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Press Release -- May 14th, 2015
Source: TeliaSonera AB, Unite Private Networks

TeliaSonera International Carrier partners with Unite Private Networks

TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) and Unite Private Networks today announces cooperation for optical fiber network and IP transit services.

TeliaSonera International Carrier, continues to expand its capability in north America. TSIC has reached agreement to expand in the Dallas metro leasing UPN’s fiber over which it will run its super-channel based 100G-enabled network.

“Despite our European origins and expanding into the Middle East in the spring, North America is now ‘home’ to 40% of our 61500 km global fiber network. Working with UPN helps us meet more customers locally and support Mexican and Latin American customers who connect through Dallas. says Ivo Pascucci, Regional Director Americas at TeliaSonera International Carrier Inc.

Under the partnership, UPN will use TSICs long haul connectivity capability including wavelengths and IP transit service to meet its growing demand for global internet access.

We are very pleased to further our relationship with TSIC, said Steve Hartman, Vice President of Enterprise Sales at UPN. “Through this partnership with TSIC, UPN continues to expand our metro markets in support of a full range of IP/Ethernet products and dark fiber solutions to support the changing needs of our customers.”

Unite Private Networks’ next generation dark fiber gives customers access to higher speed connections to meet ever-growing bandwidth needs for specific applications such as storage management, virtualization strategies, business continuity and disaster recovery, as well as transaction data back-up to off-site or data center locations. Our clients receive immediate benefits that include private, dedicated, 100 percent secure bandwidth with optical ports and the entire wavelength dedicated for exclusive use.

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Media Inquiries:

TeliaSonera International Carrier
Charlotte Züger, Head of Communications,, + 46 703200383

Unite Private Networks
Brandi Tubb, Marketing Coordinator, +1 816.903.9400
About TeliaSonera International Carrier
TeliaSonera International Carrier owns and operates one of the world’s most extensive fiber backbones. Our mission is to provide exceptional network infrastructure and services – empowering individuals, businesses and societies to execute their most critical activities. By working close to our customers, we make big ideas happen at the speed of fiber. Discover more at

About Unite Private Networks
UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information, visit

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