Tata Communications is a leading global provider of telecommunication solutions, serving the voice, data and next-generation service needs of carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world.
Earlier known as Videsh Sanchar Nigam (VSNL), the company became a part of the Tata group in 2002. In 2008, VSNL, VSNL International, Teleglobe, Tata Indicom Enterprise Business Unit, VGSL and CIPRIS were brought under one global brand name – Tata Communications. The company is now the number one global international wholesale voice operator and India's largest provider of international long distance, enterprise data and internet services in India.
Tata’s global network spans five continents and comprises major ownership in over 200,000km of territorial network fiber and subsea cable capacity. The company has a trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific data transfer capacity of 1 trillion bits per second, a global MPLS network and the world’s largest VoIP network.
Tata Communications was named Best Wholesale Carrier at the World Communications Awards in 2006 and Best Pan-Asian Wholesale Provider at the 2006 and 2007 Global Wholesale Telecommunications Awards. It is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India. Tata Communications is a partner of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the pre-eminent industry organization dedicated to facilitating the adoption of Ethernet networks and services.