Tata Communications Limited is an Indian telecommunications company Founded in 1986 by Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayan, Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a digital ecosystem enabler that powers today’s Internet and the fast-growing digital Economy of India.
Previously it was a government-owned telecom service provider owned by the Department of Telecommunications, the Ministry of Communications, and the Government of India. Then sold to the Tata Group by Bharatiya Janta Party, and National Democratic Alliance was in power. The company is publicly listed and is part of the Tata Group, which owns more than 55%.
TATA Communication carries around 30% of the world’s internet routes and connects businesses to 80% of the world’s cloud giants and 4 out of 5 mobile subscribers. Its communications network spans more than 500,000 kilometres (310,000 mi) of subsea fibre and more than 210,000 kilometres (130,000 mi) of terrestrial fibre.
The company has recently invested US$1.19 billion in its global subsea fibre network. In addition, it provides network services and software-defined network platforms. They include Ethernet, SD-WAN, content delivery networks (CDNs), the internet, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and private lines.