New corporate identity to help Tata Communications
The new corporate identity in Sri Lanka will help to strengthen the
commitment to customers and stakeholders and leverage global
capabilities to create a host of new communication solutions to the
market, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Communications, N. Srinath said.
N. Sri Nath
- pic Saliya Rupasinghe
He was addressing a ceremony to rename VSNL Lanka Ltd., a member of
the Tata Group as Tata Communications Lanka Ltd.
“Tata Communications Lanka will focus on the new world of IP, MPLS,
Ethernet and Managed Services as its parent company. With the change of
name we will be better integrated with the Tata Communications’ global
network and services offering to connect carriers and enterprises cost
effectively and efficiently”, Srinath said.
Tata Communications Lanka was incorporated in 2003 and obtained the
External Gateway Operations Licence.
The company commenced operations in 2004 and within two years made
niche products to cater to the global telecommunication needs of
customers in Sri Lanka. The Tata Communications brand integrates the
former VSNL, VSNL International, Teleglobe, Tata Indicom Enterprise
Business Unit and Cipris brands worldwide.
The Tata Group, one of India’s largest business conglomerates had a
turnover of US$ 28.8 billion last year and market capitalisation of US$
65.32 billion up to February this year.
The company employs over 289,500 people and has global recognition
for motor, steel, consultancy and tea.
The company has been offering wholesale, enterprise and retail
solutions, which include International Voice (IDD),International IP
bandwidth for Internet service providers and MPLS based global VPN