MCLEAN, Va., October 5, 2018 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that the company will deliver high-speed internet services to members of The Quilt, a national coalition of nonprofit regional research and education networks representing 40 networks and more than 900 educational institutions in the U.S.
GTT will provide nearly 50Gbps of internet capacity to the Quilt members, which is expected to increase to 100Gbps by the end of 2018. GTT delivers internet services over its Tier 1 global IP backbone, ranked among the largest in the world. With over 550 points of presence, GTT provides flexible, scalable high-capacity cloud networking services to the world’s largest organizations, including many of the leading universities and research institutions. GTT is an authorized internet service provider for The Quilt.
“We embrace the opportunity to support the networking requirements of the research and education community with our expansive global network and look forward to advancing our partnership with The Quilt,” stated Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “Supporting the mission of this coalition is consistent with our purpose of connecting people across organizations, around the world and to every application in the cloud.”
GTT is redefining global communications to serve a cloud-based future, connecting people across organizations, around the world and to every application in the cloud. Our clients benefit from an outstanding service experience built on our core values of simplicity, speed and agility. A Fortune Future 50 company, GTT owns and operates a global Tier 1 internet network and provides a comprehensive suite of cloud networking services to any location in the world. For more information on GTT, please visit www.gtt.net.
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