With a history of experience and know-how in a multitude of markets, Sparkle owns and manages a global and technologically advanced proprietary network of about 530.000 km of fiber which include three major regional systems in Europe, the Mediterranean (the former MedNautilus backbone) and the Americas (former LANautilus backbone, now Sparkle Americas) as well as an extensive ownership in major international submarine cables.
Thanks to a state-of-the-art advanced global backbone and through an extensive worldwide commercial presence distributed over 33 countries, Sparkle ranks #10 globally for voice traffic while #7 worldwide for IP.
AFIBER has delivered fiber optic connectivity to Sparkle in a few business-days, providing mission critical connectivity for their customer and infrastructure backbone.
Jochem de Gruyter – CEO at AFIBER
“Over the past years we have built deep expertise, support systems and proven people-driven projects that drive value to the needs and requirements of demanding international telecommunication clients. Both our teams have successfully worked together in delivering the network connections to distribute and manage high performance data across data centers more effectively. I’m proud supporting Sparkle and their teams delivering value and dedication to make sure they experience the best of our people, communication and optical transport services.
AFIBER empowers clients with software controlled, network-independent optical transmission services. We operate fiber networks with elastic optical transmission capabilities. Our clients range from national SMB’s to global enterprises with over $100bn in yearly revenues.
AFIBER services are built on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology and connectivity efficiencies to allow customers integrate, distribute and manage high performance data transport across organizations, data centers and customers more effectively.
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