Egyptian Internet provider signs capacity agreement with FLAG Telecom
Network services provider, FLAG Telecom Holdings recently announced that Egyptian Internet provider, LINKdotNET, has signed a 155 Mbps capacity agreement with one of FLAG Telecom's subsidiaries for service between Cairo and the Internet hub city of New York. Terms of the multi-million dollar agreement were not disclosed.
This is made possible as a result of the establishment of a FLAG Telecom virtual point of presence (VPOP) in Cairo and an agreement with Telecom Egypt to jointly provide network services to the international carrier community and ISPs supported by service level guarantees.
FLAG Telecom's MBS product provides city-to-city connectivity from the center of Cairo to major business centers across the world. The 155 Mbps service will utilize FLAG Telecom's global network, specifically its FLAG Europe - Asia system and FLAG Atlantic -1 system, the world's first and only- multi-terabit transatlantic cable system.
LINKdotNET one of the largest ISPs in the Middle East and North Africa selected FLAG Telecom in order to benefit from its Managed Bandwidth Service, which provides seamless solutions and fully managed international circuits across its global network. — (menareport.com)
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