014; it boosts the company’s geographical expansion into new Eurasian market hence expanding its reach: “The signing of this agreement falls in-line with Tawasul’s strategy for tactical expansion linking the GCC and Middle East to key markets in Eurasia”.
Both Tawasul Telecom and Turk Telecom confirmed that the agreement between the two companies share their commitment to deliver state-of-the-art reliable and unparalleled services based on MPLS networking; it serves as a testament to their mutual strengths and destined efforts to provide topnotch services to their valuable customers.