GTT adds routes to Latin America, Asia, and Africa for financial market customers

Cloud networking services provider GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT) says it now offers services on five new routes. The new fiber-optic network links, designed to provide the ultra-low latency that financial market customers require, target financial exchanges in Latin America, Asia. and Africa.

Cloud networking services provider GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT) says it now offers services on five new routes. The new fiber-optic network links, designed to provide the ultra-low latency that financial market customers require, target financial exchanges in Latin America, Asia. and Africa.

The company also announced the global launch of its Time Synchronization service.

The new routes include:

  • New York to Mexico City
  • Hong Kong to Tokyo
  • Hong Kong to Singapore
  • Mumbai to Singapore
  • Johannesburg to London.

The new routes run on GTT's recently launched Ethernet Direct service platform. The company says it will offer latency service level agreements on each service. The opening of the new routes comes on the heels of GTT's entry into Brazil and complements its existing GTT Express footprint. The company also has embarked on a series of acquisitions to expand such resources (see "GTT to buy Hibernia Networks for $590 million,""GTT Communications buys network connectivity provider Perseus," and "GTT continues fiber network expansion by acquisition with Global Capacity buy"). GTT says its low latency fiber network footprint now includes more than 60 unique routes that connect more than 130 financial exchanges globally.

The new Time Synchronization service, meanwhile, offers a single source of time across a customer's entire trading infrastructure. It enables correlation of data sets and time-stamp trade executions within sub-microsecond Coordinated Universal Time accuracy, GTT asserts.

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