Telstra-TFL collaboration to enhance data security, connectivity

Oct 24, 2023 | Blog, News

Telecom Fiji Limited (TFL) has recently announced a partnership with Australia’s Telstra Corporation, set to significantly enhance data security and internet speed. TFL revealed in a statement that this collaboration would establish direct network connectivity between the two telecom giants through an International Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Network-Network Interface (NNI).

This development links TFL’s second Point of Presence (POP) in Sydney, creating seamless connections for local organisations in Fiji and the region with their overseas branches via the Telecom-Telstra NNI link.

The partnership between TFL and Telstra signifies a milestone in expanding international connectivity for business customers, not only in Australia but globally. It represents a leap forward in the telecommunications landscape, promising superior user experiences, streamlined international communication, and a solid foundation for future innovations.

TFL emphasises that the newly commissioned MPLS NNI underscores their commitment to providing secure, reliable, and efficient connectivity for customers. Mesake Tuinabua, TFL’s Chief Technical Officer, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “We are taking a momentous leap forward in revolutionising our telecommunications landscape.” He assured that customers would enjoy heightened data security, significantly improved delivery speeds, and an unparalleled telecommunications experience.

Telecom Fiji, the backbone telecommunications network provider in Fiji, continues to lead the industry by offering innovative ICT solutions and services. This partnership not only solidifies their position in the region but also opens up new avenues for international business growth and connectivity. With the focus on cutting-edge technologies and personalised support, Telecom Fiji remains at the forefront of the telecommunications sector.