Amsterdam – November 4, 2014 – Türk Telekom International has partnered with AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world’s leading Internet Exchange. Türk Telekom International is a leading telecommunications operator in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus and the Middle East. The company provides a full range of Internet and data services, infrastructure, data center and voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers.
By joining AMS-IX’s partner program, Türk Telekom International significantly increases its presence and services in Western Europe. As an official AMS-IX reseller, Türk Telekom International is able to resell AMS-IX ports anywhere the company has infrastructure connected to the AMS-IX colocations in Amsterdam. Under the program, Türk Telekom International is certified to offer the AMS-IX service remotely and provide its customers with increased peering benefits.
Cengiz Oztelcan, Turk Telekom International CEO, summarizes: “Becoming an active participant of the AMS-IX’s Partner Program provides vast added value to our existing services in the region and is part of a continual effort by Türk Telekom International to bring the best offerings to our customers. Türk Telekom International’s bridging position between WE and ME will be even stronger with the AMS-IX partnership. Working with AMS-IX allows Türk Telekom International to maintain its leadership position in a very competitive industry”.
Mark Cooper, CCO of AMS-IX, adds: “Continuous growth is what defines the value of an Internet Exchange. Our partner program helps AMS-IX to achieve this goal. We believe Türk Telekom International can help us expand and enhance our international and diverse Internet community. Türk Telekom International’s technical excellence, good service and customer care reputation is also in line with our values.”
Established in the early 1990s, AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is a neutral and independent Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. AMS-IX interconnects close to 700 IP networks and its business traffic has a peak of over 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 and voice. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering points worldwide: the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) and 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 Curacao and the AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point in Mombasa, Kenya. AMS-IX’s counterpart AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX New York, AMS-IX Bay Area and AMS-IX Chicago in the United States. http://www.ams-ix.net
About Türk Telekom International
Türk Telekom International is 100% owned by Türk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data and wholesale voice 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 Türk Telekom International is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry. www.turktelekomint.com
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