Sprint Continues Expansion in Major U.S. Carrier Hotels

05:02 11/29/2017

Sprint S  announced that it is continuing its strategy to expand in major carrier hotels to broaden its network and provide access at the lowest cost. The latest effort in this expansion added a new Point of Presence (PoP) at 910Telecom in Denver, Colorado. Sprint is now able to provide access to its wireline network and connectivity solutions to customers that are co-located in the data center.

Deploying in major carrier hotels is part of Sprint’s aggressive strategy to expand its IP network footprint. Accelerating adoption of cloud services, and an ever-growing mobile workforce are driving enterprises to new WAN solutions that meet their increasing need for flexibility, performance and security.

Sprint’s presence in major carrier hotels makes it easier for customers to access our comprehensive portfolio of connectivity, cloud networking solutions and Value Added Services, including SD-WAN.

“910Telecom is the most well connected data center in the Denver area and was one of our high-priority sites when we started our strategy to expand the number of carrier hotels where we have a PoP,” said Mike Fitz, President and General Manager of the Sprint Global Wireline Business Unit.

“As we continue to aggressively expand our network, deploying in a major carrier hotel 910Telecom allows us to provide access to our global all-IP network to a significant number of customers,” Fitz continued.

Sprint can now provide access to Global MPLS and Dedicate IP customers via a direct presence at 910Telecom. The new PoP provides 910Telecom’s carrier and enterprise customers access to port speed up to 100 Gig per second.

910Telecom is a carrier-neutral network-centric colocation provider, delivering reliable interconnection and secure high-performance edge data center solutions and supporting leading enterprises, network operators, cloud providers.

910Telecom enables service providers to connect, protect and optimize performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads.

“Sprint has a long history of providing a high-performance, secure network and great support for their customers,” said Eryn Taylor at 910Telecom. “We are excited to add Sprint’s global network and wide breadth of services to our facility."

Sprint Joins Gallery Furniture to Collect Toys for Houston Families in Need:

Sprint S  also teamed up with Gallery Furniture, Houston’s premier furniture store, and Samsung to collect and distribute new toys to make the spirits bright for Houston-area families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Now through December 15, shoppers can drop off a new, unwrapped toy at any of the more than 70 Sprint stores throughout the Greater Houston area. Visit Gallery Furniture’s Toy Drive for Houston website for full details.

Those who donate at local Sprint stores can also enter to win exciting prizes from Samsung and other partners valued at up $2,500.1

“The people of Houston have been through so much and we are eager to give back to the community where our employees also live, work and shop,” said John Stevens, Sprint’s Regional President for Central Texas. “Mattress Mack and the entire Gallery Furniture team have demonstrated tremendous generosity and philanthropy in the local community. We are grateful they have involved Sprint to help pay it forward to those in need throughout Houston.”

All collected toys will be delivered to Gallery Furniture North Freeway location by December 20 and will be distributed by Gallery Furniture to deserving Houston-area families on Christmas Eve.

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