data
transport
service

Carrier grade, point-to-point data solution delivering dedicated high performance connectivity between your sites. Perfect for large data transfer within New Zealand.

Spark Wholesale’s Data Transport Service (DTS) is a layer 1 data service delivered over Spark’s Optical Transport Network (OTN). It provides a secure, high-speed service ideal for interconnecting data centres or cloud services.

DTS runs over your own private and high-performing fibre optical path and will support even your most demanding data transfer and application needs. 

Our Data Transport Service is available throughout New Zealand, including two diverse options across the Cook Strait.

Your future data network - today

Spark NZ are currently upgrading the OTN network with increased bandwidth, self-restoration capabilities, sub-rating and 24/7 support.

Flexible bandwidth options


Flexible capacity management for your varying needs. 1Gbps, 10Gbps, 100Gbps or 400Gbps.

Self-restoration
network


Our latest innovative optical technology (OTN 2.0) will automatically change the network data path if an unexpected event is detected. Restoration of data service means business continuity for your customers.

National
coverage


Our reliable, secure, high-capacity OTN offers national coverage throughout NZ, via key data centres and exchanges, with two diverse paths across the Cook Strait.

Specifications

DTS supports a varied number of client interfaces:

S-1.1
L-1.1
L-1.2

S-4.1
L-4.1
L-4.2

I-16.1
S-16.1
L-16.1
L-16.2

I-64.1
S-64.2b
P1L1-2D2

100-MX-SN-I
100-SM-LC-L
200-MX-SN-I
200-SM-LC-L
400-MX-SN-I
400-SM-LC-L

800-MX-SN-I
800-SM-LC-L

1000Base-TX
1000Base-SX
1000Base-LX
1000Base-ZX
1000Base-BX20 -u
1000Base-BX40 -u

10GBase-SR/SW
10GBase-LR/LW
10GBase-ER/EW
10GBase-ZR/ZW
10GBase-BX10 -d

100GBase-LR
100GBase-ER
100GBase-ER Lite

Only services that have been migrated to the OTN 2.0 network will be restorable. 

These services are now available on the following paths:

NORTH ISLAND:

Central: Auckland, Morrinsville, Tokoroa, Palmerston North, Wellington

West: Auckland, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Levin, Porirua

East: Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington

COOK STRAIT:

Cook Strait West: Levin, Nelson

Cook Strait East: Wellington, Blenheim

SOUTH ISLAND:

Central: Porirua to Christchurch Airport Data Centre

West: Nelson to Riccarton via St Arnaud and Greymouth

East: Blenheim to Christchurch via Kaikoura Coast (currently under construction)

The roll-out of the South Island routes is expected by the end of 2022. 

For other sites, please contact your Business Manager.