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National Carrier for Nicaragua, Enitel Connects to Arbinet’s Wholesale Carrier Services


National Carrier for Nicaragua, Enitel Connects to Arbinet’s Wholesale Carrier Services

Partnership with Arbinet Enables Enitel (Empresa Nicaragüense de Telecomunicaciones) to Terminate and Originate Calls over the Arbinet Network
New York, NY, USA – November 10, 2009Arbinet Corporation. [Nasdaq: ARBX], today announces that leading mobile provider and Nicaraguan PTT, Enitel (Empresa Nicaragüense de Telecomunicaciones), will use Arbinet’s new wholesale Carrier Service interface for termination and origination of international calls. Enitel will benefit from Arbinet’s scale, global reach and sophisticated routing capabilities to deliver high quality, lower cost international calling to its customers in Nicaragua. Arbinet gains reliable, high quality termination capacity in Nicaragua for its retail and wholesale customers.

“We are pleased to welcome Enitel to the Arbinet Network. Central America is one of the fastest growing regions for telecom usage in the world. As the only truly integrated Nicaraguan telecom operator with the leading market share in mobile, a nationwide fixed network and the country’s leading cable system, Enitel’s partnership with Arbinet offers benefits to our customers and traffic for our suppliers,” states Dan Powdermaker, Arbinet’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Arbinet Carrier Services is an ideal service for companies like ENITEL. It will enable Arbinet’s customers to terminate their traffic to Nicaragua with high quality standards. Additionally, Enitel can utilize our Private ExchangeSM service to aggregate existing interconnections and reduce costs and complexity in the management of its interconnections with its customer´s networks.

“As the leading fixed and mobile telecom carrier in Nicaragua, having the right international voice partner is critical for us to compete in our market and to give our retail customers the high-quality, cost effective international voice service they want,” said Víctor García, Chief of Regulatory and Interconnection of Enitel.  

Arbinet Carrier Services has no fees, features a single invoice and uses supplier codes in its wholesale routing plans. Sophisticated blending algorithms enable Arbinet to generate Routing Tables based on specific quality and pricing requirements. An integrated Quoting System enables Arbinet to easily quote rates and buy supply from Carrier Service customers and suppliers. 

Arbinet’s voice termination and origination options also include Private Exchange, an easy, low-risk outsourcing approach, and thexchange™, the industry’s leading Exchange marketplace for buying and selling voice communications. For more information about Arbinet’s Carrier Services, thexchange™, Private Exchangesm (PEX) or Arbinet Data Exchange, please visit or e-mail [email protected].     

About Arbinet

Arbinet is a leading provider of international voice and IP solutions to carriers and service providers globally. With more than 1100 carriers across the world connected to the Arbinet Network, Arbinet combines global scale with sophisticated platform intelligence, call routing and industry leading credit management and settlement capabilities. Customers and suppliers include many leading fixed line, mobile, wholesale and VoIP carriers as well as calling card, ISPs and content providers around the world who buy and sell voice and IP telecommunications capacity and content. For more information, please visit or call +1.917.320.2000 or email [email protected].

About Enitel

Enitel is the leading Nicaraguan company in all mobile, fixed, broadband, data and IP services. Covering Central America, Enitel´s Fiber Optical Network offers voice and data solutions based on SDH, full MPLS and IP.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding anticipated future revenues, growth, capital expenditures, management’s future expansion plans, expected product and service developments or enhancements, discussions of strategy, and future operating results. Various risks and uncertainties may cause Arbinet’s actual results to differ materially. Please refer to Part I, Item 1A of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2009, and other filings that have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Arbinet assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise and such statements are current only as of the date they are made.

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