du Selects Epsilon as Its Preferred International Connectivity Provider

Epsilon and du partner to provide global connectivity to the Middle East

 

Dubai, 16 May 2017 – Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider is partnering with UAE-based telecommunications service provider - du, to provide Carriers connectivity in a simple, fast and efficient way between du and datacentres in Europe and Asia. Epsilon will become du’s channel partner for sales and provision of international capacity below 10Gbps leveraging their extensive network reach, local expertise, experience and relationships to ensure customer satisfaction. The announcement coincides with International Telecoms Week (ITW), held during 14-17 May in Chicago, USA.

“Partnering with du will enable us to offer our customers the simplest and most efficient way to connect their network services to the Middle East,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at Epsilon.

“Customers are at heart of what we do and our partnership with Epsilon enables us to simplify how we connect customers and create new efficiencies in our business. Through this partnership, we intend to create a new benchmark in world-class services and to serve the evolving needs of our customers,” said Osman Sultan, CEO, du. “We look forward to continuing to develop our relationship with Epsilon and growing together locally, regionally and around the world,” he added. 

 

About Epsilon 

 Epsilon is a global Cloud Centric Network service provider, extending carrier grade connectivity services to the world’s Communications and Cloud ecosystems. The company offers smart networking capabilities that combine on demand infrastructure, automation, web-based portals and APIs to give partners friction-free access to global connectivity.

All Epsilon services are powered by a next generation hyper-scalable global backbone which connects all the leading telecoms hubs globally. Across this fabric encompasses a dense ecosystem of carriers, service operators and cloud providers offering the leading interconnect point for a diverse set of network and connectivity requirements.

www.epsilontel.com

 

About du 

du is a vibrant and multiple award-winning telecommunications service provider serving 9 million individual customers with its mobile, fixedline, broadband internet, and Home services over its 4G LTE network. du also caters to over 100,000 UAE businesses with its vast range of ICT and managed services. Since its launch in 2007, du has many UAE firsts to its credit, including introduction of Pay by the Second® billing system, IPTV and self-service portal.

 du is ideally placed to support the realisation of UAE Vision 2021 and transformation of Dubai into a Smart City. du is also the official strategic partner of the Smart Dubai Office and the platform provider for Smart Dubai. Following the successful testing of the Middle East’s first Internet of Things (IoT) network, du is on course to complete deployment of its IoT network in 2016.

 Brand Finance ranked du as the 12th most valuable brand in the Middle East in 2016. du previously won the coveted Brand of the year title by Superbrands Middle East in 2013. The company has been recognised with several other awards such as ISO 27001 certification of Managed Security Services and having the distinction of opening UAE’s first LEED Platinum Certified Green Shop. du also has the unique distinction of the first telecom in the world to release Sustainability Report based  on GRI-G4 guidelines in 2014. du is also credited with du’s world-class teleport is the largest of its kind in the Middle East and ranked among the top teleports in the world by World teleport Association.

 du is 39.5 percent owned by Emirates Investment Authority, 19.75 percent by Mubadala Development Company PJSC, 19.5 percent by Emirates Communications and Technology LLC and the remaining by public shareholders. Listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the company trades under the name ‘du’.

 

Saugat Chatterjee
PR Lead
du
Mobile: +971559367045
Email: saugat.chatterjee@du.ae

Layal Dalal
Communications Manager
MSLGROUP

M:+971 55 980 3757
Email: layal.dalal@mslgroup.com 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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