Lead Sponsor:

OTEGLOBE, headquartered in Athens-Greece, is the international wholesale arm of OTE Group and the leading wholesale carrier in S.E. Europe with global reach, delivering a complete portfolio of voice and data services. By combining a resilient subsea route with a diverse terrestrial network, OTEGLOBE offers an alternative path for connecting Europe to Asia and the world through Greece and emerges as a reliable hub in the Mediterranean basin. OTEGLOBE is the only carrier that reaches W. Europe through Greece over a fully mesh optical backbone network, consisting of more than four diverse terrestrial routes, that cross Italy and the Balkan region.

Associate Sponsors:

A leading telecommunication provider and third largest mobile operator in the world, Airtel is engineered for speed and dedicated to delivering tailored solutions assisting carriers, OTTs, multinationals and content owners across the globe. We provide state-of-the-art voice, data, cloud and digital solutions unlocking the business value in emerging markets with complete agility, transparency & execution excellence. With over 1200 global partners, we have been able to establish strong global network, more than 2,50,000 RKMs of subsea fibre across 50 countries and 5 continents, through our agile, transparent and high performing processes. Our extensive terrestrial network across India & SAARC region has connected the subcontinent with the world, making seamless communication a reality. Keeping ease of doing business as our focus, Airtel believes in delivering delightful customer service which has helped us win customers for life.

For more information, please visit www.airtel.in 

hina Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited, mainly responsible for the operation of China Mobile's international business. As the world’s leading telecommunications operator, China Mobile has owned rich network resources, large customer base and high market value and it strives to continuously expand its global network and international business. In order to provide better services to meet the growing demand in the international telecommunications market, China Mobile established a subsidiary company, CMI, in December 2010. Leveraging on the strong support of China Mobile, CMI provides a variety of high quality international services on data, mobile, voice, roaming, and MNC solutions across the globe. Headquartered in Hong Kong, CMI has expanded our footprint in 20 countries/regions.

For more information, please visit www.cmi.chinamobile.com

Iron Mountain Data Centers, a division of Iron Mountain incorporated, is a leading provider of data center and colocation services. Our global portfolio consists of hyperscale-ready, strategic edge, and underground data centers comprising over 2.5 million square feet across twelve data centers in four countries. More than 1,100 customers including cloud providers, global enterprises, and local market organizations choose Iron Mountain Data Centers for our thirty-year proven track record, risk mitigation, and operational efficiency. Iron Mountain colocation facilities are sustainable and provide the most logical venue for hybrid IT with easy access to the carriers, cloud providers, exchanges, and IT services necessary for digital transformation. Comprehensive compliance support ensures highly-regulated enterprise and public sector customers are protected as they change their organizations to thrive in a multi-cloud world. We are guardians of change makers.

For more information, please visit www.ironmountain.com/data-centers 

TalkTalk Business is one of the fastest growing B2B telecoms providers in the UK, serving the needs of over 800 business and public-sector Partners. With over 20 years experience delivering a full range of business-ready communications products and services, including Connectivity and Networking, Hosted Solutions, Voice and IP telephone systems, TalkTalk business prides itself on innovation and delivering maximum value back to customers. Following an investment of over £600m, TalkTalk Group operates one of Britain's largest Next Generation Networks, with 100 % coverage, 95% on our network. Built for business, its network can deliver to over 3,000 exchanges, on-net for EFM + Fibre Ethernet, with 60% more local exchanges than BT.

For more information, please visit www.talktalkbusiness.co.uk/carrier 

The Sphere is a global telecommunications ecosystem with an exchange platform at its core, facilitating unlimited multi-party, chain trades, routing and financial settlements in real-time. It streamlines business processes, reduces network infrastructure, maximizes revenues and increases margin. Our patented blockchain technology enables operators, carriers and resellers to remove commercial inefficiencies, operational challenges and financial threats in today's and tomorrow's telecom market.

For more information, please visit www.TheSphere.IO 

Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31 March 2017, Vodafone Group had 515.7 million mobile customers and 17.9 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone's joint ventures and associates. Vodafone Carrier Services (VCS) division manages the commercial relationships with 1,000 Communication Services Providers globally, and offers a broad portfolio of voice, network connectivity, and messaging services. For the third consecutive year, Vodafone has been ranked as the largest international voice carrier, with over 60 billion voice minutes. It has one of the most reliable and wide-reaching global networks, and is one of the Top 5 Global IP networks spanning across and between Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.

For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com/business/carrier-services 

Tele2

Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services, content services and global IoT solutions. Every day our 17 million customers across eight countries enjoy a fast and wireless experience through our award winning networks. Tele2 has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1996. In 2017, Tele2 generated revenue of SEK 25 billion and reported an adjusted EBITDA of SEK 6.4 billion.

Tele2 came to Kazakhstan in 2010 after the acquisition of a local operator. In 2016, Tele2 Kazakhstan and KazakhTelecom formed a joint venture. Nowadays Tele2 Kazakhstan serves more than 6.9 million subscribers in Kazakhstan under both brands: Tele2 and Altel. 

For more information, please visit https://www.tele2.com/  

Welcome Drinks & Transport Sponsor:

International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) is one of the world's' leading carriers and an innovation driver for IP-based solutions. As an integral part of Deutsche Telekom's International Wholesale Business Unit, ICSS serves the international wholesale requirements of the DT Group with its international affiliates and more than 900 external customers worldwide. One of the units core competencies is to focus on building business partnerships around the globe. Innovative solutions are offered on a global basis with a special emphasis on Europe. The cutting-edge offerings of ICSS include the following business segments: Internet & Content, Mobile World, Carrier Enterprise Services and Global Voice

For more information, please visit www.telekom-icss.com