SOURCE: GlobeNet


February 06, 2015 08:00 ET

GlobeNet Announces the Opening of New Brazil Office

New Office Features a New Point of Presence Enabling Direct Connectivity to the U.S.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 6, 2015) - GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of Latin and North America data network services, announces the opening of its newest office, located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new office features a modern design and is located in one of the most connected buildings in the country, Rio's RB1. GlobeNet held a customer event to showcase its new location on February 4th, 2015.

GlobeNet is also deploying a new Point of Presence (PoP) in this building. The PoP will feature diverse network paths to its award-winning submarine cable system and supports GlobeNet's product portfolio, thus facilitating customer connectivity and International services.

"We are very pleased to announce our new office in Rio de Janeiro," said Erick W. Contag, President and Chief Operating Officer of GlobeNet. "Rio de Janeiro is a key city in South America and our presence will allow our team to better serve our Brazilian customers." 

"It is critical for us to be close to our customers and to have our fingers on the pulse of the local and regional telecoms and service provider community," added Marco Salomão, Country Manager and Regional Director of Sales.

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About GlobeNet
GlobeNet provides International capacity between North and South America over its award-winning submarine cable system serving Brazil, Bermuda, Colombia, the U.S.A., and Venezuela. Covering a distance of more than 23,500 kilometers, the sophisticated submarine cable network system offers the lowest latency available between the Americas. The network links cable landing stations in Tuckerton, NJ and Boca Raton, FL, USA, with cable landing stations in Fortaleza (CE) and Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil, St. David's, Bermuda, Barranquilla, Colombia as well as Maiquetía, Venezuela. GlobeNet is a portfolio company of BTG Pactual's Infrastructure Fund II.

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