TataCom buys France-based eSIM maker

Enterprise connectivity provider Tata Communications has acquired a 58.1% stake in France-based embedded SIM technology company for an undisclosed amount in an attempt to boost its portfolio of IoT offerings. Embedded SIMs are used in devices that don’t have enough space for housing a physical SIM, such as smart watches and small, medical devices. Besides […]

Tata Communications wins Type B license in Saudi Arabia

Tata Communications, a provider of connectivity services to companies and other enterprises, said it has won a ‘Type B’ telecom license in Saudi Arabia to bolster its enterprise offering in the Middle East. Tata Communications is already providing some telecom services in the country, but as a foreign service provider. With the new license, it […]

Tata Communications launches Internet of Things marketplace

Enterprise connectivity provider Tata Communications announced the launch of an Internet of Things (IoT) market place. The Internet of things (IoT) is the extension of internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. Embedded with electronics, Internet connectivity and other forms of hardware such as sensors, these devices can communicate and interact with others over […]

Tata Com in IoT tie-up with China Telecom

Tata Communications has tied up with China Telecom to allow the latter to launch IoT services across the world using the Indian provider’s network. Tata Communications, formerly known as VSNL, is one of the world’s largest Tier I network, which has touchpoints with nearly all other networks in the world. The tie-up will allow China […]

Paytm to set up 1,000 branded ATMs?

Paytm, India’s largest digital wallet player, is reportedly planning to set up 1,000 ATMs across the country under a branding tie-up with Tata Communications Payment Solutions Ltd. Although Tata Communications did not confirm the news, the network connectivity provider said it has a “co-branding alliance” with a “leading payments bank recognized as India’s largest digital […]

Tata Communications buys Dutch IoT specialist Teleena

Tata Communications, the wholesale communication arm of the Tata Group, said it has agreed to buy Teleena, a Netherlands-based Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity specialist and mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE). The company was already the single largest shareholder in Teleena with a 35% stake, following an investment in January 2017, and has extensive dealings with […]

Tata Communications joins Oracle’s ‘FastConnect’ network

Enterprises using Tata Communications as their connectivity provider will now be able to send their traffic to Oracle cloud services privately without using the Internet. This is possible after the Indian network provider added support for Oracle’s FastConnect feature. FastConnect was earlier universally available only if you used connectivity from players like AT&T, British Telecom […]

Intex enters mobile wallet business in tie-up with Tata Teleservices

Intex Technologies, one of the leading Indian handset player said it has partnered with Tata Teleservices subsidiary mRUPEE to launch their first ever mobile wallet. The mobile wallet, named ‘Intex MyWallet’, will include quick integrated payment functionalities and conveniences within the device related to recharge, money transfer, shopping, booking train, movie bus tickets and much […]