PCCW Global and Cyta enhance their Ethernet services

HONG KONG, October 26, 2011

PCCW Global Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications provider, PCCW Limited, and Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta), Cyprus’ primary telecommunications provider, have jointly enhanced their Ethernet services for improved international network connectivity coverage and service availability to more than 70 countries.

Through the collaboration, PCCW Global and Cyta can provide a suite of Ethernet solutions riding on their MPLS network platforms to meet customers’ demands for high quality and cost-effective international connectivity. 

Mr. Frederick Chui, PCCW Global’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales, said, “Cyta is our long-standing partner in MPLS connectivity and it owns one of the most extensive networks in the Mediterranean region. We are delighted to extend our relationship into the Ethernet services as it complements our commitment to providing our customers with integrated global communications solutions of the highest quality.” 

Mr. Yiannis Koulias, Cyta’s Director of National & International Wholesale Market, said, “The enhancement of our international MPLS services through the introduction of global Ethernet services enables Cyta to provide new, state-of-the-art solutions to its customers. The cooperation with our long-standing partner PCCW Global, a leader in this field, provides Cyta with the capability to extend its network deployment in most areas of the world.”

About PCCW Limited

PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is the holding company of HKT Group Holdings Limited (HKT), Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications provider and a world-class player in Information and Communications Technologies. PCCW also holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and overseas investments including the wholly-owned UK Broadband Limited.

As the provider of Hong Kong's first quadruple-play experience, PCCW/HKT offers a range of innovative media content and services across four platforms - fixed-line, broadband Internet access, TV and mobile. In addition, the Group meets the sophisticated needs of the local and international business community, while supporting network operators with cutting-edge technical services and handling large-scale IT outsourcing projects for public and private sector organizations. To learn more about PCCW and HKT, please visit www.pccw.com.

About PCCW Global

PCCW Global is an operating division of HKT Group Holdings Limited (HKT), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCCW Limited and holds the PCCW Group's telecoms services, media and IT solutions businesses. PCCW/HKT is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider and a world-class player in Information & Communications Technologies.

With centers in Hong Kong, Herndon, Virginia in the US, Paris in France, and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, plus teams based in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, PCCW Global serves the voice and data needs of multinational enterprises, as well as the operational requirements of service providers. Covering more than 1,500 cities and 110 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include Ethernet solutions, IP solutions, fiber and satellite transmission solutions, managed services and solutions, and voice services. To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit, please visit www.pccwglobal.com.

About Cyta

Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta) is the primary telecommunications provider in Cyprus. Its product portfolio covers the whole spectrum of electronic communications ranging from fixed and mobile telephony to internet service provision and broadband applications.

Cyta, through its strategic business unit Cytaglobal, is particularly active in the area of international submarine fibre optic cables, providing wholesale products and services on a global basis, and has established Cyprus as a regional telecommunication hub in the Eastern Mediterranean. To learn more about Cyta and Cytaglobal please visit www.cytaglobal.com.

For more information, please contact:

Ivan Ho

Group Communications

PCCW Limited

Tel: +852 2883 8747

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Constantinos Theophilou

International MPLS Networks and Platforms, Cytaglobal

Cyta 

Tel:+357 22701936

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