Pacnet extends international service footprint in India
New Delhi, India, July 16, 2013: Pacnet today announced enhancements to its Points of Presence (PoPs) in Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, and New Delhi, enabling the delivery of its full suite of high-speed international connectivity solutions to Enterprise and Carrier customers in India.
Enterprise and Carrier customers based in India or with operations in India can now leverage Pacnet’s expanded service portfolio, including IP Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) including MPLS, Ethernet International Private Lines (EIPL), International Private Lines (IPL), IP Transit and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA).
Cardi Prinzi, President, Enterprise Markets, Pacnet, said, ”We continue to see the trend of Enterprises based in India expanding into international markets, especially into the Asia Pacific Region, as well as companies based in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific with needs to connect their locations in India.”
Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and New Delhi, rank among India’s largest markets in terms of contribution to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and are expected to play a huge role in the country’s sustained growth.
Sunanda Das, Managing Director, Pacnet India, said, “The extension of Pacnet’s international connectivity footprint in India solidifies our presence in the market as a provider of world-class solutions. Given the bullish outlook for global connectivity, this development positions Pacnet to support that demand.”
In January 2010, Pacnet India (Pacific Internet India Pvt. Ltd.) obtained its National Long Distance (NLD) and International Long Distance (ILD) licenses from the Department of Telecommunications of India (DoT) and has also obtained full security clearance from DoT. This complements its Internet Service Provider (ISP) Class A license, which allows Pacnet India to offer a full suite of Internet connectivity solutions, as well as a range of managed and hosted services in India.
Pacnet’s capability to offer international connectivity in India was made possible by the building of its international gateway PoP in Chennai in 2011 with interconnection to Singapore and Pacnet’s EAC-C2C subsea cable and Pacnet’s trans-Pacific cable EAC Pacific. These connections allow businesses in India to get access to high-speed connectivity into Asia, as well as on to the US through a single network.
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