Telstra Global launches new MPLS PoPs in Europe and America

         Telstra Global launches new MPLS PoPs in Europe and America

PR Newswire

HONOLULU, Jan. 20, 2014

HONOLULU, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Telstra Global has increased its
global Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network reach in Western Europe
and American Midwest with the launch of new Points-of-Presence (PoPs) in
Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam and Chicago.

Bernadette Noujaim Baldwin, Telstra Global's Head of Connectivity and
Platforms Portfolio said the addition of these latest sites provide customers
with access to more than 1,900 PoPs worldwide across more than 230 countries
and territories, including 377 PoPs in Europe and 341 PoPs in the United
States (US).

"Directly connected to the Telstra Global MPLS backbone, the new
infrastructure addresses increasing customer demand for connectivity into Asia
Pacific and will help multinational organizations gain greater competitive
advantage in their global operations", Ms Noujaim Baldwin said.

"Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris are key business hubs and the launch of PoPs
in these cities brings our total on-net presence to 6 in the European region,
which forms an important part of our strategic expansion into Western Europe,
enhancing our ability to serve our customers in this region. These will also
act as an aggregation point for customers wishing to connect with growth
opportunities in Asia Pacific and Australia."

With the addition of the new Chicago PoP, Telstra Global has further
strengthened its existing network footprint across major cities in the US,
including Los Angeles, San Jose and New York. "The new Chicago PoP complements
our existing PoPs in the US between the West and East coasts, allowing our
customers to seamlessly connect across the US, Europe and Asia Pacific."

"These new PoPs were delivered within four months, which demonstrates our
focus and ability to expand rapidly to best support our customers'
requirements for flexibility, reliability and reach in an ever-changing
business environment," Ms Noujaim Baldwin added.

Telstra Global operates one of thelargest,mostscalable networks in Asia
Pacific with most of its network PoPs equipped to provide a full suite of
bandwidth and IP services.

Telstra Global's Network Operations Center proactively monitors the new PoPs
and associated infrastructure via the Customer Control Center – a unified
portal interface designed to enhance communications between Telstra Global and
its customers particularly during times of issue resolution and performance
management.

About Telstra Global
Telstra Global is a leading global supplier of managed network services and
international data, voice and satellite services. It is a part of Telstra
Corporation Limited and owns one of the most technologically advanced IP
backbone networks in the world.

Telstra Global provides innovative and flexible global communications services
and solutions for organizations looking to maximize the benefits of
globalization, particularly across growth regions such as Asia, whilst driving
sustainability and enhancing business agility.

Together with its offshore subsidiaries and international investments, Telstra
Global serves companies spanning Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas. It
operates award-winning networks which are amongst the largest and most diverse
in Asia Pacific. It has licenses to operate in Asia, Europe and the US and
facilitates access to over 1,900 PoPs in 230 countries and territories across
the globe.

SOURCE Telstra Global

Website: http://www.telstraglobal.com
Contact: Tricia Ganun, tricia.ganun@team.telstra.com
 
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