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TNS Launches ‘Managing Trading Ecosystems Amid Global Volatility’ Analysis

Financial | September 13th, 2022

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leading provider of mission-critical infrastructure, connectivity and market data services for the Financial Markets community, has released the findings of a recent Frost & Sullivan Executive Brief, Management of the Modern Trading Ecosystem: Ensuring Financial Markets Continuity in the Midst of Global Volatility.    Commissioned by TNS and its partner….


Neustar and TNS Partner to Provide Enterprises with Trusted Call Experiences Across Major Carrier Networks

Telecom | August 30th, 2022

Neustar, Inc., a TransUnion company, and Transaction Network Services (TNS) have announced a strategic partnership to provide enterprises the ability to vet and authenticate calls across the largest cross-carrier distribution in North America, through one single point of entry. Through direct network integration with major wireless and wireline carriers, this partnership helps enable secure, trusted….


TNS Public Safety Branded Calling Wins 2022 Pandemic Tech Innovation Award

Telecom | August 23rd, 2022

TNS today announced it has earned a TMC 2022 Pandemic Tech Innovation Award for its innovative Public Safety Branded Calling solution. Winners of TMC’s Pandemic Tech Innovation Awards are recognized for excellence in products, software, devices, or applications that help society and businesses solve challenges caused by pandemics or other unexpected circumstances. “TNS Public Safety….


TNS Launches Market Data Services for Borsa Istanbul

Financial | August 11th, 2022

TNS is now connected to Borsa Istanbul (BIST) as a market data vendor. Opening up access to Turkey’s sole exchange with order routing and market data connectivity to the BIST matching engine in Istanbul allows TNS’ customers to capitalize on trading activities in this growing market. Under the new agreement, TNS can deliver the BIST….


TNS Targets Global Growth with Strategic Acquisition of AGNITY Global

Telecom | August 9th, 2022

TNS has today announced the acquisition of AGNITY Global, a leading provider of intelligent business communication applications and infrastructure to organizations in the telecommunications and healthcare industry verticals. The move strategically enhances TNS’ Communications Market global capabilities through AGNITY’s established channel partnerships business model that spans more than 12 countries. It will also enable TNS’ existing….


TNS Incorporates New US Key Injection Facility in its Point-to-Point Encryption Validated Solution

Payments | August 4th, 2022

TNS has enhanced its P2PE Solution, and global security footprint, with a new on-site Key Injection Facility (KIF) based in Reston (VA), USA. The new KIF – which was validated in May 2022 and is incorporated as a component in the P2PE Solution – will offer merchants enhanced security along with a seamless and efficient….


TNS Survey: 75% of Americans Will Never Answer Calls from Unknown Numbers

Telecom | July 26th, 2022

As robocalls erode trust in voice calling, TNS’ survey finds that branded calls can boost business call answer rates and customer engagement Three-quarters of Americans never answer calls to their wireless phone if they do not recognize the number, according to a Transaction Network Services (TNS) survey released today. This lack of consumer trust in….


TNS Hosts Enterprise Branded Calling Webinar to Help Businesses Improve Call Answer Rates

Telecom | July 13th, 2022

TNS today announced it is hosting a webinar, ‘TNS Enterprise Branded Calling: Restoring Trust to Voice’. The webinar, which takes place on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EST, is designed for business decision-makers seeking innovative solutions to address the erosion of trust in voice calling due to robocalls and the revenue and brand….


TNS Launches Managed Hosting and Market Data Low Latency Trading Services in JSE

Financial | July 12th, 2022

Continuing the expansion of TNS’ highly engineered global trading network TNS is now directly connected to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) from within the JSE colocation facility, providing managed hosting services, Layer 1 order routing and market data connectivity. TNS will serve as a vendor of record for South Africa’s principal stock exchange, offering JSE….


Tritium Announces Partnership with TNS to Provide Integrated Payment Solutions to Global Charge Point Operator Customers

Payments | May 25th, 2022

The partnership is expected to supply Tritium with new payment terminal options to integrate with the company’s line of DC fast chargers. The payment terminals supplied by TNS will allow Tritium to expand the company’s payment solutions to 10 new countries and provide a complementary payment option to customers in 30 countries. Tritium DCFC Limited….


TNS Announces First Managed Hosting and Colocation Access in BME Data Center

Financial | May 24th, 2022

TNS has launched its popular Managed Hosting and Colocation offering in Madrid, which is set to benefit financial market participants looking to access Spain’s principal stock exchange, Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME). This is TNS’ first deployment in Spain and joins Frankfurt, Germany and Bergamo, Italy as the organization’s third Managed Hosting and Colocation venue….


TNS Live with Managed Layer 1 Access in Bergamo IT3 Following Euronext Move

Financial | May 10th, 2022

TNS has enabled existing and new customers to seamlessly move trading operations from Basildon, England to Bergamo, Italy and directly access the Euronext exchange matching engine, with operations now live in IT3. This includes customers that have taken space in the Bergamo colocation facility and those that have chosen to connect to Euronext from outside….


TNS Unveils New Unattended Payment Terminals at PACE 2022

Payments | May 5th, 2022

TNS, a global, leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service organization, unveils the latest point-of-sale (POS) terminals that form part of the TNS acceptance product portfolio for the parking industry at PACE in Adelaide, Australia between 4 – 6 May 2022.   The smart POS devices will facilitate a secure self-service payment experience for consumers wishing to pay by card, contactless….


TNS Announces Market Data Coverage for all US Equity Options Groups

Financial | April 26th, 2022

TNS can now enable firms to directly access market data from all US Equity Option Exchanges, providing reduced complexity and significant cost savings. This offering is achieved because of TNS’ mutualized exchange connections and status as a registered data vendor with all 16 Equity Option Exchanges in the US. TNS has one of the fastest, commercially available….


Good News: Robocall Volume Dropped in 2021 Bad News: With 80 Billion Robocalls, Consumers Didn’t Notice

Telecom | April 5th, 2022

Consumer frustration with robocalls remains high; TNS estimates Americans received 78.9 billion robocalls in 2021. While robocall volume is down from pre-pandemic levels, consumers are not feeling the drop: only 38% of Americans report they received fewer robocalls during the pandemic than before Covid-19 according to a new Transaction Network Services (TNS) survey of US….


TNS 2022 Robocall Report: Robocalls Were Up in 2021, But Top US Carriers Aren’t to Blame

Telecom | March 24th, 2022

Americans were bombarded with 78.9 billion robocalls in 2021, up slightly from 2020 but still well below the 106.9 billion robocalls received at the pre-pandemic peak in 2019. The findings come from the Eighth Edition of Transaction Network Services (TNS) Robocall Investigation Report released today. While robocalls continue to frustrate consumers, a key report finding….


TNS Boosts European Reach with Addition of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles

Financial | March 10th, 2022

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has entered into a new partnership to become a data vendor and connectivity provider with Spain’s principal stock exchange, Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME). TNS can now offer market data and order entry access to the Spanish Equity Market SIBE platform (the exchange’s own electronic trading platform) as well as Mercado….


TNS Achieves 1 Billion Branded Calls Milestone

Telecom | March 8th, 2022

Market leader in call analytics and robocall mitigation strengthens trust in voice calling with Enterprise Branded Calling  Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced it has eclipsed one billion branded calls delivered across US wireless carrier networks. The milestone reflects TNS’ unmatched success supporting carriers’ robocall mitigation efforts, which is driving demand for TNS Enterprise Branded….


TNS Launches TDM Link Replacement Service Helping Carriers Reduce OPEX Costs and Achieve STIR/SHAKEN Compliance

Telecom | February 24th, 2022

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has today launched its new managed TDM Link Replacement Service (TLR) which enables carriers to successfully convert SS7 signaling protocols to SIGTRAN, eliminating end of life TDM circuits and delivering a more robust IP-based circuit path. TLR will also support conversion of Integrated Services Digital Network User Part (ISUP) to Session….


TNS Celebrates European ‘Managed Services Solutions for Trading’ Award Win

Financial | February 23rd, 2022

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has won ‘Best Managed Services Solutions for Trading’ at the prestigious TradingTech Insight Europe Awards 2022. Established to acknowledge excellence in solutions and services for capital markets, the industry awards focus on vendors that provide exceptional offerings across infrastructure, technology and data. The award recognizes TNS’ mission-critical managed services, which bring….


TNS Announces Independent ‘Managed Services Versus DIY’ Report Findings

Financial | February 10th, 2022

A new independent report ‘Colocation of Financial Markets Trading Infrastructure’, has been released today and identifies the pros and cons of in-house management (a “DIY” approach) versus a managed service model. Sponsored by Transaction Network Services (TNS), the report features an in-depth decision framework and serves as a vital aid for trading firms that are….


Payments Industry Leaders Line Up for Horizon Conference

Payments | February 8th, 2022

Worldwide payments infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider TNS today announced keynote speakers for its upcoming Horizon 2022 Conference. The virtual event is set for February 15 in EMEA and North America, and on February 17 for APAC. TNS’ Global Managing Director of Payments, John Tait will moderate a panel featuring Saravanan Shanmugam, Global Lead Solution Architect Edge….


