VSNL agrees to share undersea cables with Bharti

8 Aug 2005

Indian international call carrier VSNL has reached an agreement with Networki2i, a joint venture between Bharti and SingTel, enabling the two to use each other’s undersea cable networks. Tata Group member VSNL owns the 3,175km Tata Indicom India-Singapore Cable connecting Chennai to Singapore, whilst the Networki2i system serves the same route. The deal is intended to protect both operators against network failures.

India, Singapore, Bharti Airtel, Singtel Group, Tata Communications