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Tata Communications named Best Wholesale Carrier at World Communications Awards 2013

Mumbai – December 4th 2013 – Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, has won the Best Wholesale Carrier Award at the 2013 World Communications Awards – held in London last night. The awards, now in its 15th year, recognises the organisations responsible for the innovations that are shaping the industry today and in the future.

Tata Communications was recognised for its breadth of wholesale offerings, which enable service providers to address their core business challenges including service reach and interoperability, end-user experience, efficient capital allocation and technology transformation. Over the past year, Tata Communications has focussed on innovation – expanding its portfolio with additional managed services that allow customers to run their businesses more efficiently and to generate new sources of revenue. Two flagship solutions that were launched this year include Voice Business Apps, a suite of Capex-free tools that customers can tap into to manage their international voice business, and Hosted Policy Engine, the world’s first cloud-based policy management solution enabling mobile network operators (MNOs) to create differentiated mobile data services quickly and with significantly less capital investment.

Michel Guyot, President Global Voice Solutions, Tata Communications, says, “Leveraging our global scale and commitment to developing and delivering cutting-edge services, Tata Communications is not just leading the wholesale market, but transforming it. We are giving our customers the ability to deliver the next-generation of IP communications services. This award not only recognises this, but also showcases the way that our unique partnership approach fuels mutual growth.”

Tata Communications continues to maintain its position as the number one international wholesale provider, delivering 53 billion minutes of voice traffic per year. It is also the world’s leading signalling provider, supported by the world’s only wholly-owned sub-sea fibre ring that circumvents the globe. Spanning five continents, its Tier 1 IP network is the fastest growing in the world, and the 5th largest globally.

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Natalie Chak
Tata Communications
+44 (0)7833 043 779
natalie.chak@tatacommunications.com
Neil Thomas
Hill & Knowlton Strategies
+44 207 413 3454
neil.thomas@hkstrategies.com

About Tata Communications

Tata Communications Limited (CIN no: L64200MH1986PLC039266) along with its subsidiaries (Tata Communications) is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications™. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and Indian consumers.

The Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to over 240 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and collocation space worldwide.

Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services and leadership in global international voice. Tata Communications Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.

http://www.tatacommunications.com

Forward-looking and cautionary statements

Certain words and statements in this release concerning Tata Communications and its prospects, and other statements, including those relating to Tata Communications’ expected financial position, business strategy, the future development of Tata Communications’ operations, and the general economy in India, are forward-looking statements. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including financial, regulatory and environmental, as well as those relating to industry growth and trend projections, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Tata Communications, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include, among others, failure to increase the volume of traffic on Tata Communications’ network; failure to develop new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; failure to successfully complete commercial testing of new technology and information systems to support new products and services, including voice transmission services; failure to stabilize or reduce the rate of price compression on certain of the company’s communications services; failure to integrate strategic acquisitions and changes in government policies or regulations of India and, in particular, changes relating to the administration of Tata Communications’ industry; and, in general, the economic, business and credit conditions in India. Additional factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, many of which are not in Tata Communications’ control, include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in Tata Communications Limited’s Annual Reports. The Annual Reports of Tata Communications Limited are available at www.tatacommunications.com. Tata Communications is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements.


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