TNS Wins Two Juniper Research Future Digital Awards for Telco Innovation

Telecom | February 2nd, 2022

Transaction Network Services (TNS) announced today the company has won two Juniper Research Future Digital Awards for Telco Innovation. TNS’ LTE Roaming Hub was named Platinum Winner for the Best 5G Roaming Service Provider category, and TNS’ Identity and Protection Suite was named the Gold Winner for the Best Robocall Mitigation Solution category. Winners of….


TNS Offers Seamless Relocation to London Stock Exchange Data Center

Financial | January 11th, 2022

TNS will enable firms wanting to co-locate and directly access the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to seamlessly move trading operations when the LSEG data center relocates from its current London City location to a new London site this year. TNS has secured infrastructure capacity in the new data center and, as with its other….


TNS and Cellusys Partner with an Eye to the Future of 5G Roaming and Security

Telecom | December 9th, 2021

Collaboration on 5G roaming and security development to enhance roaming as a service offering to US networks large and small. With 5G roaming and interworking on the horizon, US-based Transaction Network Services (TNS) will collaborate with Irish solutions provider, Cellusys, in research, development, and testing of roaming and security solutions for 5G networks. Utilizing the….


TNS Horizon Conference Shines A Light On Payments Future

Payments | December 7th, 2021

Industry Leaders to Set Best-Practice Paths to Transaction Transformation Starting with a keynote panel on the implications of the 5G revolution for the Payments industry, the TNS Horizon 2022 Conference is poised to define new trends and calibrate best-practice strategies with speakers already confirmed from Global Payments, Kaleido Intelligence, Z Energy and Fortinet, among many….


TNS Provides Essential Trading Services Connectivity to Asia

Financial | December 2nd, 2021

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a market leader in capital markets client and counterpart connectivity and the first to market with a Layer 1 network solution, has invested significantly in its backbone to provide high performance global connectivity for clients tapping the plethora of opportunities developing in Asia. The TNS network boasts 247 regional financial community….


TNS Strengthens European Reach to Deliver Enhanced Market Data Capability and Ultra-Low Latency Connectivity

Financial | November 2nd, 2021

TNS invested significantly in its European backbone and data solutions in 2021, offering expanded market data from all major European equities exchanges and ultra-low latency TNS Layer 1 in data center architecture connected to TNS’ points-of-presence (PoPs) across Europe. The organization enhanced its already extensive market data portfolio adding Wiener Boerse AG, which operates the….


TNS Offers Trading Firms Seamless Relocation to Bergamo IT3

Financial | October 5th, 2021

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is expanding its Managed Hosting solution to enable firms wanting to co-locate and directly access the Euronext exchange matching engine to seamlessly move trading operations from Basildon to Bergamo. Euronext is planning to migrate its primary data center and related colocation services to the Aruba Global Data Center IT3 in Bergamo,….


TNS Robocall Report: Americans Deluged with 80 Billion Unwanted Calls Over Past Year, But they Aren’t Coming From Tier-1 Carriers

Telecom | September 21st, 2021

Americans received 80 billion unwanted robocalls over the past 12 months, but less than 5% of high-risk calls originated from the top six US carriers (AT&T, CenturyLink, Charter, Comcast, T-Mobile and Verizon) — continuing a shift in robocall activity from Tier-1 carriers to smaller VoIP providers. The findings come from the Seventh Edition of Transaction….


Hunter Communications Deploys TNS Call Guardian® Authentication Hub to Shield Business Customers in Oregon and California from Robocalls

Telecom | September 14th, 2021

TNS today announced that Hunter Communications, the premier communications service provider of fiber-optic internet and phone services to businesses and homes in southern Oregon and northern California, will deploy TNS Call Guardian® Authentication Hub to protect business customers from receiving unwanted scam and nuisance calls. More than 78 billion unwanted calls were made in the last….


TNS Extends Presence In Asia Pacific To 11 Countries

Financial | August 17th, 2021

TNS has significantly expanded its low latency global backbone across the Asia Pacific region and now offers access to most Asian exchanges including major financial players such as Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Japan Exchange Group (JPX). This expansion has been engineered to make use of the lowest latency commercially….


TNS Launches Market Data and Order Routing Services at India INX, Gift City

Financial | August 3rd, 2021

TNS is expanding its presence in India with the launch of a new connection to the India International Exchange (INX) located at the International Finance Services Centre, Gujarat International Finance-Tec City (GIFT City) Gandhinagar. This new connection delivers low latency access to India INX for both market data and order routing services. India INX had an….


TNS Expands Eurex and Xetra Access to Non-Members

Financial | July 20th, 2021

Transaction Network Services (TNS) revealed today that it is working with Deutsche Börse to provide access to Eurex and Xetra market data for non-member organizations. TNS, which has provided managed hosting, colocation and connectivity services to Eurex and Xetra member organizations since 2018, will leverage its established presence at the data centre in Frankfurt to….


TNS Adds Vienna Stock Exchange to its Impressive Market Data Portfolio

Financial | June 29th, 2021

Adding to its already impressive market data portfolio, Transaction Network Services (TNS) can now provide market data from Wiener Boerse AG, which is operating the stock exchanges in Vienna and Prague. The exchange group collects and distributes stock market data and calculates the most important indices of the region. Entering into a new agreement with the Vienna….


SGX and TNS to Enhance Colocation Options and Market Access for Traders

Financial | May 25th, 2021

Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Transaction Network Services (TNS) are working together to expand the range of hosting, colocation and connectivity options available to traders wishing to access SGX’s derivatives and securities markets. TNS can now offer its full suite of services, including TNS Layer 1 raw market data and order routing, from a new Managed….


Novus Technologies Selects TNS to Transform its Philippines Payments Infrastructure

Payments | May 18th, 2021

Payment service provider Novus Technologies has launched its ATM-as-a-Service in the Philippines after signing a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS). This will diversify and strengthen Novus Technologies’ payments infrastructure in the Philippines. Headquartered in Singapore, Novus Technologies (Novus) offers a diverse range of digital banking and payments services across Asia from its operations….


Brazil B3 to be The Latest Addition to TNS’ Growing Global Portfolio

Financial | May 11th, 2021

TNS today announced it now offers traders access to market data at the one of the world’s largest exchanges, B3, in Brazil. This new offering is the first Latin American exchange connection for TNS, which has comprehensive access to all the world’s major exchanges delivered globally over its low latency network. B3, headquartered in São….


TNS Brazil and ScanSource Unite to Offer Brazilian Retailers Complete POS Solution

Payments | April 29th, 2021

Transaction Network Services’ team in Brazil has signed an agreement with ScanSource which offers Brazilian retailers a complete single-source, point-of-sale (POS) solution.The new combined TNS Brazil and ScanSource solution includes payments terminals, software, SIM cards and extensive connectivity to the world’s leading banks, acquirers, processors and card schemes to handle processing and settlement. “Supporting ScanSource….


TNS Launches Managed Hosting Solution for JPX Traders

Financial | April 27th, 2021

TNS is strengthening its already robust portfolio by bringing its popular Managed Hosting solution to Japan Exchange Group’s (JPX) Tokyo-based colocation facility. With its colocation at JPX, TNS now offers a full suite of low-latency services including order routing and market data access for the exchange’s impressive portfolio including the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), Osaka….


Koch Equity Development Affiliate Enters Agreement to Acquire Transaction Network Services, Positioned For Strategic Growth

Corporate | April 14th, 2021

An affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC, the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. (collectively, “Koch”), announced that it has agreed to acquire Transaction Network Services, Inc. (“TNS”) from affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC and TNS’ other minority equity holders. TNS provides secure, mission critical connectivity and interoperability solutions via a global….


Shenandoah Telecommunications Selects TNS Call Guardian for Robocall Detection

Telecom | April 13th, 2021

TNS today announced that Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (“Shentel”) (Nasdaq:SHEN) – a leading provider of fiber-optic services in the Mid-Atlantic region – has chosen TNS Call Guardian for its robocall mitigation services, continuing a nearly three-decade partnership between the two companies. Americans received a staggering 77 billion unwanted robocalls in 2020, frustrating subscribers and leading carriers….


White Paper Finds Modern SD-WAN Solutions Can Supercharge Retail Payments

Payments | March 23rd, 2021

As the retail market continues to evolve rapidly, the rise of e-commerce and omnichannel commerce — as well as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic — are adding new levels of complexity to the retail industry and its operating models. Now, a white paper prepared by Juniper Research for Transaction Network Services (TNS) suggests retailers….


TNS Robocall Report: Nearly 95% of High Risk Calls in 2020 Originated from Non-Tier 1 Carriers

Telecom | March 2nd, 2021

While US consumers received 77 billion unwanted calls in 2020, this figure represented a 28% drop from the prior year, suggesting that collective efforts by policymakers, regulators, carriers and industry are driving down robocall volume. In 2020, bad actors set their sights on the COVID-19 pandemic and the US Presidential Election, launching targeted scams and….


Z Energy Upgrades Customer Experience with TNS’ Secure SD-WAN

Payments | January 19th, 2021

TNS today announced a new partnership with Z Energy —New Zealand’s leading fuel retailer — to enhance their retail customer experience through TNS Secure SD-WAN, which leverages Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN solution to combine industry-leading managed payment services with next-generation network security. Because of the challenges impacting the financial durability of downstream fuel, savvy retailers are….


