2012 Network Products Guide, Best Companies and Hot Products Award, Latin American Category

GlobeNet’s Ultra Low Latency Trading Connection to Brazil Wins in Best Deployment in Latin America Category.

BOCA RATON, FL – October 4, 2012 – Oi’s international subsidiary provider of submarine capacity, GlobeNet, has been named winner of the 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for its Ultra Low Latency Trading Connection to Brazil, in the ‘Best Deployment in Latin American’ category. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program, with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, and successful deployments from every major industry in the world.
GlobeNet’s ultra-low latency trading connection to Brazil, is the fastest available to BM&F BOVESPA, was created in response to the increased customer demand to quickly access the emerging Latin American market. The route directly links São Paulo’s BM&F BOVESPA to New Jersey’s NASDAQ OMX and routes to major global exchanges such as the CME, NYSE, BATS, LSE, Deutsche Börse and Eurex. The route also creates a diverse connection that avoids the congestion of the New York City metro area and connects directly to the New Jersey NASDAQ facility through our partner’s networks; creating new express connectivity with Chicago, Toronto, London, and Tokyo financial exchanges.
“GlobeNet is honored to be named the winner by Golden Bridge Awards in the ‘Best Deployment’ category, as this is an esteemed industry and peer recognition award,” comments Erick W. Contag, Chief Operating Officer of GlobeNet. “With Brazil quickly becoming an international trading hub, our lowest latency route can act as a key differentiator for financial firms requiring seamless and secure access to conduct their transactions.”