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Iran Islamic Republic of : NEW PoP in Iran to be set up by Sparkle and TIC.

A large-capacity IP Point of Presence (IP-PoP) in Iran is launched by Telecommunication Infrastructure Company of Iran (TIC) in partnership with Telecom Italy Sparkle.

The memorandum of understanding was inked with the TI Sparkle, the international services arm of the Telecom Italia Group, in the visit of President Rouhani to Italy on 25-26 January. The TI Sparkle under the MoU will set up an IP Point of Presence (IP-PoP) in Tehran and the countrys global IP capacity will boost.

The MoU will facilitate the TIC to direct more traffic from domestic IP bandwidth to neighboring countries and from there to the global telecommunication network. The TIC once executed will secure access to international links under the management of Sparkle and the quality of bandwidth gained by the company will improve.

Additionally, TIC will be capable to support the growing demand of IP services coming from the local market and from neighboring countries. The idea is to speed up in the development of digital and value added services Iran.

After inking the MoU in Rome in Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's recent visit to Italy the Alessandro Talotta, the chairman and CEO of TI Sparkle said, This agreement will give Iran access to global internet services and make it one of the bandwidth providers with regional quality.

He added that the TI Sparkles Seabone will help improve the user experience of Iranian customers by providing high grades of reliability and guaranteed service level agreements to the large community of local Service Providers of the region.

Telecom Italia Sparkle is a most important global telecommunication service provider, providing a entire range of IP, Data, Cloud, Data Center, OTTs, Media & Content Players, Application Service Providers and Multinational Corporations (MNCs). TI Sparkle as the international service provider and wholly owned subsidiary of Telecom Italia S.p.A has been set up on January 1, 2003 with the aim of developing and consolidating TI Group's international solutions business.

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Publication:Mena Report
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Date:Feb 2, 2016
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