Consumers Want Convenience, Security and More Pay-at-the-Pump Options from Fuel Retailers, New TNS Research Finds

Payments | December 1st, 2020

The pandemic is reshaping consumer behaviors and their attitudes toward merchants of all stripes, including fuel and convenience retailers. New data suggests consumer preferences for security, convenience, and more options for pay-at-the-pump impulse purchases will influence where consumers choose to purchase fuel, and how they pay, in the near future. TNS commissioned a survey* of….


TNS Makes Key Strategic Appointment

Telecom | November 10th, 2020

Transaction Network Services has appointed Bill Versen to the new position of President, Commmunications Market. Versen, who joined TNS in 2018 as TNS’ Chief Product Officer (CPO), has a long tenure in telecom, technology, product management and marketing. In addition to his new responsibilities, he will continue in his role as TNS’ CPO, where over the….


TNS Re-engineers its European Backbone to Deliver Robust Market Data and Ultra-Low Latency Connectivity

Financial | October 27th, 2020

TNS has been strategically enhancing its European backbone during 2020 and can now offer market data from all the major European equities exchanges to TNS’ points-of-presence (PoPs) across Europe. This network upgrade is part of TNS’ commitment to offer premium infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and connectivity solutions across Europe. In addition, TNS has deployed its ultra-low latency….


TNS Leverages Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to Help Retailers Embrace Digital Transformation and Cloud Adoption With New Solution

Payments | October 22nd, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leader in fintech payment services, announces the launch of TNS Secure SD-WAN which leverages Fortinet’s leading Secure SD-WAN solution. In partnership with Fortinet, TNS Secure SD-WAN combines proven managed payment services with next generation network security. The new service can help businesses seeking a solution in a secure SD-WAN environment….


TNS Launches New Financial Markets Online Customer Monitoring Solution

Financial | October 13th, 2020

TNS is launching TNS Oculus, a new online portal that provides financial markets customers visibility into their TNS services, including performance and utilization tracking. The easy to learn, intuitive interface gives users real-time insight into their network performance, allowing customers to access their own data and add new users tailoring their required permissions. This portal….


Fuel Retailers Need Creative Solutions to Offset Costs of EMV Compatibility Upgrades, Says TNS

Payments | October 8th, 2020

New TNS pricing models consider pandemic-related strain put on fuel retailer budgets As fuel retailers implement and complete projects to upgrade automated fuel dispenser (AFD) equipment at the forecourt to avoid the liability shift, the initial costs have proven to be a challenge for many. Yet it is critical to make these upgrades sooner rather….


TNS Becomes Network Service Provider for Trading Firms Accessing LSEG Markets

Financial | October 6th, 2020

TNS has today revealed that it has installed its ultra-low latency TNSXpress Layer 1 solution at the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) colocation facility. This development means that trading firms accessing the LSEG markets can now leverage speeds of between 5-85 nanoseconds within the TNS network thanks to the unique single hop architecture that the TNSXpress Layer….


TNS Supports US Equities Expansion

Financial | September 29th, 2020

In an attempt to introduce different approaches to trading and promote competition, three new US equities exchanges are preparing to go live this fall, and Transaction Network Services (TNS) will be supporting all three with live connections to both primary and disaster recovery (DR) locations. MIAX PEARL Equities, The Long-Term Stock Exchange (LTSE) and Members….


TNS Report: COVID-19 Leads to First Robocall Volume Drop In Years

Telecom | September 15th, 2020

The COVID-19 stay-at-home mandate has put a significant dent in the ability of bad actors to launch robocall campaigns, driving a 15% drop in unwanted calls in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period during the prior year. However, bad actors quickly pivoted to pandemic-focused scams in an attempt to fleece Americans….


Fuel Retailers Willing to Move Quickly on EMV Compatibility Upgrades Can Save Money with TNS Incentives

Payments | September 9th, 2020

The deadline for fuel retailers to support EMV payments at the forecourt to avoid the liability shift is less than a year away, yet many fuel and convenience retailers have not finished — or started — projects to upgrade their automated fuel dispenser (AFD) equipment. To help those retailers offset some of the initial costs….


TNS Expands Euronext Connection to Include Vital Equities Market Data

Financial | September 3rd, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is now offering ultra-low latency access to Euronext equities market data feeds through its TNSXpress Layer 1 solution which offers connectivity speeds as low as 5-85 nanoseconds. The move augments TNS’ existing Euronext offering which also includes access to Euronext’s extensive range of derivatives and fixed income market data, as well….


$207,783: Average Cost of Liability to Fuel Retailers that Don’t Make EMV Compatibility Upgrades, According to TNS

Payments | August 11th, 2020

New analysis from Mercator Advisory Group and Transaction Network Services (TNS) found that fuel and convenience retailers who fail to upgrade payment equipment at the pumps could face potential costs of, on average, $17,315 per site, or $207,780 over 12 months post liability shift. Because full liability shifts to the party in the payment chain….


TNS Targets Continued Global Growth with Key Strategic Appointment

Payments | August 4th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has appointed payments industry veteran John Tait to the newly created position of Global Managing Director for its FinTech Payments business. Based in Australia, Tait takes responsibility for TNS’ payments teams across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific regions, which now serve customers in over 60 countries. Tait has a strong….


Buckeye Broadband Taps TNS Call Guardian in Battle Against Robocalls

Telecom | July 30th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced that Buckeye Broadband – a cable and telecommunications provider serving customers throughout northwest Ohio and parts of southeast Michigan – has deployed TNS Call Guardian to protect its residential subscribers against scam and nuisance robocalls. Americans received a staggering 300 million unwanted robocalls per day in 2019, averaging 325….


The New Deadline for EMV Liability Shift Is an Opportunity to Upgrade to Better Payment Connectivity Solutions, According to TNS

Payments | July 23rd, 2020

With all card schemes on board with the new April 2021 deadline for EMV compliance, fuel and convenience retailers can get more out of their automated fuel dispenser (AFD) equipment upgrade projects by adding on the most modern payments technology, according to Transaction Network Services (TNS). “Enabling chip readers and other modern payments technologies will….


Fuel Retailers Must Act Quickly on EMV or Incur Sizable Costs, According to Upcoming Mercator and TNS Webinar

Payments | July 16th, 2020

The liability shift deadline for EMV compliance is fast approaching, and convenience and fuel retailers that need to upgrade their forecourt and other payment systems are invited to attend an instructional webinar offered by Transaction Network Services (TNS) in partnership with Mercator Advisory Group, the trusted global advisor to the payments industry. The July 28….


TNS Expands LTE Roaming Hub Coverage to Cover Central and South America

Telecom | July 15th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has secured a major new agreement with a Central American carrier which extends the reach of the TNS-powered CCA LTE Roaming Hub to nine countries across Central and South America. The new roaming partner agreement means that TNS can now support outbound roaming traffic from US carriers to Guatemala, Honduras, El….


The Liability Shift for EMV Compatibility Could Cost Gas Retailers Big, Mercator and TNS Find

Payments | July 9th, 2020

The April 2021 deadline for EMV compatibility is less than one year away, and fuel and convenience retailers must upgrade their payment equipment at the pumps — or face potential costs associated with the liability shift that could skyrocket into the tens of thousands for each station site, each month, according to new analysis from….


TNS Adds Cboe Europe to Extensive Market Data Roster

Financial | July 7th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has signed a new agreement with Cboe Europe, one of the largest pan-European equities stock exchange operators by value-traded, to become a registered vendor for its European equities market data. TNS is offering its connectivity and market data service at the Equinix LD4/LD5 campus, where Cboe Europe’s data center is located,….


TNS sees great potential in Brazilian connectivity market

Payments | July 6th, 2020

With the acquisition of Link Solutions, TNS is expanding its activities in Latin America from its operation in Brazil. Transaction Network Services (TNS), one of the world’s leading payments solutions providers, announces its expansion plans in Latin America from its operations in Brazil. Last year, the company acquired Brazilian Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity specialist Link….


What Installers Need to Know About Upgrading AFD Equipment for EMV Compatibility: New TNS Webinar Series

Payments | June 25th, 2020

With the April 2021 liability shift deadline for EMV compliance approaching, convenience and fuel retailers looking to upgrade their forecourt and other payment systems are invited to attend an instructional webinar offered by Transaction Network Services (TNS) in partnership with Verifone. The webinar series is being delivered by TNS to present field installers with an….


TNS Strengthens Market Data Portfolio with New Connection to SIX Swiss Exchange

Financial | June 16th, 2020

Traders can now work with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to access market data and trading services at one of Europe’s largest stock exchanges after the firm became a recognised service provider for the Swiss Stock Exchange. “We are delighted to welcome TNS as a registered service provider for our exchange,” said Gregor Braun, Head of….


Despite Extreme Market Conditions, TNS Records Zero Packet Loss Across Backbone Network

Financial | June 4th, 2020

At a time when global stock exchanges are experiencing intense volatility and speculative, high-volume trading as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts equities markets, Transaction Network Services (TNS) today reported its North American backbone network recorded zero packet loss during the highest market data volume periods it has ever seen. This means no TNS customers’ trades were….


TNS Recommends Gas Station Equipment Upgrades for EMV Compatibility

Payments | June 2nd, 2020

The replacement upgrades to install EMV CHIP reading terminals at automated fuel dispensers (AFDs) are in the process of being completed for many fuel and convenience retailers, and to avoid an expected increase in fraud, those that are in queue or just beginning their projects should not delay. With MasterCard being the final card scheme….


