VSNL optimizes Asian SCCP transport

By : |November 22, 2007 0

SINGAPORE: VSNL has announced that the company would significantly improve intra-region signaling connectivity in Asia with the integration of two additional Signalling Transfer Points (STPs) in Mumbai and New Delhi to it’s global SS7/C7 network.

The new STPs will enable Asian mobile operators to locally connect and utilize the VSNL Signalling Connect Control Part (SCCP) service to transport roaming and SMS traffic throughout the globe, VSNL said in a statement.

VSNL is the sole SCCP provider to operate STPs in Asia, Europe and North America, is currently the only International SS7/C7 Gateway Provider (IGP) with a true global physical presence.



The addition of the Mumbai and New Delhi STPs enables VSNL to efficiently manage the routing of traffic without the need to unnecessarily route traffic across regions while reducing the number of points of failure, VSNL statement added.

“SNL’s Asian STPs will support our customers in the Asian market by maintaining a truly ‘physical’ local presence on a global scale,” said Sthane Brisebois, vice-president – Core Mobility Services, VSNL. “SNL is dedicated to supporting our growing customer base by continuing to invest in the company’s signalling network as a critical platform for the growth of innovative value-added services.”

VSNL currently has six signalling transfer points spanning three continents. The newly launched STPs will provide localized intelligent routing, reporting and troubleshooting to a growing list of operators throughout Asia.

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