IP Landscape evolves with first Interactive Thought-Leadership Platform
Tata Communications announced the launch of One IP World, the industry’s first thought leadership platform, which will function as an interactive forum fostering dialogue pertaining to IP and Voice over IP (VoIP). Publically launched at the 2009 Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) Annual Conference, in Honolulu, Hawaii, One IP World is an open resource for telecommunications professionals allowing the exchange of business and technical information on challenges associated with IP converged communications.
As a major wholesale Internet transit provider, Tata Communications has spearheaded the thought leadership platform to provide an open forum to collect, publish, and exchange information on the challenges associated with converged IP communications. The platform, located at www.oneipworld.net, serves an open resource for telecommunications professionals to report, discuss and analyze with colleagues and peers the impact of IP on the telecommunications industry. Telecommunications professionals are also encouraged to use the site to gain both industry insight and information.
“IP is the universal protocol on top of which all geographically dispersed communications services are developed. As a leader in IP innovation, Tata Communications’ vision for the One IP World platform is to initiate a thought-provoking dialogue with other members of the telecom space,” said Michel Guyot, President, Global Voice Solutions for Tata Communications. “As an interactive community site, One IP World contributors represent leading minds driving IP innovation and change.”
One IP World will also feature regular contributions from high-level Tata Communications’ executives discussing VoIP Peering, IP issues and trends as well as their knowledge and expertise on IPV6. Industry analysts and media are invited to participate as part of Tata Communications’ ongoing effort of collecting, promoting, and exchanging information and business insight to address the challenges associated with converged IP communications. The thought leadership platform facilitates effective communication and collaboration amongst the industry to build together the “future perfect” IP world.
Mr. Guyot continued, “With Tata Communications rich VoIP heritage and expertise, One IP World allows us to share our perspective on the evolving IP landscape, while also accounting for other bright technical minds. By providing unfettered access to industry services and insights the development of One IP World positions Tata Communications for the next level of corporate growth.”
For more information on the platform as well as interacting with other members of the telecom communication, please visit the website: http://www.oneipworld.net
About Tata Communications
Tata Communications, a member of the $62.5 billion Tata Group, is a leading global provider of a new world of communications. The emerging markets communications leader leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national and Indian enterprises, service providers, and Indian consumers.
The firm’s range of services include transmission, IP, converged voice, mobility, managed network connectivity, hosting and storage, managed security, managed collaboration, and business transformation for global enterprises and service providers, as well as Internet, retail broadband and content services for Indian consumers. The Tata Global Network encompasses one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, with connectivity to more than 200 countries across 300 Pops, and more than 1 million square feet of data center and co-location facilities.
Tata Communications’ unique emerging market depth and breadth of reach includes a national fiber backbone network and access to network in over 60 cities and 125 Pops in India, strategic investments in South African converged services operator, Neotel, Sri Lanka, and Nepal subject to fulfillment of conditions precedent, a 50% ownership in China Enterprise Communications (CEC) providing full country VPN coverage in China.
Servicing customers from its offices in over 80 cities in 40 countries, Tata Communications is the number one global international wholesale voice operator and number one provider of international long distance, enterprise data and Internet services in India, the Company was named “Best Wholesale Carrier” at the World Communications Awards in 2006, “Best Pan-Asian Wholesale Provider” at the 2006 and 2007 Capacity Magazine Global Wholesale Telecommunications Awards and was awarded “Best Progress in Emerging Markets” at the 2008 Mobile Communication Awards.
Tata Communications Limited along with its global subsidiaries, Tata Communications, is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India and its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. (NYSE: TCL).