Geo Provides Bespoke Core Network to Tiscali

Geo, a Hutchison Whampoa company and leading provider of bespoke fibre networks, announces today that Tiscali UK Limited has signed a 15-year contract with Geo to provide it with a national core network. Tiscali is one of Europe’s main independent European telecommunications companies, with one of the largest and most interconnected IP networks in the world.

Geo is providing Tiscali with dedicated pairs of fibre optic cable and co-location services across the Geo network, from Edinburgh and Glasgow, to London and Bristol, including all major centres in between, to create a bespoke core network for Tiscali. This core network will play a critical role in enabling Tiscali to meet the fast growing requirements of its broadband customers and also to expand its IPTV service offering to its customers throughout the UK. Geo’s bespoke core network will enable Tiscali to continue to roll out IPTV and other high bandwidth services to its customers across the UK.

Mary Turner, CEO, Tiscali UK says; “Tiscali’s investment in Local Loop Unbundling throughout the UK demands a core network that accommodates rapid bandwidth growth and technological flexibility. Our use of Geo’s state of the art fibre network will allow us to develop and roll out new products and services to our customers,.”

“Geo offers a high quality national fibre network which is free of legacy equipment enabling large UK businesses such as Tiscali to serve their customers much more effectively,” added Chris Smedley, Chief Executive, Geo. “We are really pleased to be able to offer Tiscali a solution that not only meets its requirements today, but will continue to meet them well into the future.”