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09/01/2017 - 01:00 PM

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Sparkle: a global presence based on its fully owned companies and offices in 37 countries. It  manages one of the largest and most advanced global network.

Sparkle is the Group’s global operator  and among top 10 international service providers worldwide, offering a complete range of IP, Data, Cloud, Data Center, Mobile and Voice services to Fixed and Mobile Operators, ISPs, OTTs, Media & Content Players, Application Service Providers and Multinational Corporations (MNCs).

Recently Sparkle announced long term investment of over USD 300 million for the realization of a network system in the Americas based on three fiber pairs out of the total six pairs composing Seabras-1.

Through Seabras-1, the only submarine cable system directly connecting Sao Paulo  to New York, Sparkle will support the fast growing demand of capacity originating in South America, especially Brazil, along the South to North America route, one of the most relevant IP traffic streams globally.

Key numbers
74 cities in 37 countries
122 Point of Presence (PoP)
>1,000 PoPs through partners
45,000 km/fibre Pan European backbone
36,000 km Latin America network
10,800 km Mediterranean backbone
over 450,000 km submarine cables

A complete range of Data, IP and Voice services aimed at TLC operators.
Through a highly reliable “state-of-the-art” proprietary IP backbone with global and widespread coverage, advanced Data and IP solutions are proposed which allow operators to expand or consolidate their network coverage and to provide their clients with a secure international IP connection, connection directly reaching any content on the Global Internet.
Integrated data and voice solutions are also provided for the needs of the corporate customers of partner operators. Furthermore, thanks to a high number of interconnections with other operators worldwide, competitive prices are ensured as well as excellent routing solutions and network reliability for managing international voice traffic.

A proprietary and advanced global IP backbone which makes it possible to offer a vast range of innovative mobile and MPLS solutions aimed to Service Providers with added value, in addition to traditional connectivity services.  

In addition to the traditional services of ITU/ANSI and GRX conversion, the offer also includes advanced services such as SMS and MMS hubbing and added value services such as anti-fraud and anti-spam. The international Roaming Hub services represent an opportunity to rapidly expand and consolidate international roaming services without the need to negotiate and manage a multitude of bilateral roaming agreements. Full support of 4G roaming is also offered via LTE/Diameter service.
Thanks to these innovative services Mobile Operators are able to provide roaming services with mobile telephony operators throughout the world including many functionalities with added value such as traffic steering.

The presence in Europe, in the Mediterranean basin and in North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, and in the Americas, means innovative solutions can be offered at global level which range from simple connectivity to integrated solutions for Cloud, data, video, VoIP and added value services with the highest level of end-to-end service performances.
This offer is directly aimed at Corporate Customers and at many TLC operators throughout the world that use these solutions to serve their business customers and extend their direct coverage at global level.

May 2017: Sparkle arrives in Moscow

Sparkle opens a new Point of Presence of its global backbone in Moscow.

Thanks to it the Russian enterprises, significantly present in the Mediterranean Basin, can access to Sparkle’s MPLS (Multi Protocol Label Switching) and Carrier Ethernet solutions. And the Italian corporate market that sees Russia as a main destination can improve its competitiveness in that country. 

Located at a carrier neutral Data Centre, the new PoP will provide a direct route to all of Sparkle’s regional Data Centers in Greece, Turkey and Italy including Sicily Hub, placed in Palermo.

Sparkles is already present in the region with PoPs  in Sofia, Bucharest, Tbilisi, Athens, Istanbul and Tirana.

Read the press release