Sparkle to Provide High-Speed International Connectivity to Vero Internet
New confirmation for Sparkle as a reference provider for international connectivity in Brazil
Rome / São Paulo, 9 February 2021
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, has been selected by Vero Internet, emerging player in the Brazilian market, to provide high-speed international connectivity.
Vero Internet is an alternative, fast growing Internet Service Provider with approximately 350,000 subscribers and market presence in 96 cities in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná and Minas Gerais. By 2023 the operator plans to serve 200 municipalities by investing over R$ 750 million on network expansion, acquisitions and digital transformation.
By connecting with Sparkle’s global IP Transit backbone Seabone, the first Tier-1 backbone in Latam, Vero Internet gains low latency and high-speed access to the Global Internet. “Partnering with Sparkle enables us to get high-speed access to global contents and thus improve the navigation experience of our customers. This is a great competitive advantage for us”, commented José Felipe Ruppenthal, Engineering Director at Vero Internet.
With twelve PoPs in Brazil - in Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Fortaleza, Salvador and Porto Alegre – and an extensive coverage in Central and South America, Sparkle sets itself as the reference partner for Brazilian network providers, ISPs, OTT’s, Content and Application Providers seeking for low latency and top performing connectivity within Brazil and across the Americas. In addition, thanks to its terrestrial and submarine networks - including the two “digital highways” Seabras-1 cable in the Atlantic and Curie in the Pacific - Sparkle provides four diversified routes for connectivity from South to North America ensuring complete redundancy and a top quality data experience.
Vero is a Brazilian telecom company focused in FTTH and formed by the merger of internet service providers led by Vinci Partners. Currently, the company serves 96 cities in the interior of Minas Gerais, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná, with a plan to reach more than 200 municipalities by 2023, with a customer oriented culture, ensuring best in class service, with agile and uncomplicated mindset.