Internet and mobile services users in the Southern Africa region are set to enjoy faster and more reliable GSM services thanks to Orange. The telecom operator has open two new very large-capacity IP and IPX Point of Presence (PoP) in Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa.
The IP and IPX PoP forms part of the technical infrastructure needed by mobile service carriers to provide using faster and reliable internet and mobile service access through interconnection point with long-distance networks.
Orange IP and IPX PoP connection will be providing wholesale customers – telecom operators and internet service providers – across the region with advantages that include:
Resiliency and High-availability: 3 routs with protected backbone network (including access to submarine cables SAT3 and EASSY/SMW5, ACE to be added soon)
Supported by Orange-owned international assets
Improved QoS by providing delivery content closer to customers
Optimize Mobile Services QoS
Improve roaming: avoids unnecessary traffic going back & forth to Europe by local processing
How the end-Customer stands to benefit
Orange is the first operator capable of offering reliable, high quality, secure connections for the wholesale market around the continent of Africa to support the huge rise …read more