PCCW, Etisalat sign voice interconnect deal

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PCCW Global and the UAE's Etisalat have enhanced their alliance with the signing of a voice interconnection agreement.

The deal will give Etisalat's operations in 19 markets direct access to PCCW Global's international IPX network, which spreads to more than 50 destinations.

It covers PCCW Global's transmission network combining MPLS, IPL, terrestrial and satellite links.

PCCW Global vice president for voice services MEA said the agreement “will reinforce our already strong relations with Etisalat by putting more focus on Etisalat’s African and Asian operations.”

Etislat group executive vice president for carrier services Wael Ammar added that the deal “will realize synergies among the various Etisalat operations across 19 countries, and open the door for further collaboration between Etisalat Group and our selected partners.”

PCCW Global is the international operating division of Hong Kong's HKT.

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