Telia Carrier enhances Latam connectivity with new PoP

12 October 2016 | Jason McGee-Abe


Telia Carrier has established a new network point of presence (PoP), providing backhaul to the OJUS cable landing station in Hollywood, Florida, with resilient network options.

Telia Carrier story 11.10.16The new network infrastructure provides resilient network options for customers wishing diverse connectivity to the Nap of the Americas, Miami, and Equinix MI3, Boca Raton, as well as Telia Carrier’s top-ranked global IP backbone, AS1299.

“Telia Carrier is dedicated to delivering reliable and secure connectivity to address the continued growth of bandwidth demand in the region,” said Art Kazmierczak, director of business development, Americas at Telia Carrier.

“The diverse network design provides dual or protected connection options to MAYA-1 and other subsea cable systems and allows Telia Carrier to service Central and South American customers with the resiliency and high-speed performance that they demand.”

The company says the location is unique and offers vast expansion potential: "The cable landing station located in Hollywood provides Telia Carrier customers access to important subsea cable systems including MAYA-1, Americas-II and Columbus-III, which link the US to the Caribbean, Central and South America.

"As a leading provider of 100G services, Telia Carrier offers options from stm-x all the way to 100Gbps increments as well as terabit capacity to IP and Transmission customers.  In addition to the Miami and Boca Raton facilities, Telia Carrier can provide diverse high capacity services extending to over 70 PoPs in North America and internationally as well."

Last month Telia Carrier signed an IP transit deal with US Internet.