Angola Cables and DE-CIX Partner to Bring the World’s Largest Interconnection Ecosystem to Brazil
Angola Cables Press Release
October 31, 2019
Sao Paulo, Brazil – Angola Cables, a telecom multinational and connectivity provider within Brazil’s wholesale market, has partnered with DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator to offer premium interconnection services to a variety of neutral IXs for operators and datacenters across Latin America. The objective of the partnership is to expand capabilities and boost internet providers’ businesses via the South-South Atlantic connection.
ISP’s will be able to connect to over 100 countries and more than 1,700 carriers worldwide.
“Through our advanced telecommunications networks, we want to build ‘digital bridges’ between continents and countries to help businesses and economies grow within the Southern Hemisphere,” says António Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables.
DE-CIX’s Regional Director South Europe Theresa Bobis says there are major benefits arising from the partnership. “From now on, Angola Cables as a DE-CIX reseller will be able to provide Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with a reliable low-latency network and high-quality access to premium network interconnections and internet exchanges in Europe, the Middle East, North America and India.”
The two companies have already established interconnections from São Paulo and Fortaleza to Lisbon and, at this time, plan to interconnect to the same Brazilian cities to the DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in New York, Madrid and Frankfurt.
Partnership is set to expand global connections for Latam ISP’s and Content Networks
- Angola Cables, an official reseller for DE-CIX worldwide will focus on developing remote peering links with ISP’s and content networks in the Latam region.
- The DE-CIX global interconnection ecosystem provides premium interconnection services to more than 1 700 operators, ISP’s and content networks in over 100 countries across Europe, the Middle East, India and North America.
- Interconnections from São Paulo and Fortaleza and the additional New York link, with further links to Lisbon (entry to the European ring), Madrid and Frankfure will now be accesible through the DE-CIX connection.
- DE-CIX Frankfurt is the world’s leading Internet exchange with 7.5+ Terabits per second at peak traffic.
About Angola Cables
Angola Cables is a multinational IT Solutions operating in the Brazilian market since 2016, focused on the sale of solutions for data center infrastructures, sale of connectivity, Cloud services for IP providers and ISPs for with service needs and digital connections. Currently, it operates the SACS, Monet and WACS cable systems, manages two data centers, AngoNAP Fortaleza and AngoNAP Luanda in Angola, and manages Angonix, an Internet Exchange Point, which is among the top five internet exchanges in Africa, and pix Fortaleza which was launched in August 2019 and is today the third largest PTTCE and is growing at 4X band traffic above schedule, 47.12GB.
Through its network, the company connects directly to Africa, Europe and the Americas, and has established partnerships to connect to Asia.
For more information, please visit: https://www.angolacables.co.ao/en/
DE-CIX is the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator. Having started operations in 1995, DE-CIX in Frankfurt am Main is the Internet Exchange (IX) with the world’s highest data throughput at peak times, at more than 7,5 Terabits per second (Tbps). Its technical infrastructure has a total capacity of 48 Terabits.
In total, DE-CIX serves over 1700 network operators, Internet service providers (ISPs), and content providers from more than 100 countries with peering and interconnection services at its 18 locations in Europe, the Middle East, India, and North America.
Further information is available at: www.de-cix.net
For further information, please contact:
Senior Account Director
Email: [email protected]
Cell: +27 83 448 2484