Tata Expands VPN to China

Tata Communications expands global VPN services to China through partnership with China Entercom

February 26, 2008

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SINGAPORE -- Tata Communications leading provider of a new world of communications, announced today the expansion of its Global VPN service to China through an NNI (Network to Network Interface) agreement with China Enterprise Netcom Corporation Limited (China Entercom or CEC), a value-added telecommunication services and integrated IT solutions provider and subsidiary of CITIC (China International Trust and Investment Corporation).

Through this NNI, Tata Communications and China Entercom have interconnected their respective MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) infrastructures, allowing Tata Communications’ multi-national corporation (MNC) customers VPN connectivity reach beyond the existing 120 cities in India and 19 major business centers across North America, Asia, and Europe to now also include 347 cities throughout China. Additionally customers can connect with dual PoP locations in tier-one cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

“Tata Communications’ agreement with China Entercom allows us to serve our many global and India MNC customers who require a single scalable and reliable global VPN with deep reach into both India and China, and broad reach around the world,” said Vinod Kumar, President, Global Data & Mobility Services, Tata Communications. “China and India are the engines driving the globalizing information economy, and, it is critical for MNC’s to establish reliable infrastructure in these markets. Tata Communications’ unmatched depth and reach throughout India coupled with our new, extended reach into China allows us to support the needs of our customers seeking to achieve seamless coverage in these markets and to major cities throughout the world.”

Tata Communications Ltd.

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