Wednesday, May 3, 2006

AT&T Signs 3-Year Asian MPLS Contract with First Data International

First Data International, which provides electronic commerce and payment solutions for financial institutions, awarded a three-year contract to AT&T for the provision of a new MPLS-based virtual private network (VPN) in Southeast Asia.

The new network will connect First Data offices in Sydney, Hong Kong, and the newly opened Singapore office. First Data is based in Australia.

The agreement is AT&T's first local deal in Australia, as its continues to ramp up its presence in the region. First Data and AT&T also have a significant global networking agreement in the United States.


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