TeliaSonera provides a solid foundation for Spelarenan

Spelarenan, Sweden’s largest online gaming portal is to use TeliaSonera International Carrier as its exclusive telecoms and collocation provider from today.

Spelarenan which has over 150,000 users has from today switched provider to TeliaSonera. They opted to place all their connectivity and collocation business with TeliaSonera based on their superior network, excellent understanding of the technical requirements of online gaming and huge customer base.

Commenting on the new closer relationship between TeliaSonera and Spelarenan part of the GameRock group, Anna Mossberg Vice President Product Management and Marketing, TeliaSonera International Carrier.“We are delighted to be working with GameRock. TeliaSonera is very committed to increasing the volume of games related traffic that uses its network and we see it as a great endorsement that Sweden’s largest gaming portal is now powered by TeliaSonera.”

Jörgen Larsson, acting CEO of GameRock responded“TeliaSonera is a major player in the European Telecommunications arena but it is their experience in and commitment to the online games market that influenced our decision to switch to them as our exclusive Telecoms provider. For an online game portal the reliability of its Telecoms provider is vital to attracting and retaining subscribers. This is why we decided to work with TeliaSonera.“

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