Djibouti Telecom Connects Its IP Network with Hurricane Electric to Help Bring High-Speed IP Transit to East Africa

16 June 2017

Internet

DJIBOUTI--(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Djibouti Telecom, East Africa’s leading telecom operator, announced today that it has joined its IP network with Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone. The connection was made at two key global Internet Points of Presence (POPs) located in Singapore at Equinix and Global Switch facilities, which have a direct path to the Djbouti Telecom’s data center.

With this new IP Transit agreement, networks and Internet Service Providers will have the opportunity to access Hurricane Electric's robust global network, which is connected to over 155 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 6,000 different networks. As a result, both new and existing customers will be able to experience increased throughput, reduced latency and improved reliability. Additionally, clients will also enjoy improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities in the delivery of next-generation IP services.

Source: press release