KPNQwest Brings Broadband to Finland

KPNQwest to deliver high-capacity IP Transit link for Helsinki TV

April 2, 2002

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HELSINKI -- KPNQwest, the leading pan-European data communications and hosting company, has announced today that it will provide Helsinki Television (HTV), Finland's largest cable television company, with a high capacity IP Transit link with in-built redundancy. The IP link will provide a macro-capacity connection for Helsinki Television to support the firm's range of broadband Internet services. The multi-million Euro three-year agreement will provide an extremely high bandwidth connection which will be fully redundant, using fibre-optic cables to ensure that HTV's customers benefit from entirely reliable and better quality international and national web connections. "Internet backbone reliability, reach and Quality of Service are the key business drivers for Helsinki Television, so their selection of KPNQwest shows we are getting things right," said Bill Freeze, Chief Operating Officer, KPNQwest. "We are continuously developing Europe's largest IP backbone to provide industry leading connectivity and packet delivery performance. We are confident that this development effort will ensure a superior Internet usage experience for Helsinki Television's customers." KPNQwest NV

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