Press Releases

23 October 2006     

Telecom Italia Sparkle enters into an MOU with several leading telecommunications operators to work jointly to construct a new submarine cable system linking India, Middle East and Western Europe

Telecom Italia Sparkle announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with leading international telecom service providers, Telekom Egypt, Etilsalat, Saudi Telecom and VSNL to work jointly on the construction of a new submarine cable (I-ME-WE) linking India, the Middle East and Western Europe. 

11 September 2006     
Rome and Manchester

Telecom Italia Sparkle Leads in Middle East and Med Basin IP Transit market

Renesys Corporation, a leading provider of next-generation Internet Routing and Market Intelligence solutions, today announced that its Market Intelligence Service has been chosen by Telecom Italia Sparkle, a worldwide leader in international telecommunications services, to benchmark the performance of Seabone (Telecom Italia Sparkle’s IP global backbone) and explore IP transit, peering relationships, customer prospects and competitor strategies worldwide. As an early finding using Renesys Market Intelligence, Telecom Italia Sparkle has resulted as the largest IP carrier in terms of transit relationships in the Middle East and the Mediterranean Basin, among the fastest growing markets for telecommunications services. 

18 June 2006     

Batelco and Telecom Italia Sparkle Sign Partnership Agreement

Batelco and Telecom Italia Sparkle, the international division of Telecom Italia, have signed a bilateral agreement to provide a range of data communication services to its MNC (Multi National Companies) customers and enhance the geographical reach of both parties.

04 May 2006     

Telecom Italia Sparkle is now an Associate Member of the GSM Association

Telecom Italia Sparkle, Telecom Italia Group’s international carrier, announces that it has joined the GSM Association (GSMA). Mr Arturo Danesi, Senior Vice President Marketing, explains: "Telecom Italia Sparkle supports mobile operators to improve their competitiveness by providing leading services for signalling, GRX and global MMS interworking.