India''s fastest growing telecom company, has signed
an agreement with Telenor, a Norwegian telecom major.
According to the arrangement Data Access and Telenor
(UK) Ltd will share complementary network resources.
will allow Data Access to transmit significant data
traffic across global destinations using Telenor''s central
teleport at London and IP transit facilities. Telenor
UK based customers, in turn, will enjoy access to Data
Access'' high-power satellite bandwidth capacity.
Telenor and Data Access customers will now have end-to-end
network connectivity at competitive prices and exemplary
quality of service (QoS). The deal will be driven by
IP and data traffic, although the network is also capable
of carrying video and voice.
Data Access founder and managing director Siddhartha
Ray: "This is a win-win situation for both of us.
It has always been our endeavour to provide exemplary
service standards at affordable tariffs. For our own
customers it means access to high quality teleport and
IP transit services. We are of the firm belief this
will further strengthen our position in the Indian as
well as international telecom market."
Telenor UK managing director David Gilmore: "We
are extremely glad to partner with a progressive telecom
company like Data Access. Internationally all the telecom
companies are looking at new revenue streams and reducing
costs. The arrangement with Data Access is a welcome
development as our network infrastructure complements
each other and customers on both these networks will
now experience cost effective superior IP, voice and
data services. Telenor customers will now access a world-class
fourth-generation network at a reduced bandwidth cost."