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Sparkle manages one of the largest and most advanced global network

03/30/2020 - 09:00 AM

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Sparkle is TIM Group’s fully owned Global Operator, first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten worldwide.
Its backbone of around 530,000 km of fiber spans 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.
Sparkle has a global presence based on its fully owned subsidiaries and offices in 34 countries.
Recently Sparkle announced the investment for the realization of BlueMed, a submarine multi-fiber cable linking Palermo with Genoa. The cable will cross the Tyrrhenian Sea connecting Sparkle’s Sicily Hub open data center in Palermo, which serves eighteen international cables, with Genoa’s new open landing station, directly connected to Milan’s rich digital ecosystem. BlueMed will also include multiple branches within the Tyrrhenian Sea and is set to support further extensions southbound of Sicily.

 

Key numbers 
present in  84 cities in 43 countries
158 PoPs
>1,000 PoPs through partners
41,000 km/fibre Paneuropeaon Backbone
57,500 km American Backbone
10,800 km Mediterranean Backbone
18,000 km/fibre Italian network
more than 413,000 km submarine cables
A complete range of Data and IP services, advanced  Cloud and Data Center solutions, Voice services aimed at TLC operators and Service Providers.
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, excellent routing solutions and network reliability for managing international voice traffic are ensured as well competitive prices.
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.
Sparkle’s global presence allows to offer complete and innovative solutions that integrate connectivity offer with advanced ICT services, including Data Center, Cloud and security, together with vertical solutions for the financial, medical and media segments.
Sparkle’s service portfolio is directly aimed at Corporate Clients as well as at TLC Operators, Service Providers and System Integrators who wish to globally expand their offer of innovative and customized solutions for business segment.

The latest press releases

March 9, 2020

Global Cloud Xchange and Sparkle Extend Their Partnership over the FA-1 Transatlantic System ...

February 12, 2020

Sparkle Powers Daikin’s European Digital Connections ...

January 21, 2020

Sparkle Lays Foundation Stone of Its Fourth Data Center in Greece ...

"The World’s Communication Platform”: the new video shows the journey around the Earth of a spark (which recalls the company name) that illuminates the terrestrial and submarine cables of the optical fiber as it passes through them.

The symbolic itinerary of the spark begins and ends in Europe, passing through Africa, America, Asia and the Middle East. The scenes of the connections that branch on our planet alternate with aerial views of some international locations, chosen to set the story of the records achieved by the company in each area, reflecting Sparkle's leadership in the international telecommunications market.   

Watch the video