Tata Communications, a global communications service provider that owns and
operates the world’s largest subsea cable network, and Nawras, Oman’s
communications provider, announced the launch of the Oman to India TGN-Gulf
The undersea cable will be used to route voice and data traffic from Oman to
Mumbai (India) and onwards to the rest of the world, via the Tata Global
The new cable link offers enormous capacity for broadband and high quality
voice services, enabling Nawras to meet the growing demand for international
voice and data services from its customers be it in the form of calls or
“We are proud to bring a new cable system to Oman in association with Nawras,”
said Radwan Moussalli, managing director, Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
at Tata Communications.
The Middle East is fast establishing itself as an emerging market hotspot for
business which brings with it the need for solid infrastructure and associated
enterprise services that require high speed bandwidth.
The development forms part of the strategic TGN-Gulf cable project which will
connect the Gulf region to the rest of the world via the Tata Global Network,
providing high speed bandwidth to all the key cities in the world.
The capacity will help support the continued expansion of broadband
penetration, internet usage and enterprise applications in each market.
“It will reduce international interconnection costs as well as national and international
transmission lease-line costs, while at the same time allowing Nawras total
end-to-end quality control. We can also now expand our service portfolio to
include international data and transmission services,” said Ross Cormack, CEO,
The launch forms part of a strategic roll out plan to support the
development of an extended portfolio of advanced telecommunications services
such as global Ethernet, MPLS-based VPN, Managed Security, Infrastructure as a
Service and global telepresence. All these services are suited to support both
local and global enterprises, which are very active in this rapidly expanding
emerging market region.
By Telecomlead.com Team