Competitive calling rates to the Middle East
Canada, Montreal, 25 March, 2011: Tata Communications, a leading provider of the new world of communications, today introduces True MidEast plan for its trueroots customers across US, UK and Canada. With MidEast plan customers can now call Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Iran at competitive rates, using local access numbers.
The Trueroots International Calling Service from Tata Communications provides an easy and secure way to stay in touch with family and friends. The service boasts voice clarity, ease of connectivity, uninterrupted calling and competitive international rates. To get started with True MidEast plan, all you need is a $/ £10.00 trueroots calling voucher which will then be credited as talk time for any calls made to the Gulf as well as an additional 200+ other countries across the world.
Tata Communications enjoys a unique advantage in offering voice services which are backed by an extensive global submarine cable infrastructure. This infrastructure is also part of 80 other consortium and private cables (SEACOM, SE-ME-WE-3, SE-ME-WE-4, SAFE/SAT 3 and APCN etc.), touching six continents. Tata Communications owns the Tata Global Network, which includes the TGN Atlantic, TGN Western Europe, TGN Northern Europe, TGN Pacific, TGN Intra Asia, and TGN-India Asia subsea cable systems, all of which allow it to ensure international voice quality for its Trueroots product. The company is also the world’s largest carrier of wholesale voice traffic carrying 40 billion minutes annually.
About Tata Communications
Tata Communications is a leading global provider of a new world of communications. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and Indian consumers.
The Tata Global Network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, a Tier-1 IP network, with connectivity to more than 200 countries across 400 PoPs, and nearly 1 million square feet of data center and collocation space worldwide.
Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services, leadership in global international voice, and strategic investments in operators in South Africa (Neotel), Sri Lanka (Tata Communications Lanka Limited)and Nepal (United Telecom Limited)
Tata Communications Limited 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)
Forward-looking and cautionary statements
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