Press Release

Sparkle, the International Services arm of TIM Group and among the top ten global operators, announces the expansion of its Global IP Backbone in Asia with a new Point of Presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Opened in partnership with CMC Telecom, one of the country’s leading telecommunication service providers, the new PoP will serve one of the fastest growing IP markets in Asia, providing high performing IP Transit and Ethernet services to local ISPs and Content Providers.

Fully interconnected with Sparkle’s Tier 1-grade Global IP backbone Seabone, with access to the most important submarine cables connecting Asia to Europe – such as SEA-ME-WE 5 – the new PoP in Vietnam marks a further expansion of Sparkle’s reach across Asia, adding to the existing PoPs in Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.