DT Global Carrier provides direct int'l voice termination to Tigo Guatemala

Bonn, Guatemala, June 29 – Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier and Comunicaciones Celulares, S.A. (Tigo Guatemala) today announced a partnership to terminate voice traffic into the network of Tigo Guatemala. As part of this collaboration, Deutsche Telekom will be the preferred partner of Tigo Guatemala to consolidate traffic into their network via its interconnection.

By joining forces, Tigo Guatemala and Deutsche Telekom are helping improve the quality of life for Guatemalans residing in other countries.

Now, they have increased access to international voice products and offers based on their communication needs. This action aims to attract new customers and strengthen the position of both companies in Central America and Europe.

Victor Aldana, International Business Manager at Guatemala Tigo, said, “We strongly believe this partnership will bring many opportunities to both our companies. Collaborating with Deutsche Telekom will allow us to accelerate the expansion of our interconnections, and will provide the infrastructure needed for more dynamic collaboration with many of the leading retailers in the United States. Deutsche Telekom has a proven track record of efficiency and transparent processes.”

Tamás Sándor, VP Voice & Mobile Services at Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier added: ”We are looking forward to the opportunity to be the preferred partner of Tigo Guatemala to aggregate traffic to Tigo’s network. We believe we can add great value to Tigo by collecting traffic from our extensive international customer base, providing outstanding quality and user experience, and improving commercials by reducing fraud. The co-operation is an important milestone in our strategy to extend our footprint.”

About Comunicaciones Celulares S.A.) (Tigo Guatemala)
COMCEL (“Tigo Guatemala”) is the leading provider of mobile communications services in Guatemala, providing communications, data, entertainment and solutions services under the Tigo brand across the most extensive 2G, 3G and 4G networks in the country. The Company was established in 1990 as the first mobile operator in Guatemala and has maintained a market-leading position since 2007, following the entry of additional mobile operators in 1999. Tigo Guatemala is continuously evolving beyond traditional mobile communications and data services to offer a combination of corporate solutions, fixed-line, cable TV, broadband services and MFS to residential, retail and business customers in Guatemala.

About Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier
Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier is the international wholesale division of Deutsche Telekom. We offer a comprehensive portfolio for all the needs of a rapidly transforming telco industry. One that is continually updated to provide fast, innovative solutions for future technologies and challenges. As one of the world’s leading carriers, we are able to satisfy the requirements of Deutsche Telekom Group’s international affiliates and more than 900 external customers worldwide.
With more than 20 years of experience in the international wholesale communication market, Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier offers next-generation platforms, extensive networks, a global backbone, 360 degrees of security, tailor-made solutions, worldwide connectivity, and much more.
The cutting-edge offerings of Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier include the following business segments:

  • Voice & Mobile Services: market leader for voice termination and innovative, profitable mobile enablement. 
  • Internet & Content Services: one of the premier European internet and content players.
  • Access & Transport Services: securely connecting customer’s global sites with a major European multi-service provider.
  • Commercial Roaming Services: seamless international roaming with one of the largest networks in the world.
  • In-Flight & Connectivity Services: broadband connectivity on short, mid and long-haul flights around the globe.

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