November 04, 2009 23:59 ET

CAT Selects Tinet for Global High Availability IP Transit

MILAN, ITALY--(Marketwire - November 4, 2009) - Tinet, formerly the carrier arm of Tiscali Group, the only global carrier exclusively committed to the IP and Ethernet wholesale market, and CAT Telecom Public Company Limited (CAT), the Thai state-owned telecommunications company, announce today CAT's selection of Tinet's IP-Flow IP Transit service in key cities in Europe. The additional ports in these European markets provide CAT additional global reach for communications to and from Thailand.

CAT owns Thailand's international telecommunications infrastructure including its Internet gateways, satellite and submarine networks connections and is one of the main communication gateways in Thailand. The Tinet IP connections will be used primarily to support CAT's extensive base of customers, including corporate and consumer markets, as well as local and regional Internet Service Providers (ISPs).

"We chose Tinet because of its comprehensive BGP communities, dDoS mitigations and global peering relationships," states Mr. Jirayut Rungsrithong, President of CAT. "Their network-wide dDoS protection provides CAT a secure network infrastructure to support our world class ICT solutions." CAT requires high quality, connectivity solutions to meet the increasing network demands from across its five business units including International Call Service, CDMA, Data Communications, IT Security, and E-Business segments.

"The CAT partnership exemplifies Tinet's core purpose -- to provide specialized, quality Global IP solutions," states Paolo Gambini, Chief Marketing Officer of Tinet. "As the leading provider for Thailand, CAT has selected Tinet to ensure it continues to deliver high quality network services over its advanced technology infrastructure, even as capacity demands rise."

Tinet's Global IP backbone is available on three continents with network reach to five continents worldwide. Tinet is the world's largest IPv6 network utilizing 100% Juniper Networks-based technology and the network is ranked in the top ten by CAIDA, Renesys and Knodes Index. Tinet's network delivers maximum performance and high availability, which is critical to global telecommunications companies such as CAT.

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About CAT:

CAT, Thailand's first provider of data communication services, has committed to continuously develop our network and services. With years of experience and expertise in the business, CAT can assure its customers of excellent service, global network coverage and state-of-the-art infrastructure that meets the international standard.

Customers can be fully confident in our fiber network, 30,000 kilometers long across the country, which is linked to the global network via our four cable landing stations (Petchaburi, Songkhla, Chonburi, and Satun), and three satellite earth stations (Sriracha, Ubol Ratchathani, and Nonthaburi). CAT has still taken the lead in building IP Core network with a total bandwidth capacity of 40 Gbps, the largest in Thailand. In addition to the effective network, we provide network management system, consultancy service by a skillful team of engineers and sales, and call centers. All of these are made available to ensure that our customers receive the best thing.

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About Tinet:

Tinet, formerly the carrier arm of Tiscali Group, is the only global carrier exclusively committed to the IP and Ethernet wholesale market. With network presence and customers in EMEA, Americas and APAC, Tinet provides global IP Transit and Ethernet connectivity to Carriers, Service and Content Providers worldwide, within 7 working days. The carrier guarantees customers proactive management of SLAs and protection from DDoS attacks.

Established in 2002, Tinet's unique business model, based on focus and simplicity, assures the delivery of the highest standard of service. Tinet has grown to become one of the top 10 global IPv4 backbones and the number one IPv6 network worldwide.

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