TeliaSonera International Carrier Locates at Kansas City's Data Center and Internet Hub

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - November 16, 2010) - 1102 GRAND, Kansas City's data center and Internet hub, recently announced that TeliaSonera International Carrier, a global provider of cross-border communication services, established a point of presence at its building.

Paul Dahlgren, head of product management, strategy and marketing at TeliaSonera International Carrier, said that 1102 GRAND is the best carrier neutral collocation facility in Kansas City. "1102 GRAND has the critical mass of networks for interconnection and delivery of TeliaSonera International Carrier's services," said Dahlgren.

Dahlgren added, "Our customers all have one thing in common: they require best-in-class cross-border communications to carry quality services to users around the world. Online gaming providers, professional media companies and universities benefit from using TeliaSonera International Carrier communications services," said Dahlgren.

Darren Bonawitz, principal of 1102 GRAND, said that the partnership between TeliaSonera International Carrier and 1102 GRAND is extremely beneficial to customers. "1102 GRAND's customers now have the possibility to connect to Europe's largest and fastest growing IP backbone. TeliaSonera International Carrier, offers customers access to the Global IP network, transmission services and media services for ISPs, content providers, broadcasters and other large scale users," said Bonawitz.

TeliaSonera International Carrier is a global provider of cross-border communication services. It delivers IP, capacity and voice services and also provides the media, education and online gaming industries with services tailored to their specific needs. TeliaSonera International Carrier owns and operates more than 43,000 kilometers (27,000 miles) of fiber network, which covers more than 100 points of presence in 35 countries across Europe, the US and Asia. It is a leading global IP provider - the number one carrier in Europe and winner of 2009 World Communication Awards in the Best Wholesale Carrier and Best New Service categories. (

TeliaSonera International Carrier's press office for journalists can be reached at + 46-706372771

1102 GRAND is a Midwestern carrier hotel and network neutral collocation facility specifically enhanced with the infrastructure to host and provide services to an array of global network operators including carriers, service providers and enterprise customers who demand highly secure and connected, customized solutions for their core networking equipment. 1102 GRAND offers a wide array of collocation options including cabinets, cage space, suites and space for private data centers, all of which are connected to a carrier neutral Meet Me Room, housing nearly 30 carriers and service providers ( Twitter@ 1102grand

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