PARIS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Neo Telecoms, a leading French provider of telecom infrastructure services today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract by Sprint, a leading US tier 1 telecom operator, to provide a wavelength service to extend Sprint's IP backbone in the capital city of France.
“We are very proud that a very large carrier like Sprint has recognized our strengths in the French market. This is a very important contract for us and we will do our utmost to continue to assist Sprint in the French market”
Supplier flexibility, uninterrupted access over a private, wholly owned and reliable network were key decision criteria cited by Sprint for entering into contract with Neo Telecoms.
The Neo WDM service from Neo Telecoms helps to extend Sprint's IP presence to an important datacenter in Paris. The relationship will help enhance diversity to the Sprint network in Europe and provide low latency connectivity to the United States, which is crucial for its businesses' mission critical applications. With the growth of enterprise cloud computing demand in Europe, the expansion is expected to help Sprint customers securely access cloud and other premium network services across the region, as well as enable Sprint to offer additional value added services on its network including SIP Trunking and IP Telephony.
Chris Harper, VP International Network Services at Sprint, said, "Sprint continues to enhance its network capabilities within Europe and we're pleased to deepen our reliable and secure connectivity for businesses within Paris via Neo Telecoms. We are impressed with Neo Telecom's capabilities and flexibility in tuning into our requirements."
Florian Du Boys, Neo Telecoms' CEO, said "We are very proud that a very large carrier like Sprint has recognized our strengths in the French market. This is a very important contract for us and we will do our utmost to continue to assist Sprint in the French market".
About Neo Telecoms
Neo Telecoms is a metropolitan optical fiber operator and an international hosting and IP services provider. The company has impressively grown since its foundation (1999): currently, Neo Telecoms has more than 600 customers. Neo Telecoms' optical network has a presence in the main business centers in and around Paris. Also, Neo Telecoms has built a latest generation international network that is 100% based on an IP/MPLS architecture and is connected to the main economic European and North American Internet exchanges, enabling it to be the number 2 IP network of France.