Tampnet chooses GTT for low latency transatlantic connectivity

GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE:GTT), the global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced that Tampnet, a provider of data networking to the offshore industry, selected GTT´s optical transport services to connect its offshore telecommunication assets in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico, the company said.

Tampnet serves more than 240 oil and gas platforms, floating production storage and offloading units, and exploration rigs.

GTT provides diversely routed wavelengths over two of its three transatlantic cables, linking Tampnet´s data centers in Manchester and Slough with its facilities in Houston and Dallas. The solution is built to enable seamless scalability up to 100GE and leverages GTT Express, the lowest latency transatlantic cable system.

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including optical transport, wide area networking, Internet, managed services, voice and video services. The company´s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, visit www.gtt.net.

Tampnet operates the largest offshore high capacity communication network in the world and serves more than 240 oil & gas platforms, FPSOs and exploration rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea. In total, Tampnet owns and operates an offshore infrastructure network based on 2,500 km of subsea fiber optic cable in the North Sea, complemented by a large number of high-capacity, carrier grade radio links and an extensive 4G LTE network.