Tata Communications pushes further into Russian telecom market

Having already established a point of presence (POP) in Moscow, Tata Communications is going to expand its Russian network to provide telecom services to Russia and the Commonwealth of States (CIS).

From its Moscow POP, Tata will provide wholesale network services to Russian wireline and wireless service providers. These services will be then be integrated into its next-gen network and IP/MPLS and Ethernet infrastructure with national and regional connectivity. In addition to Russia, Tata will help service providers other emerging markets such as Latvia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan deal with consumer and business Internet connectivity demands.  

This latest network expansion is not just about raw capacity alone. In conjunction with Kazakh Telecom, Tata will connect Russia and CIS to its global telepresence network. Tata will provide Moscow, Astana and Almaty a connection to its global telepresence public room which will be expanded to 35 cities by the end of the year.

"We can now offer our global managed network services to companies that are looking to expand into Russia in a much more cost-effective manner and we'll be working with partners to enable Russian companies as they increasingly look to get access to a full world-class solution of telecommunications services," said Claude Sassoulas, Managing Director, Europe and Africa, Tata Communications in a release.

For more:
- see the release here

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