TM and Tata Communications Deploy ASEAN IP Transit Services

The collaboration will allow service providers, MNOs and ISPs in the region to access a global Tier 1 IP network, to provide stable Tier 1 IPT service. TM will be able to serve customers in more than 190 countries and territories, enhancing its regional IX offering, TMiX.

Under the terms of the agreement, Tata Communications will expand its IP Transit (IPT) service coverage by leveraging TM’s data centers, connectivity and network infrastructure in Malaysia. It will also enable Tata Communications to optimize TM accessibility in the ASEAN region via terrestrial networks and submarine cables to neighboring countries.

Broadband connectivity will be available throughout the ASEAN region and open up access for global businesses. The two said it could boost sectors such as e-commerce, online entertainment, retail, online banking and delivery services.

Amar Huzaimi Md Deris, EVP of TM Wholesale, said, “We are delighted to be working with a renowned global player like Tata Communications, to fulfill our role as a digital infrastructure accelerator in Malaysia.

“This is part of our efforts to improve the performance of our Internet services with expanded global reach for service providers in Malaysia and neighboring countries to meet the growing demands of IP networks. This collaboration underscores our commitment to our customers. to provide world-class network service, brings us one step closer to realizing our aspiration as a trusted digital hub in the ASEAN region. It also signifies our commitment to support the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL) initiative. ) to enable Digital Malaysia.

Sumeet Walia (pictured), Director of Sales and Marketing at Tata Communications, added: “The service provider ecosystem in the ASEAN region will benefit from our alliance with TM and enable access to transit connectivity a tier 1 Internet provider that offers scale and a boost to kick-start the economy. By offering high capacity, low latency IP transit services to and from Malaysia for our two customers, we are bringing synergies for a more robust, secure and flexible IP platform.

Melvin Z. Madore