Korea’s KT Corp. Acquires Epsilon Telecommunications to Expand Global Presence and Accelerate Digital Transformation

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South Korea’s leading telecommunications company – KT Corp., recently announced that it has acquired Epsilon Telecommunications, headquartered in Singapore and a global connectivity provider – focused on helping businesses connect applications and data across world and within the cloud. The acquisition is in line with Epsilon’s innovation in international networking – using KT’s state-of-the-art telecommunication services, leadership, resources, and customers.

We are excited to announce the acquisition of Epsilon and welcome the team to the KT family of businesses. Epsilon provides mission-critical networking for global digital transformation and maximising the value of cloud for enterprise customers. It has a tremendous mix of technology, teams and innovation that are directly aligned with KT’s vision for enabling enterprises with digital platforms,” said Dr. Hyeonmo Ku, CEO at KT Corp. “Epsilon provides great value with its Infiny platform and global network, which offers customers an agile approach to global networking. Both companies share a vision for global digital transformation and the power that digital platforms have to change industries.

Epsilon’s NaaS (Network-as-a-service) platform Infiny offers businesses a full suite of high-performance communications and connectivity services in a seamless manner. KT will benefit from Epsilon’s fully managed connectivity solutions with automation, service orchestration, and a comprehensive approach to ensuring end-to-end service delivery. It also provides businesses with reliable connectivity – extending its services to some of the leading data centers, cloud providers, and internet exchanges using its global private backbone network.

The acquisition of Epsilon by KT is a great milestone on our company’s journey and recognition of the hard work of our teams across the globe. The timing is right to support Epsilon with new resources and the backing of a world-leader in telecommunications. We look forward to continuing to grow Epsilon and provide innovative solutions and experiences for our new and existing customers across the globe,” said Michel Robert, Chief Executive Officer at Epsilon Telecommunications.The acquisition is a logical next step for both businesses and a fantastic opportunity for customers, partners and internal teams.” 

KT gains Epsilon’s connectivity solutions to build out its presence across the Asia-Pacific region, with a primary focus on Mainland China. Using these products and services KT can expand its telecom network into new markets as well as keep existing clients happy by providing them access to more efficient cloud platforms for data storage and applications.

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