Vero Internet picks Sparkle for international connectivity
Sparkle has been selected by Vero Internet, emerging internet service provider in Brazil, to provide high-speed international connectivity.
Vero Internet has approximately 350,000 subscribers and market presence in 96 cities across Brazil. in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná and Minas Gerais. By 2023 Vero Internet plans to serve 200 municipalities by investing over R$750 million ($138 million) in network expansion, acquisitions and digital transformation.
By connecting to Seabone, Sparkle’s global IP Transit backbone 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,” said José Felipe Ruppenthal, engineering director at Vero Internet.
Sparkle currently has 12 PoPs in Brazil, specifically Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Fortaleza, Salvador and Porto Alegre, as well as extensive coverage in Central and South America.
In addition, thanks to its terrestrial and subsea cables networks such as Seabras-1 cable in the Atlantic and Curie in the Pacific, Sparkle also offers four diversified routes for connectivity from South to North America ensuring complete redundancy.
In related news, earlier this month Sparkle was selected by the European Global Navigation Satellite System Agency (GSA) to deliver voice services to its offices in France, Netherlands and Spain.
Under the terms of the agreement, Sparkle will provide Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) services and related dial-in numbers to the aforementioned GSA offices.