Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) reported that it is continuing its plan to expand in key carrier hotels to expand its network and offer access at the reduced cost. The latest initiative in this expansion brought a new Point of Presence at 910Telecom in Denver. The company is now able to offer access to its wireline network as well as connectivity solutions to clients that are located at the same site in the data center.
Deploying in key carrier hotels is part of company’s aggressive plan to expand its IP network presence. Boosting adoption of cloud services, and a growing mobile workforce are leading enterprises to new WAN offerings that meet their increasing requirement for flexibility, security and performance. Sprint’s presence in key carrier hotels makes it convenient for customers to access their comprehensive portfolio of cloud networking solutions, Value Added Services and connectivity.
The company can now offer access to Dedicate IP customers and Global MPLS through a presence at 910Telecom. This PoP offers 910Telecom’s enterprise customers and carrier access to remarkable port speed.
Mike Fitz, the GM and President of the Sprint International Wireline Business Unit, expressed that 910Telecom marks as the top well-connected data center in the Denver and was one of company’s high-priority sites when they commenced their plan to expand the count of carrier hotels where they have a PoP. As they continue to expand their network, deploying in a key carrier hotel, 910Telecom enables them to offer access to their international all-IP network to a considerable number of customers.
To support the increasing move to an all-IP environment from legacy data networks, Sprint added 52 U.S. IP per MPLS nodes last year, and this year plans to add over 70 nodes. Additionally, the company has built several Network-to-Network Interconnections with over 50 cable providers and ILEC, establishing an Ethernet access presence that blankets the U.S.