TNS Ultra-Low Latency Layer 1 Solution Now Live on Xetra Trading Platform

Financial | May 27th, 2020

Traders using Deutsche Börse’s Xetra can now leverage ultra-low latency colocation connections as fast as 5-85 nanoseconds via Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) innovative TNSXpress Layer 1 solution. TNS is offering a combination of managed hosting, colocation and connectivity options which utilize the TNSXpress Layer 1 single hop architecture that is up to 10 times faster….


TNS Launches Cloud Version of Popular Payments Solution

Payments | May 19th, 2020

Merchant acquirers, processors and other payment terminal estate owners can now connect their cloud services to the global payments ecosystem using the new secure TNSConnect Cloud solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS). Leveraging TNS’ extensive payments community of interest network, TNSConnect Cloud brings thousands of acquirers, card schemes, issuers, fuel partners, TMS providers and other….


Viaero Wireless Selects TNS Call Guardian for Robocall Protection

Telecom | May 12th, 2020

Viaero becomes one of the first regional carriers to meet the TRACED Act Requirements for Robocall Protection RESTON, VA, May 12, 2020 – Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced that Viaero Wireless, a US-based mobile network regional operator, will deploy TNS Call Guardian to protect subscribers against scam and nuisance robocalls. Viaero Wireless also becomes….


TNS Launches Upgrade to Ultra-Low Latency Offering in Key New York Area Data Centers

Financial | April 28th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is now offering the fastest market data in the industry from NYSE, CBOE and Nasdaq after upgrading its network with the TNSXpress Layer 1 solution in three key New York area data centers. TNSXpress Layer 1 uses a simple, single hop architecture that is up to 10 times faster than traditional….


TNS Adds Real Time HKEX Market Data to Its Global Offering

Financial | April 15th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) can now provide real time market data from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX). This move allows TNS customers to access the market data systems of the ninth largest stock exchange, and the 14th largest derivatives exchange, in the world. Providing HKEX data means that TNSXpress market data now covers….


Robocallers Tried to Scam Nearly Half of Senior Citizens Out of Money In 2019

Telecom | April 14th, 2020

A new survey by Transaction Network Services (TNS) has found that 53% of US senior citizens believe robocallers tried to scam them out of personal information in 2019, and nearly as many (47%) reported that they were targets of financial scams last year. While no demographic has been spared from the robocall epidemic that has….


TNS Boosts Equities and Futures Offering with Launch of Ultra-Low Latency Market Data Solution

Financial | March 10th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has enhanced its TNSXpress Market Data solution for the equities and futures markets with a new Layer 1 architecture that can deliver speeds 10 times faster than traditional networks. Developed by TNS’ in-house technology experts, Layer 1 offers speeds of 5-85 nanoseconds for market data feeds and order entry through a….


TNS Report: Americans Now Receive 300 Million Unwanted Robocalls Per Day

Telecom | March 4th, 2020

US consumers received 106 billion unwanted robocalls (325 per person) in 2019 – a 49% increase from the previous year – according to the Transaction Network Services (TNS) 2020 Robocall Investigation Report released today. A key finding from the TNS report shows that robocallers are increasingly spoofing legitimate customer-care numbers from trusted brands to try….


TNS Joins Verifone Managed Network Service Provider Program

Payments | February 25th, 2020

TNS has completed certification in the Verifone Managed Network Service Provider (MNSP) Program. This certification extends TNS’ industry leading PCI compliant TNSLink solution, which is used by convenience and petroleum retailers to connect their stores to critical enterprise applications and protect payment systems at the forecourt and inside the stores. Leading point-of-sale (POS) provider, Verifone,….


TNS Analysis Shows Unwanted Robocalls Jump Nearly 50 Percent in 2019

Telecom | February 5th, 2020

Americans received 106.8 billion unwanted (nuisance, scam or fraud) robocalls in 2019, a 49% increase from the previous year, according to an analysis of annual data released today by Transaction Network Services, Inc. (TNS). TNS analyzed more than one billion daily call events across hundreds of carriers and integrated a vast amount of data from….


TNS Managed Hosting Solution Now Live at HKEX Hosting Data Center

Financial | February 4th, 2020

TNS has today announced that its industry-leading TNSXpress Managed Hosting solution is now live at the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s (HKEX) hosting data center. Traders wishing to gain speed and cost efficiencies can now colocate their trading infrastructure close to the HKEX matching engine, thanks to TNS’ market leading technology. “TNS is a welcome….


India’s Payments Infrastructure Boosted by TNS Domestic Wireless Access Launch

Payments | January 14th, 2020

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is helping merchant acquirers and processors secure their payments infrastructure in the growing India market with the launch of TNS’ Domestic Wireless Access (DWA) SIM solution. TNS’ technology, which already supports more than one million SIMs across the Americas, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions can be used with any wireless….


Metaswitch and TNS Applaud the U.S. Government for New Robocall Legislation

Telecom | January 2nd, 2020

Metaswitch and Transaction Network Services (TNS) applaud the U.S. government’s efforts to stop robocalls by putting into law the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act. Passed on December 30, the Act allows telephone carriers to verify calls and allow robocalls to be blocked in a consistent and transparent manner — without extra charges for consumers. The legislation also….


TNS Expands EMEA Managed Hosting Coverage to More Key Data Centers

Financial | December 10th, 2019

TNS is strengthening its European network by expanding its Managed Hosting solution, TNSXpress, at four key data centers in London, Slough, Basildon and Frankfurt. TNS’ Managed Hosting solution utilizes the company’s ultra-low latency Layer 1 technology which offers trade executions 10 times faster than traditional Layer 3 architectures. Today’s announcement confirms its availability at the….


Travelex Expands ATM Acceptance to Major Global Payment Schemes with Transaction Network Services

Payments | November 26th, 2019

Travelex, a Finablr company and a market leading foreign exchange specialist, has today announced a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions. Through the partnership, Travelex will expand the card schemes available across its 1,050-strong ATM network. The company will use TNS’ managed hosting service….


New TNS Research Highlights Global Market Opportunity for Secure Commerce at the Pump

Payments | November 12th, 2019

A new report being published today by Transaction Network Services (TNS) suggests that the majority of consumers are open to new experiences when they pay-at-the-pump which could provide significant revenue opportunities for retailers. The report called ‘The Market Opportunity for Secure Commerce at the Pump’ explores the findings of a survey* TNS commissioned among US,….


TNS Launches Secure Internet Gateway in India and Signs First Customer

Payments | November 5th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has launched its highly anticipated Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) to the Indian market and revealed it has already secured its first customer agreement with one of the world’s leading international acquirers. TNS’ SIG is the first IP device level solution to be offered to merchant acquirers and processors in India that….


TNS Unveils New TNSXpress Portfolio at FIA Expo

Financial | October 29th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is launching its state-of-the-art TNSXpress product suite at the FIA Expo in Chicago today. Visitors to TNS booth #319 will see how the TNSXpress solutions can offer some of the fastest, most secure and comprehensive connectivity to the global financial markets. Comprised of three innovative solutions which have been specifically designed….


Innovative TNS Voice IPX Heralds a New Era in Efficient Worldwide Voice Peering

Telecom | October 22nd, 2019

Industry interoperability received a boost today when Transaction Network Services (TNS) unveiled its new TNS Voice IPX solution. This global secure service provides a scalable MPLS connection between networks, enabling originating and terminating voice calls among wireless, wireline and cable operators. This innovative solution is designed to reduce network complexity and accelerate the industry migration….


TNS Working with HKEX to Address Global Demand for Trading on Hong Kong’s Stock Market

Financial | October 15th, 2019

Transaction Network Services and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) have signed an agreement for connectivity, managed hosting and market data access that will give financial market participants greater choice of how to trade with the HKEX. Hong Kong’s iconic securities market has over 2,300 listed companies and offers a range of equities and derivatives.….


TNS Secures MNSP Certification for Innovative New Gilbarco Passport System

Payments | October 10th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has been certified as a Managed Network Service Provider (MNSP) by Gilbarco for its Gilbarco Passport point-of-sale system which is being rolled out across the United States. Retailers that deploy Gilbarco Passport can now use TNSLink to connect their instore terminals securely and cost-effectively to TNS’ global payments community. The technology….


TNS Robocall Survey: Consumers Want More Control or Options to Combat Robocalls

Telecom | October 8th, 2019

A survey of US wireless carrier subscribers released today by Transaction Network Services (TNS) finds that only 39% of consumers want their carrier to automatically block all calls from numbers not in their mobile phone contact list. While the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in June 2019 to allow wireless carriers to automatically block unwanted….


TNS and WannLynx Provide New Revenue Opportunities for Convenience Stores as EMV Deadline Looms

Payments | October 3rd, 2019

Transaction Network Services and WannLynx today announced their collaboration to offer convenience store chains (c-stores) increased control and content management of their terminals instore and at the forecourt. The deadline for upgrading gas pumps to EMV transactions is in October 2020. Since this technology upgrade requires a significant investment by store owners, the ability to….


TNS Invests in Market Data Services with Significant Euronext Derivatives Deal

Financial | September 24th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has strategically enhanced its growing market data portfolio by securing an agreement to become a Vendor of Record for Euronext Derivatives Market Data. TNS’ new fully managed Euronext Derivatives Market Data service allows financial market participants to lower the cost of accessing Euronext’s extensive range of derivatives and fixed income assets.….


