23 March 2022

Top resellers 2021: Arelion, Core-Backbone & Türk Telekom International

2021 was a successful year at DE-CIX and a big part of making our interconnection ecosystems grow bigger every year, are our partners. 

We would like to thank all our partners for the good cooperation in 2021 and a special thank you goes to our top 3 resellers in 2021 – partners who brought the most networks to our Internet Exchanges: Arelion, Core-Backbone & Türk Telekom International.


Arelion, formerly Telia Carrier, is the connectivity partner of choice to the world’s largest content providers, operators, and enterprises. They own and operate a large network stretching 70,000 km across Europe, North America, and Asia with 1,700 MPLS endpoint. They have been keeping the world connected since 1993 and their global IP backbone, AS1299, is ranked number one in the world.

Through the partnership, both DE-CIX and Arelion have been providing networks from all over the world with bundled premium connectivity services in Frankfurt since 2018.

Core-Backbone – we connect the world

The Germany-based carrier Core-Backbone operates an international, secure, and high-availability network around the world. It is possible to order their services in locations like London, Singapore, and New York.  The product portfolio includes IP Transit, Layer2 Circuits, Remote peerings, and premium DDoS protection.

Core-Backbone has cooperated with DE-CIX since 2014 and has been one of our top resellers most of those years. In 2021 they also became the first network with 2x400GE access to our platform at DE-CIX Frankfurt. 

Türk Telekom International (TTI) – bridging continents

TTI is a leading telecommunication operator in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Middle East, and Asia. They provide a full range of Internet/data, infrastructure, and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet Service Providers, content providers and corporate customers. TTI has been a DE-CIX Reseller Partner since 2015 providing access to the DE-CIX Exchanges in Frankfurt and Istanbul and connecting customers from across Eastern Europe. With multiple 100Gs connected to DE-CIX, TTI has provided critical support to DE-CIX and its growth plans in the Eastern European markets.