A worldwide provider to global companies in the most mission critical industries

TNS is committed to delivering superior service and world-leading payments, financial services and telecommunications solutions to many of the most prestigious companies in the world.




We excel in helping our customers simplify their business operations, control their costs and securely and reliably move information around the world

Since 1990, TNS has been a preferred supplier of networking and integrated data services to many leading organizations in the global payments and financial communities, as well as a provider of extensive telecommunications network solutions to service providers.

TNS manages some of the largest real-time data communication networks in the world, enabling industry participants to simply, securely and reliably interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and applications they need, over managed and secure communications platforms. TNS’ existing footprint supports millions of connections and provides access to critical databases. TNS’ network securely blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize a single connection for “one-to-many” and “many-to-many” connections over a global platform.

TNS is a privately held company with a healthy balance sheet and a loyal customer base that includes some of the largest global blue-chip companies in the world. Many of the world’s leading companies continue to count on TNS as their primary provider of a range of managed infrastructure, networking and communication services, enabling them to expand regionally, nationally and globally.

Since its launch, TNS has helped the customers and communities of interest connected to its networks to evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies. Today the company provides a full range of services from dedicated connections to managed IP network solutions, providing local support and global reach to medium and large enterprises and service providers.

TNS is a trusted partner of thousands of businesses, enabling them to expand, compete and thrive in an increasingly connected, global world.

TNS has been growing since 1990 by consistently delivering...


We provide services in over 60 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific regions with our reach extending to many more.


We monitor our network 24x7x365 through Network Operating Centers in the USA, UK and Australia and maintain additional network management capabilities and operations in many other countries around the world.


We operate some of the largest real-time, mission critical global networks in the payments, telecommunications and financial services industries.

Reasons why companies around the world choose TNS

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The Management Team

Transaction Network Services is led by a team of world-class executives, chosen for their experience and ability to adapt our products and services as well as execute strategies to meet the unique needs of our customers around the globe.

Explore 32 years of TNS history and achievements

  • 1990

    TNS founded in the USA to provide services to the POS industry

  • 1994

    NASDAQ listing

  • 1995

    TNS Telecom Services Division launched

  • 1996

    International offices launched in the UK, Canada & Ireland & TNS' Financial Services Division launched

  • 1998

    Acquired AT&T's Transaction Access Service (USA)

  • 1999

    Offices opened in Australia, France and Japan. Processing Services launched in the UK. Acquired by PSINet

  • 2000

    Office opened in Spain

  • 2001

    Management, in conjunction with GTCR Golder Rauner LLC, bought back TNS from PSINet

  • 2002

    Office opened up in Italy

  • 2003

    Acquired Openet (Italy) and Transpoll Offline (UK)

  • 2004

    NYSE listing of TNS Inc

  • 2005

    Acquired Connect Ro (Romania)

  • 2006

    Offices opened in India, Thailand and South Korea. Acquired Comms XL (UK), InfiniRoute Networks Inc. (USA), Sonic Inc. (USA) and JPG Telecom SAS (France)

  • 2007

    Dialect Payment Technologies acquired (Australia)

  • 2008

    Offices opened in Hong Kong and Singapore

  • 2009

    Acquired Verisign's Communication Services Group (USA) and Calypso (Canada)

  • 2010

    TNS acquires Cequint (USA)

  • 2013

    Office opened in Taiwan. TNS acquired by Siris Capital Group LLC in a take-private transaction

  • 2016

    Received investment from KOCH Equity Development LLC

  • 2017

    Offices opened in Malaysia and Philippines

  • 2018

    Acquired ADVAM (Australia)

  • 2019

    TNS acquires Link Solutions (Brazil) NetXpress (Chicago) OpSiSe (France) R2G (Chicago)

  • 2021

    TNS is acquired and becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries