TELEHOUSE has announces that TeliaSoneraInternational Carrier (TSIC), a leading global IP backbone provider, is expanding its network into TELEHOUSE’s New York Chelsea data center, located at 85 10th Avenue.

The expansion marks the seventh TELEHOUSE data center in which TSIC has a network presence. The company also presently provides services in all Telehouse UK facilities, including Docklands North, West and East, TELEHOUSE Metro, TELEHOUSE Paris, Voltaire and in Germany at TELEHOUSE Frankfurt.

“We are honored to further expand our relationship,” states Satoshi Adachi, Vice President of TELEHOUSE America. “As a leading global wholesale provider with one of the world’s most wide-ranging fiber backbones, TSIC is an excellent addition to our cutting-edge, carrier neutral data center facility that is Telehouse New York Chelsea.”

Ranked one of the top two global IP backbone providers by Internet intelligence authority Renesys, TSIC owns and operates its 100G-enabled, award-winning fiber network, with over 200 PoPs worldwide and undergoing continuous network expansion.

“TSIC has maintained a long-term presence in the New York metro market, which to this day remains a critical aspect of our North American network. The addition of several strategic regional PoPs as well as the Telehouse Chelsea data center provides our customers with greater reach and network diversity throughout the New York market, as well as across the nation and into Latin America," says Ivo Pascucci, regional director, Americas for TeliaSonera International Carrier.

Chelsea, NY is TELEHOUSE’s newest data center location, which first opened for business in January 2011. The SSAE16 certified, state-of-the-art facility offers 60,000 sq ft of colocation space, accessible to authorized client personnel on a 24/7 basis, along with the full-scope of TELEHOUSE IT support. The Chelsea location also offers connection to NYIIX, New York’s largest and most active IP peering exchange, ranking in the top 10 internationally.