Cinturion Corp Ltd., and its Landing Partner in Greece, Grid Telecom, met on September 7th 2022 in the Submarine Networks World 2022 conference, held in Singapore, advancing their ongoing cooperation for the landing of TEAS - Trans Europe Asia System in Greece.

Cinturion is building TEAS to bring advanced data transport solutions, creating a telecommunications corridor between India, the Middle East and Europe.

Grid Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Independent Power Transmission Operator of Greece (IPTO) operates and develops an advanced open-access fiber network throughout Greece which is also a major data gateway to Southeast Europe.

The partnership of Cinturion and Grid Telecom is providing TEAS customers with carrier neutral open-access interconnection with leading edge connectivity and international reach across the European continent and beyond.

The TEAS network provides important and unique benefits to customers, such as low latency,strong redundancy, advanced cyber security, and high capacity.

TEAS consists of two separate paths, connecting India and the Arabian Peninsula with Europe via the Mediterranean Sea, interlinking Saudi Arabia with primary European destinations. The state-of-the-art cable system employs terrestrial and subsea routes through the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea.


TEAS Network
TEAS Network


TEAS is also the first dual path cable system of its kind, to provide geographically diverse routes that create a new protected data corridor between East and West and, thus enabling advanced services with unique optical capabilities to support modern Data Center deployments in Eurasian markets.

The capabilities of Grid Telecom extend the advantages of the TEAS into Greece and Europe, providing high value data connectivity to customers throughout the Middle East, Saudi Arabia, and India. 

Grid Telecom currently offers diverse fiber connectivity between the island of Crete and the Greek mainland, in addition to its network infrastructure abroad, leveraging its position as an emerging, open-access hub in the broader BalkanMed region. The advanced technical capabilities and business knowledge of Grid Telecom will add significant value to the partnership with Cinturion, allowing to extend the reach of TEAS throughout the Middle East and into major new European markets.