Rome – 9 March 2020: Global Cloud Xchange, the leading provider of global managed next-generation networks, and Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, today announced the extension of their partnership by adding new spectrum capacity over the Flag Atlantic (FA-1) transatlantic system connecting Paris and London to New York.

Under the agreement, GCX will provide additional terabyte of capacity on the current transatlantic connectivity, thus enabling Sparkle to offer even faster and more reliable City2City connectivity and Seabone IP Transit services over one of the world’s most growing corridors.

“By partnering with GCX we significantly enhanced our connectivity offer between Europe and the Americas,” said Daniele Mancuso, Chief Marketing Solutions & Business Development Officer at Sparkle. “GCX’s network gives us unparalleled access to secure and stable bandwidth.”

“We are thrilled to extend our strong partnership with Sparkle,” said Rory Cole, CEO of GCX. “We remain fully committed to ensuring our customers and partners have access to an agile, resilient, and expansive network. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with Sparkle as their trusted bandwidth provider, enabling them to provide worldwide connectivity seamlessly and efficiently to their customers.”

The latest partnership renewal between GCX and Sparkle builds upon a long-standing relationship between the two companies. GCX’s expansive global network facilitates digital transformation with bandwidth services available to enterprises, OTTs, content providers, and telecom carriers up to 100Gbps.

ABOUT GLOBAL CLOUD XCHANGE

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) offers network services which power digital transformation for enterprises, new media providers, and telecoms carriers. We cover all aspects of cloud-centric connectivity from managed SD-WAN and hybrid networks, to direct Cloud connections and 100 Gbps+ waves. With a pedigree going back 30+ years, GCX are experts in providing connectivity throughout the Emerging Markets Corridor into Asia via the vast GCX subsea network (the world’s largest private submarine cable network), with extensions available into more than 200 countries worldwide. www.globalcloudxchange.com

ABOUT SPARKLE

Sparkle is TIM Group’s fully owned Global Operator, first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten worldwide, with a proprietary backbone of around 530,000 km of fiber spanning from Europe to Africa, the Americas and Asia. Leveraging its global IP, Data, Cloud, Data Center, Mobile Data and Voice Platforms, Sparkle offers a full range of ICT solutions to Internet Service Providers, OTTs, Media and Content Players, Application Service Providers, Fixed and Mobile operators as well as Multinational Enterprises. Its sales force is active worldwide and distributed over 33 countries.

Find out more about Sparkle at tisparkle.com

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