24 November 2017     

Sparkle wins Enterprise application of the year for Media at MEF17 Excellence Awards

The award recognizes the innovation of a new proposition developed in partnership with Aldea Solutions that provides high performance end-to-end permanent and occasional video services

Rome, 24 November 2017
Sparkle, the international services arm of TIM Group and among top 10 global operators, wins the Enterprise application of the year for Media Award at the MEF Excellence Awards ceremony, held last week in Orlando, Florida.

The award recognizes the most innovative service application that meets the requirements of Media players such as Broadcasters, Content Providers and Final Diffusion Networks ensuring top performance and global coverage.

Sparkle and Aldea have developed a joint media solution that leverages both the superior performance of Carrier Ethernet along with the flexibility permitted by Bandwidth on Demand. When applied to the video transport layer of the network, this joint media solution caters perfectly to the constantly evolving needs of the media industry for both permanent and occasional use video services, transport of linear channels along with the highest quality video solutions required for special events.

The Sparkle-Aldea joint media solution will be available to customers starting next December.

The prestigious Awards program is part of MEF 17, the world’s largest  industry gathering focused on high-performance Carrier Ethernet services and advanced automation and virtualization network services powered by LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), NFV, SDN, and CE 2.0 networking technologies.

With its over 210 associate member companies, MEF is enabling service providers to create a global ecosystem of networks that deliver on-demand services for the digital economy and hyper-connected world.                                                                        

About Aldea
Aldea Solutions Inc. is a leading provider of high quality video services and solutions for the television and media industries. The Company provides end-to-end worldwide transmission and content distribution services and operates an extensive fibre-based network with points-of-service in major cities throughout the Americas and Europe. The Aldea video network covers 33 cities and 23 countries: Miami, New York, Washington D.C, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Orlando (USA), Toronto, Montreal (Canada), Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey (Mexico), Lima (Peru), Caracas (Venezuela), Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo (Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogota (Colombia), Panama City (Panama), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Guayaquil (Ecuador), Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Guatemala City (Guatemala), Montevideo (Uruguay), Paris (France), London (UK), Madrid (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal),Stockholm (Sweden), Milan, Palermo (Italy), Sofia (Bulgaria), and Istanbul (Turkey). Aldea is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Marcatel Group. Learn more about Aldea at www.aldea.tv

Aldea Solutions Inc. Media Contact:
Larry Tonon
Marketing Manager
+15144614136 x 3025