TNS Survey: Americans Now Receive 200 Million Unwanted Robocalls per Day

Telecom | September 12th, 2019

While the top six U.S. carriers (AT&T, CenturyLink, Comcast, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon) account for 70% of total call volume, only 12% of high risk (scam/fraud) robocalls originate from numbers owned by these Tier-1 carriers – according to the 2019 First Half Robocall Investigation Report released today by Transaction Network Services (TNS). The data suggest….


Link Solutions is one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Brazil

Payments | September 12th, 2019

According to one of the most traditional and complete surveys on the practices and challenges of emerging companies in Brazil, Link Solutions is one of the fastest-growing companies in the country. The study, published on SEP 12th 2019, in São Paulo, by Exame Magazine in partnership with consultancy firm Deloitte, is the main reference on….


Inland Cellular Deploys TNS Call Guardian to Protect Subscribers from Robocalls

Telecom | September 4th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced that Inland Cellular, a US-based mobile network operator serving customers across Washington and Idaho, will deploy TNS’ industry-leading robocall detection solution TNS Call Guardian. Inland Cellular becomes one of the first regional carriers to integrate robocall detection into their service offering for wireless subscribers. TNS Call Guardian powers the robocall….


Strategic LTE Expansion Allows TNS to Support More US Outbound Roaming Traffic to the Caribbean

Telecom | August 20th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has revealed a series of investments in the TNS-powered CCA LTE Roaming Hub (Hub) which increases its Caribbean coverage to more than 17,000 square miles and introduces an innovative new GPRS Tunneling Protocol (GTP) Proxy facility for enhanced efficiency. Several Caribbean operators that cover the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas have….


TNS Enables Sensiple to Bring Vital MiFIDII Compliance Solution to Frankfurt Data Center

Financial | August 20th, 2019

Capital markets and banking technology specialist Sensiple Inc is bringing its Regtech product SETREGA for MiFIDII, SFTR and EMIR compliance and reporting to the strategically important FR2 data center in Frankfurt as part of a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS). Sensiple will use TNS’ managed hosting, colocation and connectivity service to give market….


TNS’ Robocall Detection App Hits 250 Million Device Milestone

Telecom | August 6th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) announced today that its Enhanced Caller ID solution, powered by its industry-leading TNS Call Guardian application, has been shipped on more than 250 million devices, across more than 550 makes and models of handsets – demonstrating significant traction amongst telecom carriers seeking to protect their subscribers from unwanted and illegal robocalls.….


TNS Expands its Managed Financial Services Portfolio with the Acquisition of NetXpress

Financial | July 30th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based trading technology provider NetXpress, in a strategic move that augments its financial services portfolio with ultra-low latency exchange connectivity at 11 key global locations across North America, Europe, and Asia. Founded in 2016 by industry experts Scott Feagans and Moshe Siegel, NetXpress provides colocation, data….


TNS Powered CCA LTE Roaming Hub to Support Majority of International Roaming Traffic for US Operators

Telecom | June 18th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has reached a major milestone with the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) LTE Roaming Hub. The Hub has added key international destinations and now satisfies over 85% of the international roaming requirements of the Hub’s member operators. TNS’ roaming portfolio seamlessly enables operators to expand their domestic and international footprint while maximizing….


TNS Report Shows Alternative and Cashless Payments Adoption at an Inflection Point with Security a Concern to Wider Usage

Payments | June 11th, 2019

In a study commissioned by Transaction Network Services (TNS) consumers expressed their openness to embracing alternative payment options, including the use of wearables and smartphones. However, acceptance of cashless payments comes with a high degree of concern surrounding the ability to secure these devices. TNS’ study, Consumer Differences Shape Alternative Payments and Cashless Systems Adoption,*….


TNS Launches Branded Calling Solution Enabling Businesses to Protect Their Brand from Robocalls

Telecom | June 4th, 2019

Trials with top carriers underway; solution enables businesses to protect brand from call spoofing, increase call pickup rates, and improve business-customer relationship  The rise of unwanted robocalls is having a devastating impact on legitimate businesses that rely heavily on automated calling to communicate with customers and consumers. To address this, Transaction Network Services (TNS) today….


TNS Lights up the Financial Markets with Low-Latency Dark Fiber Upgrade

Financial | May 21st, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has significantly upgraded and expanded its network capacity to include dark fiber connectivity in the strategically important New York Triangle, giving traders ultra-high-speed access to market data and TNS’ financial community of interest. The new TNS dark fiber network can be expanded up to four terabits of capacity, effectively preparing traders’….


New TNS Report Shows Significant Smart IoT Device Payments Adoption Threatened by Consumer Security Fears

Payments | April 16th, 2019

A new Transaction Network Services (TNS) report which surveys consumer attitudes toward smart payments has confirmed that adoption of this technology shows substantial growth, but consumers have significant security concerns. TNS’ Consumers Confirm Smart Payments Adoption* report evaluates US, UK and Australian consumer experiences with and attitudes toward smart payment technologies on Internet of Thing….


TNS and Metaswitch Announce Immediate Availability of Hosted Robocall Blocking Service Based on STIR/SHAKEN

Telecom | April 9th, 2019

Call Guardian Authentication Hub is a fully managed service enabling carriers of all sizes the fastest and most cost effective path to deploying the STIR/SHAKEN compliant call authentication framework Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Metaswitch today announced the launch of Call Guardian Authentication Hub, a new hosted STIR/SHAKEN solution that enables carriers to quickly and economically go-to-market with a call authentication solution….


TNS Report Finds Only 10% of High Risk Robocalls Come From Tier 1 Carriers

Telecom | March 26th, 2019

TNS 2019 Robocall Investigation Report suggests that robocall scammers and spoofers continue to leverage smaller carriers networks to evade detection and oversight While the top six U.S. carriers (AT&T, CenturyLink, Comcast, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon) account for three-fourths of total call volume, only 10% of high risk (scam/fraud) robocalls now originate from numbers owned by….


TNS Invests in OpSiSe Solution to Boost French Business

Payments | March 19th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is expanding its product portfolio in France by purchasing the assets of Paris-based OpSiSe SAS. Through the acquisition, TNS increases its portfolio of value-added services with the OpSiSe set of online tools, reporting and mobile application capabilities, all of which complement TNS’ comprehensive global payment network services. “We’re delighted to be….


Bravado Wireless Taps TNS for Short Code Gateway Service

Telecom | March 12th, 2019

Oklahoma-based Bravado Wireless is boosting its network capabilities with full US short code coverage thanks to a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS). Short codes are five or six digit numbers that are designed for businesses to send text messages to communicate with their customers. Common uses for short codes include sending product information….


TNS Enhances Its Hosting Services with Low-Latency Access to Key Data Centers

Financial | March 7th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions, today announced the expansion of its managed hosting and market data services to provide clients with low-latency connectivity to key financial markets. These enhanced capabilities are made possible through the expansion of TNS’ managed hosting services into the Aurora, Ill.-based Chicago….


US Tier 1 Operator Improves VoLTE Roaming Coverage by Using TNS Powered Hub

Telecom | February 26th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has revealed that a US Tier 1 operator is now using the TNS powered Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) LTE Roaming Hub to enhance its VoLTE roaming coverage nationally. Agreements have been established to allow the Tier 1 operator to roam onto multiple regional operator networks, enabling it to provide wider coverage….


TNS and P97 Partnership Enables More Secure Mobile and Connected Car Payments

Payments | February 19th, 2019

P97 Networks and Transaction Network Services (TNS) are leading the way in facilitating secure, efficient, and reliable connected vehicle and mobile payments across North America and Europe. Under the agreement, TNS provides P97 a managed tokenization service enabling the secure provisioning and payment authorization of consumer card-on-file accounts for mobile and in-vehicle applications. Since its….


TNS Race for 5G Report: 72% of US Adults Would be Willing to Upgrade to 5G Capable Device When Available

Telecom | February 12th, 2019

Even though satisfaction rates are high for current mobile networks, when asked about 5G, the majority of respondents agreed they are aware of 5G and anxious to experience everything it may offer, most notably faster speeds, a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS) found, which reported the findings of an independent survey* carried out….


TNS Expands Its Secure Cloud Connect Service with Connectivity to Azure

Financial | February 5th, 2019

Financial markets participants can now increase the security of their cloud infrastructure thanks to Transaction Network Services (TNS) enhancing its Secure Cloud Connect solution with connectivity to Microsoft Azure. Launched just over a year ago, TNS Secure Cloud Connect provides secure, resilient and easy access to a range of cloud services. It facilitates connectivity to….


TNS Broadens Service Offerings For Financial Markets with Strategic R2G Acquisition

Financial | January 22nd, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based market data, connectivity and hosting specialist R2G Services. With this acquisition, TNS is now a unique full-service managed infrastructure provider that can meet the demanding needs of financial market participants through a single supplier relationship. Founded in 2010, R2G has designed and built an industry….


TNS Targets South American Expansion with Strategic Acquisition of Link Solutions

Payments | January 17th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is expanding into Brazil through the acquisition of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) communications specialist Link Solutions Eireli (Link). The acquisition of the family-owned business gives TNS two new offices in Brazil, 65 new employees and an extensive customer base of mPOS, transportation, security and tracking customers that collectively use….


