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RETN is named the ‘Best Pan-European Carrier’ by Global Carrier Awards

Oct 19, 2023#Network#Company news#Partnerships#Awards

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RETN is named the ‘Best Pan-European Carrier’ by Global Carrier Awards

London - October 19, 2023 - RETN, a leading international network services provider proudly secured the Best Pan-European Carrier award at the prestigious Global Carrier Awards 2023 in London, a highlight of the Capacity Europe telecoms networking conference.

Throughout the past year, RETN has made substantial investments in the expansion of its Pan-European network, deploying over 50 new Points of Presence strategically positioned in key cities, including significant development of the metro networks of Warsaw and Riga. Additionally, it has deployed 10 new network routes, among the shortest available in the market, and successfully upgraded TRANSKZ - the award-winning terrestrial route connecting Europe and Asia. RETN has demonstrated unwavering resilience, ensuring the uninterrupted operation of its Ukrainian network despite persistent attacks, while safeguarding its employees worldwide during these challenging times.

Looking ahead to the future, RETN listened to the evolving connectivity needs of its customers, deploying 400G services across its European network and leveraging cutting-edge equipment in collaboration with partners Infinera and Juniper.

Tony O'Sullivan, CEO of RETN, on our Best Pan-European Carrier Award win at the Global Carrier Awards:

"At RETN, our relentless commitment to customers drives our continuous capacity upgrades and adoption of state-of-the-art technologies. Our dedication to ensuring top-tier performance and seamless connectivity, delivered at pace, across our network routes sets us apart in the industry. Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of RETN, as always we remain focused on meeting the dynamic requirements of our customers, acting with agility and flexibility to anticipate their growing needs and suggest them tailored solutions that help their businesses thrive. We are delighted to have been recognised by the judges, and the community, and congratulate all the other winners advancing the industry.”

About RETN

RETN is one of the fastest growing independent Eurasian network services providers, with unique resources to connect Europe and Asia. It offers a wide range of connectivity services, such as IP transit, Ethernet & VPN, Capacity, Remote peering to major IXPs, Colocation and Cloud Connect. Encompassing more than 132,000km across 865+ PoPs, it allows RETN to have maximum control of its physical network, which is running on leading equipment vendors such as Infinera, Juniper and Ciena.

RETN’s unique solution to connect Europe and Asia is built on its own homogenous DWDM and IP/MPLS Network Platform and widely branched land routes, passing through Western Europe, Eastern Europe and up to the border with China and further onwards into Southeast Asia. 

RETN provides telecommunication services throughout its Eurasian network with short lead times, industry leading uptimes, and multiple layers of redundancy.

For more information on RETN and its services, please visit the company's website at

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