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Company Overview of TNS Inc.

Company Overview

TNS, Inc. a data communications company, provides networking, managed connectivity, data communications, and value added services in the United States and internationally. The company’s Telecommunication Services division operates Signaling System No. 7 (SS7) network that provides call signaling and database access services. This division offers network solutions, such as SS7 and Internet protocol network services; identification and verification services; registry services; and roaming and clearing services. Its Payment Services division offers network connectivity services that enable transmission of card-based payments data between the point of sale device or off-premise automated teller ...

11480 Commerce Park Drive

Suite 600

Reston, VA 20191

United States

Founded in 1990

1,303 Employees

Phone:

703-453-8300

Fax:

703-453-8599

Key Executives for TNS Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 36
Chief Network Officer
Age: 50
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Financial Services Division
Age: 50
Managing Director of UK & Ireland Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

TNS Inc. Key Developments

Route Mobile Awards Contract to TNS

Route Mobile entered into a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to use its Carrier Enum platform. TNS' Carrier Enum will provide vital mobile number portability (MNP) look up services, allowing Route Mobile to route text messages in an efficient way. Previously, Route Mobile used several different MNP suppliers and performed its own Home Location Register (HLR) queries. TNS' Carrier Enum helps organizations to identify the carrier of record in order to route messages and calls effectively. It can also find and use the best routes offered by Route Mobile's least-cost termination partners and generate business intelligence reports. Interoperability challenges are not an issue as TNS ensures consistent Carrier Enum server formats.

Megafon Signs Roaming Agreement with Transaction Network Services' (TNS) LTE Roaming Hub

Megafon has signed a roaming agreement with Transaction Network Services' (TNS) LTE Roaming Hub. It is expected that this strategic relationship, which also includes access to Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) members who are participating in CCA's Data Services Hub, will help Megafon improve its subscriber roaming experience in the US and gain new inbound roaming revenues. The LTE Roaming Hub will provide Megafon with extensive US coverage via access to the networks of dozens of other participating carriers, the majority of which are now LTE. As an international Hub partner, Megafon will also offer inbound roaming support to the Hub's subscriber base travelling to Russia.

Onvoy Signs Major New Agreement with Transaction Network Services

Onvoy has signed a major new agreement with Transaction Network Services for a range of Toll Free 8XX, Carrier ENUM, Trunk Signaling and Network Connectivity solutions. Through this agreement Onvoy will migrate all of its traffic to TNS’ network. TNS’ Carrier ENUM routes calls to ported numbers and allows porting operations to be managed with ease, speed, accuracy and security. TNS’ Trunk Signaling delivers call routing and access to intelligent services for all service providers. It is designed for maximum diversity and routing efficiency, and helps reduce the cost and complexity of engineering network operations. Toll Free 8XX services from TNS enable carriers to provide subscribers with access to 800, 888 and 866 numbers, and users can generate detailed web-based reports including carrier identification code summaries.

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