TNS Launches New Peer-to-Peer VPN Solution

Financial | January 8th, 2019

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is increasing its financial services offerings to include a new Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution that provides low-cost, secure connectivity to the TNS Secure Trading Extranet. This new P2P VPN is a simplified solution which can help organizations significantly reduce the total cost of ownership of their VPN estate….


TNS Operator IoT Intelligence Report: 84% of US Adults Now Own a Connected Device and 62% Feel it Improves Quality of Life

Telecom | December 11th, 2018

Pressures on operator networks are set to grow as subscribers demonstrate an insatiable appetite for connected devices, according to a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS). The survey is consistent with the Cisco Visual Network Index* that estimates that there will be over one billion connected 4G cellular devices by 2020, with billions of….


TNS Signs Two Tier One Operators for VoLTE Services

Telecom | December 4th, 2018

Two tier one North American operators are responding to their growing subscriber demands for VoLTE services by signing new agreements with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to use its VoLTE Registry solution. According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, the number of worldwide VoLTE subscriptions is projected to reach 5.4 billion by the end of 2023,….


TNS Launches to Help Legitimate Calls Reach Consumers

Telecom | November 13th, 2018

New Call Management Platform and Registry Aims to Empower Consumers and Help Legitimate Businesses Reach Their Customers. Transaction Network Services (TNS), whose Call Guardian robocall detection solution is used by the majority of leading US wireless service providers as well as US landline providers, today announced the launch of its new call management platform….


Deutsche Boerse and TNS Unite in Strategic Boost to Eurex and Xetra Platforms

Financial | October 25th, 2018

Transaction Networks Services (TNS) is adding Eurex and Xetra to its financial community of interest in a new agreement which will help Deutsche Boerse expand the reach of its key European markets. TNS, which provides access to more than 300 market feeds from over 55 stock exchanges and electronic connectivity networks, has a 2,100 endpoint….


Transaction Network Services Wins Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition

Telecom | October 22nd, 2018

TNS’ Enhanced Caller ID selected among telecom industry leaders for Customer Engagement category Transaction Network Services (TNS) today announced that it is a winner of the 2018 Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition. TNS’ Enhanced Caller ID solution earned the award in the Customer Engagement category, and the company formally accepted the award at the Next Gen….


2018 TNS Robocall Report: One-Third of Calls Are High Risk or Nuisance

Telecom | October 17th, 2018

Analysis of more than 1 billion call events each day across hundreds of carriers also finds that Monday is heaviest day for robocalls while Friday sees lightest volume One-third of all calls to wireless and wireline subscribers are now considered to be high risk (scam/fraudulent) or nuisance, according to the Transaction Network Services (TNS) 2018….


TNS Further Targets Unattended and eCommerce Payments With ADVAM Acquisition

Payments | October 16th, 2018

Transaction Network Services (TNS) announces it has agreed to acquire unattended and eCommerce payments specialist ADVAM in a transaction which strengthens TNS’ core payment capabilities and which will allow TNS to further target the payments market across the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. Headquartered in Adelaide, Australia, ADVAM is one of the world’s….


Operators Aim to Significantly Reduce Network Data Consumption With New TNS Solution

Telecom | September 18th, 2018

Multiple global operator groups can now take control of their data consumption costs thanks to a new Data Optimization and Hub Break Out solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS). The TNS hosted Data Optimization and Hub Break Out solution allows mobile operators to save money by reducing the amount of data consumed by their subscribers….


Exegy and TNS Partner to Offer a Global FX Trading Platform

Financial | September 10th, 2018

Exegy Inc., the leading provider of managed services and low-latency technology for market data normalization and distribution, and Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leader in global managed data communications and interoperability solutions, announce a partnership in offering a global FX trading platform. The new offering combines TNS’ excellence in market connectivity and hosting solutions and….


TNS Call Guardian App Addresses Growing Use Of Neighbor Spoofing Robocall Tactic

Telecom | August 21st, 2018

By analyzing 1 billion call events per day across over 500 telecom operators, TNS’ robocall detection solution enables carriers to better protect subscribers from local number caller ID spoofing Transaction Network Services (TNS), whose Call Guardian robocall detection solution is used by leading US wireless service providers as well as US landline providers, today announced….


TNS Marks Major Milestone for Feature-rich Telco Hub

Telecom | August 14th, 2018

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the TNS Data Services Hub, which now has 29 US operators as members and a growing number of international carriers and operator groups. Last month, TNS handled over 5 billion LTE diameter signaling messages across its network and more than 30 billion in the last….


Security Fears Threaten Biometric Payments Growth Reveals TNS Report

Payments | July 31st, 2018

Biometric payments are poised for significant growth, but substantial consumer security concerns could put its future at risk according to a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS). Vital Insights into Biometric Payments Adoption, which is being published by TNS today, shares the results of an independent US, UK and Australian survey* commissioned by TNS….


TNS and INET Partnership Revolutionizes Thanachart Bank’s Merchant POS Service

Payments | July 24th, 2018

Thanachart Bank in Thailand is strengthening the point-of-sale (POS) services it provides to its merchants and their 30,000 terminals, thanks to a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS) and INET. TNS, in partnership with INET, will upgrade Thanachart Bank’s merchant offerings with the TNS managed dial service, Secure Internet Gateway and Global Wireless Access….


Inland Cellular Boosts Network With Suite of TNS Solutions

Telecom | June 19th, 2018

Regional wireless carrier Inland Cellular has migrated its roaming, clearing, messaging and signaling requirements to Transaction Network Services (TNS) in a multi-year deal which also includes provision for new LTE roaming services. TNS, with its market leading portfolio of services, will act as a one-stop-shop for all of Inland Cellular’s telecom needs. Inland Cellular will….


TNS Report Identifies Significant Growth Opportunities For Unattended Terminals

Payments | June 12th, 2018

70% of consumers want unattended terminals to accept both card and cash payments and a significant number are willing to use wearable devices or digital wallets at these locations, according to a survey* of US, UK and Australian adults commissioned by Transaction Network Services (TNS). TNS is publishing the results of its survey today in….


TNS Targets Growth With Strategic New Chief Product Officer Hire

Corporate | June 5th, 2018

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has hired telecommunication industry veteran Bill Versen to the newly created position of Chief Product Officer. In this role, Mr Versen will oversee TNS’ global product vision, product design and development, and product marketing and management. Mr Versen will be responsible for ensuring that TNS’ products and services continue to drive….


Spam? Verizon Gives You New Tool To Avoid Robocalls with New Caller ID Feature

Telecom | April 16th, 2018

Verizon is introducing a new Caller ID feature for its landline phone customers to help them protect themselves from potential malicious robocalls. NEW YORK – “I love robocalls,” said no one ever. In reality, the opposite is true, and it is in that spirit that Verizon is introducing a new Caller ID feature for its….


Enhanced TNS Data Services Hub Carries First VoLTE Traffic for Major US Operator

Telecom | March 27th, 2018

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has today announced that it is now handling live VoLTE roaming traffic for a major US operator and its roaming partners. The VoLTE traffic is being carried by the TNS Data Services Hub, a technical and business framework for simplifying LTE, as well as other next-generation data connectivity, interoperability and roaming needs among….


TNS Launches 4G Roaming Support For Mobile POS Terminals

Payments | March 13th, 2018

Global 4G roaming coverage for (POS) terminals has become more accessible today thanks to the launch of an enhanced solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS). TNS’ Global Wireless Access (GWA) solution can now support 4G roaming in more than 60 countries around the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) solution for POS terminals provides comprehensive international coverage and is….


New TNS Report Raises Concern Over Data Consumption Habits of Roaming Subscribers

Telecom | February 20th, 2018

Operators need to prepare for a substantial increase in data consumption pressures from roaming subscribers according to a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS). The report focuses on the findings of an independent survey*, commissioned by TNS, which explores how many cell phone users continue to use their apps when roaming, whether they leave them open in the….


TNS Expands Hosting Services to New York and Chicago Financial Hubs

Financial | January 30th, 2018

Low latency trading firms looking to access key equity, derivatives and FX markets can now choose Transaction Network Services (TNS) as it expands its Managed Hosting, CoLocation and Connectivity Service to New York and Chicago. TNS’ new solution, already launched in Europe and Asia, provides efficient and cost-effective managed hosting in remote data center locations on behalf….


TNS Launches Critical Roaming Risk Mitigating Capabilities For Operators

Telecom | January 23rd, 2018

Operators can now more easily mitigate the risks associated with roaming activities thanks to a series of enhancements which Transaction Network Services (TNS) is making to its advanced 4G roaming ecosystem called the TNS Data Services Hub. Designed to provide operators with scale and overcome interoperability issues across multiple vendor variants and protocols, the TNS Data Services Hub is….


TNS Expands Portfolio with New Cloud Connectivity Services

Financial | November 14th, 2017

Financial organizations who want to include cloud services within their trading infrastructure can now benefit from a new connectivity solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS) which addresses the mission-critical requirements of the global financial markets. TNS Secure Cloud Connect has been designed to provide secure, resilient and easy access to a range of cloud services, including….


