CMC Networks seals NNI deal with Ethio Telecom

28 July 2016 | Jason McGee-Abe

Global telecoms carrier CMC Networks has boosted its network-to-network (NNI) programme by finalising an interconnect deal with Ethio Telecom to include Ethiopian services into its Africa and Middle East operations.

CMC NetworksThe deal will see the Ethiopian government-owned telecoms provider serve multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) services to CMC Networks’ carrier base and virtual network operator (VNO) clients into Ethiopia and across the globe.

"We are very excited to announce the partnership and interconnect with Ethio Telecom in Ethiopia and offer seamless connectivity to arguably one of Africa's fastest growing economies," said Grant Walker, CEO of CMC Networks, which serves the data communications needs of carriers and value-added resellers (VARs) into African and Middle Eastern countries.

"We look forward to serving data connectivity needs of telecommunications carriers, network integrators and VARs across the globe into Ethiopia."

CMC Networks owns in excess of 104 global PoPs which are integrated into other wholesale carrier partner networks in order to deliver a global wholesale footprint to the carrier community.