Primus Telecommunications, which provides domestic and international switched networks, is to extend its network to the Middle East through a correspondent agreement with Cyprus Telecomms Authority (CyTA).
It will build a direct fibre-optic connection linking Primus? international gateway switch in London with CyTA?s switch in Cyprus. Primus customers will gain access to countries including Israel, Syria and Lebanon.
Primus was established in 1994 and serves 40,000 business and residential customers in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. It is licenced to carry domestic and international calls in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.
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