Verizon Business announces major Russian partnership

Verizon Business announced today an agreement with Russian telco Synterra that will give Synterra's Russian customers access to Verizon's global network, according to the companies. Through the deal, Verizon gains access to a Synterra data center in Moscow, from which it will deliver data and voice services to other major Russian cities.

Verizon anticipates the deal will help it acquire customers in this large, emerging market, according to the release. The companies also chose to have the announcement coincide with the U.S.-Russian Presidential Summit as a symbolic gesture. 

For more:
- see the press release here 

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