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Sparkle Opens a New PoP in Aqaba, Jordan

Located by the Red Sea, Aqaba aims to become a gravitational hub in the Middle-Eastern region

06/06/2019 - 11:30 AM

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the opening of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Aqaba, Jordan, in cooperation with Naitel, an integrated Jordan based operator with proprietary data centers and a nationwide network.

Located by the Red Sea, Aqaba has the potential to become a gravitational hub in the Middle Eastern region, leveraging on Naitel’s open data center and on Sparkle’s international state-of-the-art network and Tier 1 global IP backbone Seabone, to deliver top performance connectivity and IP Transit to the Jordanian market as well as to neighboring countries.

We are very proud of this new initiative that strengthens Sparkle’s positioning in the Middle East” says Mario Di Mauro, CEO of Sparkle. “The new Aqaba PoP marks a further step towards the consolidation of our company as leading network provider also beyond the Mediterranean basin, providing its customers premium diversified connectivity solutions”.

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.
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Rome, 6 June 2019


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