Posted by : Randy Cooper in (CDN)

CDN War intensifies in Europe as TeliaSonera enters the fray

From Dan Rayburn, Seeking Alpha:

telia-soneraWith all the carriers and telcos entering the CDN space of late, it’s no surprise that European carrier TeliaSonera (TLSNF.PK) plans to enter the CDN market and will probably make the announcement at the MIPTV show in Cannes next month.

TeliaSonera is the number one carrier of IP traffic in Europe and its website says the company provides direct connections to its network for more than 80% of all European broadband service providers. It basically owns the vast majority of eyeballs in Europe. Currently, many of the CDNs who have delivery services in Europe buy from TeliaSonera and it appears as if it now wants to cut out the CDNs and take that business on themselves.

Read the rest of Dan’s article:

Remember where you heard it first? Telcos are on the attack across the globe!


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