RETN strengthens Remote IX Service with France-IX

International Network Service Provider RETN is now enabling Remote Peering services to France-IX Paris, the leading Internet Exchange in France.

Paris, France and London, United Kingdom – February 23, 2017 – RETN customers can now join France-IX Paris directly from RETN’s reliable and highly interconnected network standing out from all the rest due to its extensive coverage in Eastern Europe with connections to Asia and North America.

 “RETN’s multicultural background and experience in providing connectivity services on an international basis enables us to closely cooperate with such influential and prominent players in the European peering industry as France-IX”, explains Ilya Davidenko, Commercial Director at RETN Ltd. “As for RETN, joining France-IX Reseller Program means increasing the number of Remote Peering Partners in Western Europe and supporting further development in the region. Besides, this partnership adds new features to our Remote IX Service, enabling our customers to choose from a wider range of reliable IXPs to connect to remotely.”

“We are delighted to welcome RETN as our new International Remote Peering Partner. Their unique remote peering expertise, their in-depth coverage in high growth markets associated with the trust of their customers in the markets where they operate make them an ideal business partner for France-IX”, adds Delphine Masciopinto, Chief Commercial Officer, France-IX. “We have seen a growing interest of European networks to reach French and French-speaking peers from various market verticals, such as content providers, hosting companies or international, national, regional carriers and ISPs. RETN offers a competitive one-stop-shopping for these European networks willing to peer with the 330 France-IX members in Paris.”

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About France-IX

France-IX is the Premier Internet Peering Service Provider in France, offering public and private interconnection services through its Paris and Marseille carrier and data center neutral Internet Exchanges.

France-IX interconnects several hundreds of telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers, content delivery networks and all other Internet networks worldwide with significant traffic in the Internet French market. This enhances the affordability and latency of the Internet traffic exchanged between its members and thus improves the overall quality of the Internet in France.

Founded in June 2010 with the support of the French Internet community, France-IX is a member-based association whose core values are neutrality, sustainability and constant improvement of the Internet. For more information, please visit www.franceix.net or contact info@franceix.net.

About RETN

RETN is an international network service provider offering a range of services across its own fibre-optic network to carriers, ISPs, large enterprises, CDNs, governmental organisations, Hosting and Cloud Providers. RETN has over 32,000 km of fibre on its pan-European network which connects 29 countries across Europe, Asia and North America, with a heavy presence in the high growth markets of Eastern Europe and Russia. The RETN backbone (which is connected directly to all major carrier-neutral DCs) carries a large proportion of international traffic in the regions it passes through. The DWDM based network is designed in a ring-architecture offering multiple layers of redundancy. The network’s unique geographical footprint provides over 5 Tbps of capacity over its four primary routes between the West and Asia.

Find out more on www.retn.net

Contact France-IX

Sahra Daho, Marketing & Communication

Tel. +33 1 86 95 61 93

sdaho@franceix.net

Contact RETN

Dasha Soroka, Communications Officer

Tel. +44 20 7517 6400

dsoroka@retn.net