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Telstra, Easynet Win $4.6M Deal

LONDON -- Fitness First, the largest gym, health and fitness club in the world, has awarded a major network services contract to Telstra Global and Easynet Global Services.

The USD$4.6 million multi-year contract will provide Fitness First with a fully-managed Multiprotocol Label Switching Network (MPLS) to connect over 275 fitness centres across the world.

Fitness First Programme Manager Mark Radley said the new MPLS service would allow Fitness First to capitalise on recent strong growth in the health and fitness sector in the emerging markets with key data centres supporting regional operations as well as network management reporting across the global fitness centre network.

Telstra Global will manage over 100 sites across Asia while Easynet will manage the delivery of integrated services to 160 sites across Europe and the rest of the world. The regional expertise of both companies integrate to deliver a streamlined service with dedicated local support for Fitness First to operate more competitively in each region. Telstra Global owns one of the most technologically advanced global IP networks in the Asia Pacific region and currently supports an extensive portfolio of end-to-end solutions, including voice, mobile, broadband, IP, MPLS and managed services. Easynet delivers innovative network, hosting and cloud solutions with global reach and local expertise. The collaborative approach between the two companies to offer a single integrated solution was crucial to Fitness First as part of its decision-making process.

Telstra Corp. Ltd.
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