Wananchi Telecom & Epsilon Partner For Network Expansion
Wananchi Telecom and Epsilon have joined hands to supply outsourced network services to support the growth of its wholesale telecommunications business. This union will guarantee expansion of its network and benefit from Epsilon’s infrastructure, network intelligence and international expertise.
Epsilon has deployed a virtual point of presence (vPoP) in Telehouse East London and SmartHub Fujairah, UAE for Wananchi Telecom giving it access to more than 500 carriers and network service providers locally and internationally. This will give Wananchi Telecom’s customers efficient access to international networks and local connectivity in more than 170 countries. In addition to network infrastructure, Epsilon will provide a remote hands service for cabling, installations and PoP management.
“Network outsourcing is the fastest and most efficient way for service providers to go global and connect their customers to the rest of the world. With this partnership, Wananchi Telecom can expand its local and international presence, ensuring it delivers high-quality services to more destinations,” says Clint Collins, Regional Director, Carrier Business EMEA at Epsilon.
As part of the partnership, Epsilon will have access to Wananchi’s extensive African network footprint giving it greater local presence on the continent.
“Engineered exclusively for IP traffic, our global carrier-grade network carries internet traffic by land, sea or air for superior performance, reliability and value. The team at Epsilon understands our goals and needs in the Africa market and created a scalable solution tha meets new demand. The flexibility and scalbiliy aof an outsourced solution is critical for our long-term success and that is what Epsilon has delivered,” says Rakesh Kukreja, MD at Wananchi Business Service (WBS).
Source: Techmoran 22 January 2015