HGC links with Expresso to serve Africa and Middle East

21 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray

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HGC Global Communications has expanded its services into the Middle East and Africa via a link-up with Dubai-based Expresso.

HGC and Expresso will collaborate to extend the comprehensive network and data transmission in Africa and Middle East, said the companies. HGC aims to bring high-volume data transfer to African-based customers.

Ravindran Mahalingam (pictured), HGC’s senior vice president of international business, said: “We are delighted to collaborate with Expresso, and to accelerate expanding telecom footprint from Africa to worldwide. We believe that through this industry collaboration, we can drive innovation, growth, and wide range of global data transmission solutions for local and regional customers.”

Expresso Telecom says it provides a one-stop centre for the group’s international operations, including wholesale and carrier relations.

Expresso CEO Tarig Hamza Rahamtalla said: “We will leverage each other’s strengths to deliver quality services to our common customers – existing and future – given the global reach this partnership provides us.”

Mahalingam added: “We are delighted to collaborate with Expresso, and to accelerate expanding telecom footprint from Africa to worldwide.”

The companies listed advanced business solutions as including data centre colocation, NNI, MPLS, IPLC, IPX, voice and messaging solutions and big bandwidth solutions.