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TeliaSonera Extends Contract with The Quilt to Support IP Transit Services Demand
When it comes to research and education on advanced regional networks, few enjoy the same level of respect as The Quilt. Given the level of demand for IP Transit services over the years, The Quilt will continue to meet the needs in the telecommunications space.
According to this Cision Wire report, The Quilt offers advanced network services and applications at more than 200 universities with the goal of bringing consistent, reliable and inter-operable advanced networking services to its many users.
TeliaSonera (News - Alert) International Carrier recently announced that it has renewed its contract with The Quilt. The two have enjoyed a great partnership with TeliaSonera providing the IPv4 and IPv6 services infrastructure providers within The Quilt demand in IP Transit services. The renewed contract between TeliaSonera and The Quilt is good for several years.
Members of The Quilt are in the not-for-profit category and are regional network aggregators. They have experience in developing next generation technologies. Taking all its participants’ experience under one umbrella, The Quilt can influence the future of information technology, where education and research are concerned. TeliaSonera offers its IP Transit services to The Quilt providers.
TeliaSonera is a “local” company with a global strategy. It is the top provider of fiber-based telecommunications in Europe, and is one of the most popular around the globe. Its fiber network is one of the largest in the entire industry, offering IP Transit services that generate envy among competitors.
TeliaSonera’s IP Transit services address the issue of unprecedented Internet growth, fueled mostly by an increase in online video. By some accounts, the Internet will quadruple in size between 2009 and 2014.
TeliaSonera’s IP Transit services is staying on top of that growth and delivering quality services to its customers, including those who watch videos, spend hours in online gaming sessions, and utilize various applications on their mobile devices.
As one of the most powerful IP carriers in Europe, the company has about 26,000 miles of optical fiber in 35 countries, including the U.S. The company’s IP Transit delivers access to AS network operators. Their IP Transit services extend to peer networks throughout the biggest cities in Europe, North America and Asia.
TeliaSonera owns its IP backbone, which provides robust IP Transit services. TeliaSonera has total control over its IP Transit services, performance and quality, and has Service Level Agreements flexible enough to suit the needs of any provider of every size.
Given the breadth and depth of TeliaSonera’s presence in Europe and North America, it is of no surprise that The Quilt elected to extend its contract with the company.
Edited by Brooke Neuman
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