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August 19th, 2016

WTA Awards The Moosburg Teleport With Full Certification

Full certification from the World Teleport Association (WTA) is an event worthy of celebration—and, hopefully, Horizon Teleports GmbH will be doing just that as their Moosburg Teleport has achieved Tier 3 Certification under the organization's "Teleport Certification Program."

WTA’s Teleport Certification Program aims to serve teleport operators and their customers by creating an objective, transparent, and internationally accepted method for teleport operators to document the quality of their operations for customers and strategic partners. It also aims to provide a means for customers to select teleport vendors delivering the price-performance level that is appropriate for their applications. Select this direct link for a list of certified teleports.

To achieve Full Certification under WTA’s program, a teleport operator completes a +170-item questionnaire and submits it to WTA.  The Association analyzes the data based on standards established by its Certification Committee and issues a Provisional Certification based on the self-reported information.  An auditor is then dispatched to visit the teleport, provide independent validation of the data submitted in the questionnaire, and identify additional factors that may positively or negatively affect the score. Full Certification is issued at a Tier number from 1 through 4, of which 4 represents the highest degree of excellence, and remains in effect for 3 years.

“We congratulate Horizon Teleport on achieving a Tier 3 Certification in WTA’s Teleport Certification program,” said WTA Executive Director Robert Bell, adding that this award is the conclusion of a grueling process of examination and evaluation and a mark of true distinction in our industry.