The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) is Selected by China Mobile International Limited (CMI) for Pan African Expansion

The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) serves China Mobile International Limited as it continues the expansion of its global network in Africa
Djibouti City, Djibouti - September 4, 2017China Mobile International Limited (“CMI”), the subsidiary of China Mobile Limited, responsible for its international business, has selected the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) to help facilitate its global network expansion, colocation and undersea fiber cable access services in east Africa. 
With the DDC’s data center ecosystem and CMI’s network resources, CMI has marked its first step to access Africa, and will further enrich its global network resources in Pan Africa international business to meet the growing demands in the international telecommunications market.
Djibouti Data Center’s CEO Anthony Voscarides said: “We are very pleased that China Mobile International will be joining the carrier neutral DDC ecosystem. The addition of CMI further establishes the DDC ecosystem as the leading carrier neutral data center hub in east Africa serving global and regional telco’s, MNOs, ISPs, and content providers.”
Mr. Voscarides added: “Serving partners such as CMI in the neutral DDC ecosystem supports our mutual objective of making a significant contribution to Africa’s digital evolution, and will most certainly contribute to the economic development and social well-being of the region.”
The DDC will support China Mobile International to establish cable head access, cross-connect, and colocation facilities directly adjacent to Djibouti Telecom’s cable landing station. The DDC is uniquely positioned just meters from the Djibouti Telecom international fiber cable landing station, and stands out as a reliable and cost-effective gateway hub to many of the fastest growing markets and service providers in Africa.
About the Djibouti Data Center (DDC)
The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) is the first and only Tier 3 carrier-neutral data center ecosystem in east Africa with direct access to all major international and regional fiber optic systems connecting Europe, the Middle East, and Asia markets with Africa – including AAE1 and SeaMeWe5. The DDC also operates the Djibouti Internet Exchange (DjIX), a neutral and independent regional IXP.  The DjIX offers high speed, reliable, resilient, and open peering services. Both the DDC and DjIX are catalysts in east Africa that enable new applications and services that help to drive economic development and social well being in the region.  Learn more about the DDC and DjIX services at http://www.djiboutidatacenter.com

About China Mobile International
China Mobile International Limited ("CMI") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited, mainly responsible for the operation of China Mobile’s international business.   As the world’s leading telecommunications operator in terms of network scale, customer base and market value, China Mobile strives to continuously expand its global network and international business. In order to provide better services to meet the growing demand in the international telecommunications market, China Mobile established a subsidiary, CMI, in December 2010. Leveraging the strong support by China Mobile, CMI provides a full range of comprehensive international telecommunications services that includes data, mobile, voice, platform and MNC solutions across the globe.  Headquartered in Hong Kong, CMI has expanded its footprint in 17 countries and regions across the world.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. John Melick
Djibouti Data Center (DDC)
Tel:     + 1.703.627.1332
Email: jm@djboutidatacenter.com
Event & PR Manager, Marketing & Customer Care
China Mobile International Limited
E-mail: yancheng@cmi.chinamobile.com
Tel: +852 3975 6688