TNS Now Provides Managed Hosting in ASX’s Dynamic Australian Liquidity Centre

Financial | October 27th, 2017

Firms seeking the fastest access to Australia’s buoyant cash equities, derivatives and commodities markets have had their options enhanced today with the announcement that Transaction Network Services (TNS) is now offering hosting and colocation services at the country’s main exchange-owned data centre. TNS’ Managed Hosting Service is now available at the Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC)….


TNS Helps James Valley Wireless Delight Subscribers With New International Roaming Capabilities

Telecom | October 26th, 2017

James Valley Wireless will use the CCA LTE Roaming Hub (Hub), powered by Transaction Network Services, to offer its subscribers international LTE roaming services for the first time ever.  The new agreement extends James Valley’s use of the Hub to cover a leading operator’s Caribbean estate which includes 15 countries across the region. James Groft, CEO at James….


ISO Market Boosted as New Agreement Enables TNS to Support Top 5 US Processors

Payments | October 24th, 2017

Transaction Network Services has signed a new significant deal with one of the leading processors in the US to support the deployment and management of wireless point-of-sale (POS) terminals via its flexible TNSPay Mobile SIM solution.  The agreement boosts TNS’ extensive industry coverage and means TNSPay Mobile can now offer ISO’s the ability to reach all of….


TNS Now Provides Managed Hosting in ASX’s Dynamic Australian Liquidity Centre

Financial | October 17th, 2017

Firms seeking the fastest access to Australia’s buoyant cash equities, derivatives and commodities markets have had their options enhanced today with the announcement that Transaction Network Services (TNS) is now offering hosting and colocation services at the country’s main exchange-owned data centre. TNS’ Managed Hosting Service is now available at the Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC) in Sydney which is….


Enhanced TNS Solution Creates Growth Opportunities for Canadian ATM Operators

Payments | September 26th, 2017

An exciting array of new features are set to help Canadian ATM operators and deployers target growth after Transaction Network Services confirmed it was launching its recently enhanced TNSLink for ATMs solution in Canada.  TNS, a leader in the ATM communications market for over 20 years, is establishing an in-country team based in Toronto and plans….


TNS Report Uncovers Significant Global Variances in ATM Usage

Payments | September 12th, 2017

A new report being published today by Transaction Network Services (TNS) has revealed that consumers in the US, UK and Australia exhibit different behaviors when using ATMs. The report, called Global Variances in ATM Usage, shares the results of a survey* which TNS commissioned early this year. It investigates, among other things, how frequently people used ATMs, whether….


TNS Powered CCA LTE Roaming Hub Grows to Over 65 Million Subscribers

Telecom | August 15th, 2017

The CCA LTE Roaming Hub (Hub), powered by Transaction Network Services (TNS), has reached a major milestone, now covering over 65 million subscribers across 25 countries. Since its launch four years ago, the Hub has grown to include an extensive range of operator members of different sizes and now covers the US, Mexico, Caribbean, Russia, Belgium, Taiwan, Armenia, Iceland….


TNS Boosts Frankfurt’s Financial Markets with New Managed Service

Financial | August 1st, 2017

Brokers, buy-side organizations and vendors wishing to locate in Frankfurt’s FR2 data center are being given a strategic advantage with a new Managed Hosting, CoLocation and Connectivity Service from Transaction Network Services (TNS). TNS’ new solution, which launched in a select list of markets last year, aims to reduce the complexity of remote data space and connectivity requirements….


TNS Survey Reveals Major Payment Data Security Concerns Among Consumers

Payments | July 25th, 2017

A survey* commissioned by Transaction Network Services (TNS) has found that 85% of adults in the US, UK and Australia believe the number of criminals trying to steal credit and debit card data is increasing. More than two thirds are concerned about the security of their payment card data and 38% feel their private credit or debit card data has….


New TNS Office Set to Accelerate Philippines Payments Evolution

Payments | July 11th, 2017

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is entering the fast developing payments sector in the Philippines to help banks, processors, ATM deployers, acquirers and retailers capitalize on the country’s aggressive shift to electronic payments. A new office in Manila will be headed by Country Manager James Lazaro who has previously worked with Ingenico, BAE Systems and SilverSky. John….


TNS Launches Multi-Carrier Wireless Roaming Solution For Payment Devices Across North America

Payments | July 4th, 2017

Processors, ISOs and device manufacturers across North America can now benefit from Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) expertise in wireless roaming for payment devices and point-of-sale terminals thanks to the expansion of its Global Wireless Access product across the region. Global Wireless Access (GWA) utilizes a PCI DSS certified infrastructure to deliver a multi-carrier, roaming SIM….


TNS Financial Solutions Now Available in Verne Global’s Icelandic Data Center

Financial | June 22nd, 2017

Connecting Iceland’s growing financial services community to the global markets Verne Global, a provider of highly optimised, secure and 100% renewably powered data center solutions, today announced the availability of access to Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) Secure Trading Extranet at its innovative data center in Iceland. Verne Global’s low carbon data center campus has quickly….


TNS Appointed by ATM2GO in Multi-Year Deal

Payments | June 20th, 2017

Australian ATM operator ATM2GO has migrated its entire ATM estate to Transaction Network Services (TNS) in a multi-year deal that includes 4G coverage for both mobile and retail ATM sites. ATM2GO will use the TNSLink for ATMs solution to handle communications from the diverse range of locations its terminals serve which includes clubs, food outlets, festivals and sporting tournaments….


West Central Wireless Commits to TNS with New Multi-Year Agreement

Telecom | June 6th, 2017

West Central Wireless has signed a multi-year agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS) for a full suite of traditional roaming, clearing, signaling and messaging solutions, as well as LTE services. Mike Higgins, Jr., General Manager of West Central Wireless, said: “We have worked with TNS for almost a decade and found their solutions to be high quality,….


Thumb Cellular Migrates Network to TNS

Telecom | May 16th, 2017

Thumb Cellular, a Michigan-based carrier, has signed a multi-year deal with Transaction Network Services (TNS) for a full bundle of telecommunication services. The new agreement includes an extensive suite of roaming, clearing, messaging and signaling solutions covering Thumb Cellular’s entire network. The carrier will also utilize TNS’ fraud prevention services, which will strengthen its network and improve subscriber satisfaction. “We’re excited….


TNS Launches Encryption Service as Financial Markets Move to Protect Trades

Financial | May 2nd, 2017

Traders are being given enhanced security measures thanks to the introduction of a new encryption solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS). The TNS Encryption Service allows financial market participants to further protect the privacy of their trading data as it flows across TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet and Secure Trading Hub, thereby further safeguarding the financial data from unauthorized….


Paymark and TNS Partnership Boosts New Zealand Payments Infrastructure

Payments | May 1st, 2017

Multi-channel payments solution provider EFTPOS New Zealand has migrated its Dial POS network to Transaction Network Services (TNS). The agreement enables EFTPOS New Zealand, which was acquired by Verifone in 2013, to support the changing technology mix for payment acceptance in New Zealand and more quickly rollout its next generation of payment technologies. EFTPOS New….


TNS Launches Multi-Carrier Wireless Roaming Solution for Payment Devices Across North America

Payments | April 25th, 2017

Processors, ISOs and device manufacturers across North America can now benefit from Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) expertise in wireless roaming for payment devices and point-of-sale terminals thanks to the expansion of its Global Wireless Access product across the region. Global Wireless Access (GWA) utilizes a PCI DSS certified infrastructure to deliver a multi-carrier, roaming SIM solution optimized for….


New TNS Solution Makes Global Financial Markets More Accessible

Financial | February 9th, 2017

Brokers, buy-side organizations and vendors can now expand their operations more efficiently and effectively thanks to the launch of a new global Managed Hosting, CoLocation and Connectivity service from Transaction Network Services (TNS). The single source solution, which offers a complete one-stop-shop for all remote data space and connectivity requirements, aims to reduce complexity for….


TNS Introduces Caller ID Spoofing Protection

Telecom | February 7th, 2017

TNS Offers a Critical Component in the Layered Approach to Robocall Detection and Prevention Transaction Network Services (TNS) has made a substantial breakthrough in the war on robocallers with the launch of TNS Call Guardian. Service providers now have a solution for both wireless and wireline that provides trusted analytics to detect Caller ID spoofers and other….


Cell C South Africa Selects TNS Nextgen for FCH and IOT Discount Management

Telecom | January 17th, 2017

Cell C, the leading alternative mobile operator in South Africa, selected the TNS Nextgen portfolio of financial clearing and settlement services, including IOTRONTM Inter-Operator Tariff (IOT) discount management, to address their roaming needs.  The selection of TNS Nextgen for financial clearing and settlement services was driven by Cell C’s business needs to utilize solutions that enhance….


TNS Marks 20 Year Anniversary by Expanding Reach to More Than 2,000 Endpoints

Financial | December 6th, 2016

TNS is celebrating a significant milestone this month as it marks 20 years serving the financial markets. As one of the world’s largest dedicated electronic trading connectivity networks, TNS now has more than 2,000 financial community endpoints connected to its Secure Trading Extranet. In 1996, TNS was the first organization to launch a secure, low….


TNS and Cequint Deploy Next Generation Robocall Solution Delivering Best-in-Class Service for Sprint Customers

Telecom | November 30th, 2016

TNS and its subsidiary, Cequint, are providing Sprint with an important new service which will help protect Sprint’s customers from unwanted robocallers and caller ID spoofers. Sprint is the first carrier using Cequint’s Enhanced Caller ID service in conjunction with TNS Call Guardian service to identify fraudulent and nuisance callers as well as caller ID spoofing. The combined….


