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Telstra launches network services in India

Zafar Anjum | Sept. 25, 2013
Telstra will now offer International Private Line (IPL), Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) services from India

Telstra has bolstered its network coverage and investment in India and is now able to provide end-to-end network solutions to Indian customers, the communications services company announced today.

Following the Department of Telecommunications - Government of India's approval of Telstra's international gateways installed at Mumbai and Chennai, Telstra will now offer International Private Line (IPL), Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) services from India.

"The launch of our transmission services in India will ensure our current and potential customers have better control of the network, access to more cost-effective services and have less lead time," said Telstra Global's Marketing, Products and Pricing Director Nathan Bell.

According to Telstra, the network services will feature mesh network architecture, with Points-of-Presence (PoPs) in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and virtual PoPs in Pune and Kolkata. Both Mumbai and Chennai will act as dual international gateways out of India.

Telstra was granted ILD (International Long Distance), NLD (National Long Distance) and ISP (Internet Service Provider) licences in October 2011 and successfully launched Global IPVPN Services in India in March 2012.

 

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