Istanbul, Turkey Date 5th March 2019: Leading telecom operator Türk Telekom International and Frankfurt-based Internet Exchange operator DE-CIX launched an important collaboration announcing Türk Telekom International as an authorized reseller of DE-CIX Istanbul products and services and joined the DE-CIX Istanbul platform for Internet Exchange services.
Operating under the umbrella of Türk Telekom as its international business unit across Central and Southern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Middle East and Asia; Türk Telekom International expands its collaboration in Turkey with DE-CIX Istanbul with the global Internet Exchange services. Offering a vast range of services including wholesale as well as telecommunication service offerings to alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers such as Internet/data services, infrastructure and voice services, Türk Telekom International will now entrust DE-CIX Istanbul with the quality and safety of its Internet traffic in Turkey.
Active in the Turkish market and currently operating within 5 data centers and more than 20 connected networks, DE-CIX Istanbul will become the Internet Exchange Point of Türk Telekom International in Turkey with its services, particularly in Internet Exchange and Cloud services.
“We believe that the corporation with DE-CIX Istanbul will provide a valuable asset to further expand our business in the region. This agreement also underlines TTI’s commitment to position Istanbul as the regional data hub. In today’s competitive telecommunication market, it is very important to include alternative services to provide complete commercial offerings, and this is a very good example.” – explains Mr. Mehmet Toros, CEO of Türk Telekom International.
Commenting on this collaboration, Bülent Şen, DE-CIX Turkey Regional Director, said: “Türk Telekom International is an organization that operates not only in our country but also from Europe to Asia in Internet / data services. With its experience and vision, I am sure that it will play a major role in expanding the DE-CIX products and services as our authorized dealer. Our global collaboration will now expand to Turkey and it is a major step towards bringing the Internet services to the quality Turkey deserves. This move will be the first of many new steps within the region in terms of the Internet exchange point services.”
About Türk Telekom International
Türk Telekom International is 100% owned by Türk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data, wholesale voice and roaming business functions. Türk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Türk 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. Türk 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.
DE-CIX provides premium Internet Exchange services and operates a wide range of carrier and data center-neutral exchanges. The company serves 1500+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 100+ countries, including all leading international players in various metro markets in Europe, the Middle East, and North America. With 6.7+ Terabits per second of peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world’s leading Internet Exchange. For more information, please visit www.de-cix.net.