Intelsat teams with PCCW Global to expand IntelsatONE℠’s terrestrial global network
HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG / LUXEMBOURG, April, 17, 2012
Intelsat S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services, and PCCW Global, an operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, have agreed to interconnect their MPLS networks.
Intelsat and PCCW Global will be able to offer networking solutions and premier video neighborhoods to customers in Asia and other regions of the world leveraging Intelsat's fleet of more than 50 satellites and its teleports in North America and Europe. With interconnects in London, New York and Los Angeles, the agreement will enable Intelsat's customers to expand into new regions via PCCW Global's extensive and robust network.
This is the first-ever interconnect between IntelsatONE and a partner network that supports both video and network services, meeting the growing demand from customers for converged delivery solutions in more locations around the globe.
Intelsat can now extend the reach of IntelsatONE to new locations in multiple Asian cities on PCCW Global's network, including Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and Seoul, and major European cities including Amsterdam, Moscow and Stockholm. Customers in these locations can take advantage of the expanding service capabilities and global network solutions offered by Intelsat's robust ground and space infrastructure.
The fiber agreement also facilitates access to the Stanley Earth Station teleport in Hong Kong, which offers connectivity to most of Intelsat's primary satellites in the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean regions via PCCW Global.
Mr. Richard Brolly, President of Americas of PCCW Global Inc., said, "This mutually beneficial agreement gives PCCW Global the ability to support global satellite networking solutions for our customers more effectively. It also allows us to support the expansion of IntelsatONE solutions via our network and enhances the position of the Stanley teleport as a gateway for accessing Intelsat's expanding fleet of satellites in Asia."
Mr. Kurt Riegelman, Intelsat's Senior Vice President of Global Sales, said, "This agreement furthers our vision to develop global, converged solutions to support the current and future requirements of our customers. With IntelsatONE, customers can enter any key market in the world – or multiple markets – and enjoy full access to Intelsat's portfolio of teleport hosting, network managed services and MCPC solutions. In addition, our customers can develop their own point-to-point and point-to-multipoint private network solutions between nodes on the PCCW Global and IntelsatONE networks for contribution applications."
About PCCW Global
PCCW Global is an operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider which is majority-owned by PCCW Limited.
With centers in Hong Kong, Herndon, Virginia in the US, Paris in France, and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, plus teams based in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, PCCW Global serves the voice and data needs of multinational enterprises, as well as the operational requirements of service providers. Covering more than 1,800 cities and 120 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include Ethernet solutions, IP solutions, fiber and satellite transmission solutions, managed services and solutions, and voice services. To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit www.pccwglobal.com.
HKT (SEHK: 6823) is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider. It meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sale, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.
Together with the highly successful media business of its parent company, PCCW Limited, HKT offers innovative media content and services across the PCCW Group's unique quadruple-play platforms – fixed-line, broadband Internet access, TV and mobile.
Powered by Cisco, IntelsatONE is a global, terrestrial architecture consisting of an IP/MPLS-based network, fiber, teleports and PoPs. It is fully integrated with Intelsat's industry-leading global satellite fleet, providing a single source for converged voice, video and data solutions. More information is available at www.intelsat.com/IntelsatONE/index.asp.
Intelsat is the leading provider of satellite services worldwide. For over 45 years, Intelsat has been delivering information and entertainment for many of the world's leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet Service Providers and governmental agencies. Intelsat's satellite, teleport and fiber infrastructure is unmatched in the industry, setting the standard for transmissions of video, data and voice services. From the globalization of content and the proliferation of HD, to the expansion of cellular networks and broadband access, with Intelsat, advanced communications anywhere in the world are closer, by far.
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