Press Release

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the expansion of its reach in Colombia with the opening of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Bogotá.
Located at Equinix Data Center, the new PoP in Bogotá adds to the existing one in Cartagena, strengthening the performance of Sparkle’s global Tier-1 IP transit service Seabone and providing high-speed Internet connectivity to the local market as well as to international OTT’s, ISPs, Content and Application Providers.
DDoS Attack service – which grants Seabone customers the option to protect their network – and Virtual NAP solution – which allows customers to access the main Internet Exchange Points without the need of building any proprietary infrastructure – complete Sparkle’s portfolio of services offered via the Bogotá PoP.
The new PoPs in Cartagena and Bogotá confirm Sparkle’s positioning as one of the main providers in the Americas and as first global Tier-1 backbone in Latam.

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 36 countries.
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