Telia Carrier, Cologix expand partnership, bringing 100G services to Minneapolis

Telia Carrier has established a new point of presence (PoP) in Minneapolis within the Cologix downtown data center, the company said.

Carriers, content and cloud providers now have access to Telia Carrier´s wholesale IP transit, ethernet and IPX services to meet their connectivity needs. With its PoP in Minneapolis, Telia Carrier continues its expansion in North America to meet the demand for 100G services at the edge.

Telia Carrier was the first carrier with a 100G enabled backbone in both Europe and North America in addition to owning and operating a top-two ranked Global IP backbone. The company enables worldwide connectivity by connecting more than 200 Points of Presence (PoPs) across Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East including 63 PoPs in North America alone.

Cologix provides data center and interconnection solutions from 24 prime interconnection locations across nine strategic North American edge markets. Over 1,600 leading network, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers trust Cologix to support their business critical infrastructure and connect them to customers, vendors and partners.