Arbinet Announces Exchange Delivery Point in Miami To Serve Latin American Demand
New Brunswick, NJ, April 19, 2006 – Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. [Nasdaq: ARBX], the leading electronic market for trading, routing and settling communications capacity, announces it has added a virtual Exchange Delivery Point (vEDP) at 50 NE 9th Street in Miami, Florida. This is one of a series of expansion efforts to extend geographic reach and resources to enhance Member profitability.
There has been a significant increase in Latin American Membership with notable Member additions including Telmex Argentina SA, Tricom USA, EMBRATEL, Telefonica De Argentina, Telecom Colombia, Empressa Hondurena, Entel Bolivia, Telecom Argentina and Empresa Nicaraguanese de Telecom.
"We are committed to simplifying connectivity and expanding support for our growing Membership in Latin America," says Curt Hockemeier, Arbinet President and CEO. "Latin American carriers can connect to thexchange in an expedited and cost effective way through our Miami EDP. Growth in this region will also create new buy and sell opportunities for all Members."
In addition to Miami, Arbinet Members can connect to thexchange at EDPs in New York, London, Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, and via the PacketExchange private IP backbone from 24 VoIP EDPs in Europe. Traffic is routed under the control of Arbinet’s route optimization software which allows for seamless trading regardless of a Member’s point of interconnection.
Arbinet is the leading electronic market for trading, routing and settling communications capacity. Members of the exchange, consisting primarily of communications service providers, buy and sell voice calls and Internet capacity based on route quality and price through its centralized, efficient and liquid marketplace. Members place orders through a web-based interface. Its fully automated, highly scalable trading platform matches these orders using proprietary software and delivers them through state-of-the-art facilities.
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