According to rpkom.pl, Telekom Austria has completed two separate international wholesale agreements with Polish telecoms operators – one at home and one abroad. In Austria, alternative Polish fixed line operator Netia will commence the sale of services using Telekom’s network, after agreeing terms with the Austrian company’s wholesale unit. The cooperation between the two operators will include the construction of a data transmission link and also consists of a framework agreement relating to mutual data transmission services for end-users. Going forward Netia plans to expand its IP VPN MPLS services to Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania and Croatia.
In related news, rpkom.pl has reported that Telekom Austria will provide wholesale services in the Polish market via the subsidiary JetStream Poland. Telekom is poised to construct a point of presence (PoP) in Warsaw, through which it will offer data transmission services. Telekom Austria’s JetStream unit currently offers end-to-end managed bandwidth services between Vienna, Prague, Brno, Budapest, Bratislava, Frankfurt, Munich, Ljubljana, Maribor, Zagreb, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Milan, Zurich, London, Bucharest, Timisoara and Sofia. JetStream is reportedly the latest foreign operator to enter the Polish wholesale market, after Japanese firm NTT DoCoMo and Dutch company KPN.