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Viatel deploys three new European IP services

Viatel the pan-European full-service telecommunications operator which is part of the Digiweb Group has announced a major investment in key infrastructure in London and Paris.

The addition of IP Transit, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) and IP VPNcapability enables Viatel to provide a full range of data services to Ireland, UK and European based customers and locations.

New and existing customers of Viatel can experience significant benefits with a greater choice of routes for IP transit with both full transit and partial transit options.

“Utilising Viatel’s own 8,500 km high capacity fibre network infrastructure, customers will now see the benefit of dealing with one company who has a pan-European reach. This investment is a significant milestone for Viatel, as part of our overall strategy to become the telecommunications provider of choice for European enterprise and wholesale customers seeking connectivity on a pan-European basis” said Dave Cribbs, Viatel Commercial Director.

Dave continues “What sets us aside in the marketplace is our technical expertise, we are proud to have within the company, a highly experienced in-house engineering team to design and deliver these new services”.

“This is just one part of our planned investment as Viatel expect to roll out additional IP-based services and locations throughout the year, which will further enhance our service capabilities across Europe,” concluded Dave Cribbs, Commercial Director at Viatel.

Riedel Networks awards Viatel Group with European network expansion order

Riedel Networks today signed an agreement with Viatel at ITW for the upgrade and expansion of its European MPLS network. Viatel provides Riedel networks with high capacity services to strategic POP locations across Europe. This latest agreement sees a continuation of the successful partnership coupled with further expansion into Amsterdam.

Michael Martens, Managing Director Riedel Networks explains: “Viatel is an important network partner for Riedel Networks and we are very happy with Viatel’s reliable performance in the delivery and operation of network services. It is valuable to us that Viatel owns the infrastructure and is under full end to end control. Therefore our decision to expand further with Viatel was an easy one.”

Kerstin Dinklage, SVP Business Development confirms “We are very conscious of how important it is for our customers to provide them with a hassle free delivery experience, and to keep our commitments regarding timelines and network performance. Riedel Networks use our infrastructure as the basis for the services they deliver to their own customer base. We are glad that we can grow with our customers and can support Riedel Networks with their growth and expansion. We look forward to continuing our successful business relationship.”

Kerstin Dinklage - Viatel and Michael Martens - Riedel Networks

Viatel announced as finalists for the Comms Business Awards

Viatel has been shortlisted within two categories at the forthcoming Comms Business Awards.

The Comms Business Awards are the Convergence Channel’s most prestigious and sought after accolades.

Viatel has been announced as a finalist within the following categories:

  • Wholesale Service Provider of the Year
  • Network Operator of the Year

Thank you to everyone for the support you have shown and to those who have voted for us as Network Operator of the Year.

Winners will be announced at the Comms Business Awards on the 19th of June 2014.

To register your place at the awards, please click here.

15. CommsBusiness Awards Finalist - Wholesale service provider3. CommsBusiness Awards Finalist - Network Operator of the Year

Viatel partners with Newtel in the Channel Islands

Viatel is pleased to announce a successful partnership with Newtel to deploy a complete network infrastructure upgrade, enabling substantially increased bandwidth.

Newtel is an Independent Telco offering communication solutions for both business and residential customers in Jersey & Guernsey the Isle of Man and beyond. Newtel were looking to move away from their traditional SDH platform and to provide services to their customers over a high speed DWDM infrastructure.

Viatel engineered a complex technical solution to meet Newtel’s requirements. In addition to providing 2x10G diverse wavelength circuits, Viatel’s flexible approach in delivering solutions enabled the company to also provide Newtel with pre-configured hardware and on-going support which delivered an end to end solution.

“The Viatel solution was selected over alternatives because Newtel were looking for a provider who listened, who understood what they wanted, spoke their language and would meet all their needs, quickly. We are extremely pleased that our competitive and flexible offering has proved a success for Newtel”, said Randall Smedley, Wholesale Sales Manager at Viatel.

Dave Cribbs, Commercial Director at Viatel, additionally commented “With this new infrastructure in place we are working closely with Newtel in order to be able to deliver services to our customers who have presence in the Channel Islands. This is a real win-win for both companies.”

“Efficiency is very important to us and allows us to provide the best service to our customers. One of the key influencers for us in choosing Viatel was their ability to clearly understand our requirements, propose flexible solutions and deliver well within our expectations” said Gary Whipp, CEO at Newtel.