Thursday, September 21, 2006

Global Crossing Opens Facility in Monterrey, Mexico

Global Crossing opened of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) facility in Monterrey, Mexico providing direct access to its MPLS-based IP network.

Global Crossing also has facilities in Mexico City and other locations across Central and South America. Global Crossing's fiber-optic network in Mexico runs through a terrestrial system connecting Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara and Mazatlan. Through its subsea system in the Pacific, Global Crossing connects facilities in Tijuana to the rest of its global network. In Latin America and the Caribbean, the company has facilities in 12 of the region's major cities.

Global Crossing noted that traffic from its enterprise and carrier customers in Mexico increased 64 percent in the second quarter of 2006 compared to the second quarter of 2005. Overall IP traffic more than doubled in Mexico during the same period, outpacing the company's global IP growth.

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