FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Ortega Ernest 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/22/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol GTT Communications, Inc. [GTT]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
7900 TYSONS ONE PLACE, #1450
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Revenue Officer /
(Street)
MCLEAN, VA 22102      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $.0001 per share  120000  D (1)(2)(3)(4)  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  60,000 shares represent several restricted stock grants. Twenty-five percent (25%) of each grant vests on the first anniversary of the respective grant, and the remainder vests in equal quarterly installments beginning the quarter thereafter.
(2)  25,000 shares represent a grant of restricted stock pursuant to the GTT Communications, Inc. 2018 Stock Option and Incentive Plan and subject to performance vesting. In the event that a closing and funding of the sale of the GTT Infrastructure Division occurs on a date no later than December 31, 2021, the shares will vest in eight equal quarterly installments over a period of two years following such date.
(3)  15,000 shares represent a grant of restricted stock pursuant to the GTT Communications, Inc. 2018 Stock Option and Incentive Plan and subject to performance vesting. In the event that GTT Communications, Inc. achieves a long-term target of 4X "Total Leverage" or better on a quarterly reported basis by December 31, 2023, the shares will vest in four equal quarterly installments over a period of one year, provided GTT Communications, Inc. maintains at least 4X "Total Leverage" on each such vesting date. Total Leverage is defined as (Total Debt less Cash) divided by Annualized Adjusted EBITDA.
(4)  20,000 shares represent a performance grant consisting of six different financial targets: (1) 3,000 shares will begin vesting once the Company achieves $2.5 billion in annualized revenue (2) 3,000 shares will begin vesting upon achievement of $3 billion in annualized revenue (3) 3,000 shares will begin vesting upon achievement of $725 million in annualized Adjusted EBITDA (4) 3,000 shares will begin vesting upon achievement of $900 million in annualized Adjusted EBITDA (5) 4,000 shares will begin vesting upon achievement of $2.50 of annualized Adjusted Free Cash Flow per Share and (6) 4,000 shares will begin vesting upon achievement of $5.00 of annualized Adjusted Free Cash Flow per Share. Upon achievement of financial target (1), (3) and (5) the applicable shares will vest quarterly (in equal amounts) over a 2 year period. Upon achievement of financial target (2), (4) and (6) the applicable shares will vest quarterly (in equal amounts) over a 1 year period.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Ortega Ernest
7900 TYSONS ONE PLACE
#1450
MCLEAN, VA 22102


Chief Revenue Officer

Signatures
Ernest Ortega 6/11/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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