GTT Communications has confirmed that its acquisition of Interoute – the operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fibre networks – is now complete.
GTT Communications has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the UK-based operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fibre networks and cloud networking platforms, Interoute, in a deal worth approximately €1.9 billion ($2.3 billion).
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