GCX, Sparkle expand FA-1 transatlantic partnership

Monday 9 March 2020 | 15:35 CET | News
Sparkle, the international services arm of the Telecom Italia Group, has announced an extension of its partnership with Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) by adding new spectrum capacity over the Flag Atlantic (FA-1) transatlantic system connecting Paris and London to New York. Under the terms of the deal, GCX will provide an additional terabyte of capacity on the current transatlantic link, allowing Sparkle to offer even faster and more reliable connectivity and Seabone IP transit services.

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Companies: Global Cloud Xchange / Sparkle / Telecom Italia
Countries: Italy
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