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Orange gets long-distance telephony licence in India

Orange gets long-distance telephony licence in India
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First Published: Thu, Jun 26 2008. 12 12 AM IST
Updated: Thu, Jun 26 2008. 12 12 AM IST
New Delhi: Orange Business Services, the enterprise communications arm of France Telecom SA, said on Wednesday it has received a licence to provide national and international long-distance telecommunication services across India.
The licence would enable the firm to expand operations in the country by providing long-distance network and network-related services to businesses, Orange said in a statement.
“.... the licence will significantly increase our business growth in the country. More importantly we will now be able to serve our global and Indian customers more effectively,” Orange Business Services India chief executive Sanjay Vig said.
It would enable the company to offer services directly to multi-site corporate customers in the Indian as well as the international markets.
The company would roll out services through its joint venture, Equant Network Services India Pvt. Ltd.
Besides, Orange also plans to offer a variety of connectivity and network-related services in India, including Internet protocol virtual private network (IP-VPN), multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), network-related managed services and adaptive network solutions for enterprises, the statement added.
The company employs more than 2,000 people in India, serving more than 680 Indian and multinational clients, including Pfizer Inc., Citibank NA, Standard Chartered Bank, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and WNS Holdings, among others.
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First Published: Thu, Jun 26 2008. 12 12 AM IST
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