Within Telecom Italia Group, the "Bel Paese" telecommunications giant, worldwide operator with more than 30 Billion Euros annual revenues, TIS Sparkle is a full service International provider, offering a complete range of solutions : voice services, IP, bandwidth and data services for fixed and mobile operators, ISPs and multinational corporations.
A consortium of nine leading international telcos have signed the Construction and Maintenance Agreement (C&MA) and the Supply Contract for a high-capacity fiber-optic submarine cable system that stretches from Mumbai, India to Catania, Italy and Marseille France via Gulf and Middle East. IMEWE - India, Middle East, Western Europe - the three fibre pair, new generation submarine cable system shall have minimum design capacity of 3.84 terabits per second and cover a distance of approximately 13,000 kilometers.
During the recent telecommunications outage caused by breakdowns in major Mediterranean cables, clients of Telecom Italia Sparkle, the Telecom Italia Group's international carrier, were able to re-route traffic via Sparkle's network and thus quickly restore services.
Tunisie Telecom recently announced an upgrade of its international IP transit connectivity with Seabone, Telecom Italia Sparkle Internet backbone, through the activation of a new 622 Mbit/s port in Palermo.
TI Sparkle expands international VoIP services portfolio with Acme Packet Net-Net session border controllers and Acme Packet Connected Universe.