Sprint expands IP network to Chile and Venezuela

Sprint Corp. is extending its SprintLink IP (Internet protocol) network to the capitals of Chile and Venezuela to give businesses in the two cities a variety of Internet-based telecommunications services.

Sprint will offer local and multinational businesses operating in Santiago and Caracas dedicated Internet access, IP VPNs (virtual private networks), customer premise routers, managed network services and security services, the Overland Park, Kansas-based company said Monday.

These are the first two cities the SprintLink IP network will reach in Latin America, said Camille Beasley, a Sprint spokeswoman. The company expects to add two more capitals-Buenos Aires, Argentina and Bogot