TNS Launches FIX Hub to Streamline Trading Globally

Financial | November 10th, 2016

Traders using the FIX Protocol are being given access to a revolutionary new connectivity hub from TNS which allows multiple FIX connections to be established quickly and cost effectively. The TNS Secure Trading Hub is a fully managed, scalable and vendor agnostic FIX connectivity solution which supports order routing services for multi-asset classes. Alex Walker, Executive Vice….


TNS Adds Experienced Leadership to its Global Payments Team

Payments | October 11th, 2016

Transaction Network Services is strengthening its payments business with two high-level senior appointments which will help TNS deliver on its ambitious growth plans. George Zirkel joins TNS as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Payments Strategy. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Reston, USA. John Tait takes on the role of Managing Director of TNS’ Payments….


Sprint Announces Partnership with TNS and Cequint

Telecom | September 14th, 2016

Sprint today announced a partnership with Cequint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TNS, to help protect Sprint customers from unwanted robocalls. The companies are working to develop enhanced Caller ID solutions, and expect to integrate the service later this year. “We are always looking for ways to provide our customers with the best experience, and protecting them from unwanted….


Pioneer Cellular Works with TNS to Establish LTE Roaming Network

Telecom | September 13th, 2016

Pioneer Cellular is significantly expanding its LTE coverage and offering new 4G roaming opportunities to subscribers, thanks to a multi-faceted agreement with telecommunications specialist Transaction Network Services (TNS). Pioneer Cellular is significantly expanding its LTE coverage and offering new 4G roaming opportunities to subscribers, thanks to a multi-faceted agreement with telecommunications specialist Transaction Network Services (TNS). The….


TNS strengthens Australian payments infrastructure with connectivity to APCA COIN network

Payments | September 6th, 2016

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is giving the payments industry efficient, secure and reliable connectivity to the Australian Payments Clearing Association’s Community of Interest Network (COIN). TNS’ successful bid to join the COIN enhances TNS’ already extensive network to include many new financial host endpoints, such as Cabcharge, that demonstrate a strong preference for or mandate….


TNS Commits to American Dial Market with Dual Diverse Network

Payments | August 16th, 2016

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has launched a dual diverse network for its dial payments traffic, giving acquirers full redundancy and fail over capabilities through one supplier relationship. The service, which is now live across the US and Canada, provides two different and distinct networks to carry dial payment transactions and utilizes multiple telecommunications firms. Lisa Shipley, Executive….


Route Mobile Awards TNS Global Contract

Telecom | July 9th, 2016

Route Mobile, a leading messaging technology service provider, is enhancing its service to telecom operators globally by signing a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to use its Carrier ENUM solution. TNS’ Carrier ENUM will provide vital Mobile Number Portability (MNP) look up services, allowing Route Mobile to route text messages faster and more….


Leading Russian Telco MegaFon Makes Strategic Move with TNS

Telecom | June 21st, 2016

MegaFon, one of Russia’s biggest telecommunications firms, has signed a roaming agreement with Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) LTE Roaming Hub (Hub).  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….


Onvoy Commits to TNS With New Seven Figure Agreement

Telecom | June 7th, 2016

Onvoy, one of the leading providers of wholesale telecommunication services in the US, has signed a major new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS) 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. Surendra Saboo, Executive….


TNS Launches VoLTE-Enabled Shared Registry Carrier ENUM Service

Telecom | May 10th, 2016

A new Carrier ENUM model from Transaction Network Services (TNS) is promising to help carriers reduce call setup times, resolve route lookup queries faster and relieve the headache associated with complex data management processes.   TNS’ Shared Registry Carrier ENUM is a hybrid solution that combines the benefits of a shared multi-tenant registry, private ENUM….


JDC Moves POS Network to Innovative New TNS Payments Solution

Payments | April 19th, 2016

Independent French ISO JDC has migrated its 50,000 strong IP and wireless point-of-sale (POS) terminal estate to TNS and will use TNS’ innovative new TNSPay Access solution which has recently been launched.  TNSPay Access provides secure access management and activity reporting, including mutual authentication enrolment and revocation maintenance for terminals. TNSPay Access will enable JDC….


TNS Signs First Customer for New Unique Roamer Reconnect Solution

Telecom | April 12th, 2016

Tennessee-based DTC Wireless has become the first regional operator to sign up for the revolutionary new Roamer Reconnect solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS) which is set to drastically reduce wholesale roaming costs for carriers. Roamer Reconnect gives DTC Wireless the ability to attach subscribers back to their home network while having an active data….


Groundbreaking New TNS Message Translation Solution to Streamline Payments Industry

Payments | April 5th, 2016

Merchants, ISOs, payment gateways and terminal providers around the world are set to gain efficiencies and make substantial savings thanks to the launch of TNSConnect2All, a new global message translation conversion service, from Transaction Network Services (TNS). TNSConnect2All provides a single messaging specification that can be readily adapted to the unique interfaces of multiple payment….


TNS Helps Adista Launch Dedicated New Merchant Communications Platform

Payments | March 31st, 2016

Merchants across France can now benefit from a comprehensive new communications solution from leading IP services provider Adista, after the company signed a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS). The move will see TNS work in partnership with Adista as it enters this new market, with TNS providing payments capabilities for Adista’s MPLS network….


AVEO Group Reaches Major New Multi-Million Euro Agreement with TNS

Payments | March 15th, 2016

AVEO Group, on behalf of the Credit Agricole Group’s entities, is strengthening its payments infrastructure after finalising a new multi-million Euro deal with Transaction Network Services (TNS).  The multi-year agreement has been reached with Monecam, AVEO Group’s subsidiary company, on behalf of the Credit Agricole Group’s entities. It will result in TNS becoming the leading….


Live Group Increases POS Service Performance with TNS’ Global Wireless Access

Payments | February 29th, 2016

Leading Australian taxi payment solutions company Live Group is expanding its Wireless POS offering to include the new state-of-the-art Global Wireless Access payment network solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS). Live Group will leverage the strengths of TNS’ overall Managed Wireless POS service including Global Wireless Access (GWA), to deliver a seamless, high quality, efficient….


EFTEX Makes Strategic Play By Migrating Australian ATM Estate to TNS

Payments | January 28th, 2016

EFTEX, part of the Banktech Group and one of the region’s most innovative terminal driving and transaction processing companies, has made the strategic decision to outsource its entire wireless ATM communications network in Australia to Transaction Network Services (TNS) in a multi-million dollar, multi-year deal.   The deployment covers over 1600 wireless ATMs and leverages….


TNS Expands Network in South Korea with New Seoul POP

Financial | January 19th, 2016

Trading on the Korean financial markets has become easier and more efficient today after Transaction Network Services (TNS) officially opened its new point-of-presence (POP) in the heart of the country’s business area.  Located in Yeouido, Seoul, TNS’ new POP strengthens its extensive global network and provides TNS’ financial community of interest with low latency connectivity….


TNS Announces Investment from Koch Equity Development LLC

Corporate | January 11th, 2016

Transaction Network Services (TNS) and private-equity firm Siris Capital Group, LLC (Siris) announced today that an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC (KED) and co-investors including affiliates of Eaglehill Advisors LLC (Eaglehill) and MSD Capital, L.P. (MSD) have made a minority equity investment in Trident Private Holdings III, LLC, a holding company of TNS.  ….


YourCash Migrates Entire European ATM Estate to TNS

Payments | November 14th, 2015

Independent ATM deployer YourCash has signed a new seven-figure deal with Transaction Network Services (TNS) which will see TNS handle the majority of the transactions and communications from its 5000 strong ATM estate across the UK, Netherlands and Belgium. TNS has established a resilient, secure connection into YourCash’s chosen processor VocaLink, and will provide YourCash….


TNS Helps ecash Enter Australian ATM Market

Payments | October 20th, 2015

Cash handling technology specialist ecash, one of the largest payments solutions providers to the hospitality industry, is expanding its business by entering the ATM market with solutions from Transaction Network Services (TNS). ecash, which has the leading market share in hospitality venues with its specialist payment systems involving both card and ticket-in-ticket-out technology, has incorporated….


TNS Bolsters Portfolio with Eris Exchange Market Data Feed

Financial | October 6th, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is strengthening its global markets roster and expanding its relationship with Eris Exchange by entering into a new license agreement to provide market data from the Swap Futures market. Today’s announcement augments the connectivity services which TNS has been offering since it first connected to Eris Exchange last year. “TNS now….


TNS Strengthens Global Network with Presence in Frankfurt’s FR2

Financial | September 22nd, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is strengthening its global financial connectivity network by establishing a new point-of-presence (POP) within Frankfurt’s FR2 data center and setting up a low-latency route through to London’s LD4 data center. The FR2 POP means TNS now has a presence at one of the world’s most carrier-dense data centers, a status due….


Cequint’s Mobile Caller ID Solutions Shipped on 150 Millionth Device

Telecom | September 15th, 2015

Cequint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transaction Network Services (TNS), continues to solidify its market-leading position with its family of Mobile Caller ID and Call Management solutions now available and embedded on more than 150 million devices across 375 unique makes and models of handsets. “This remarkable milestone could have only been achieved through the trust and confidence….


TNS Opens Up Japanese Market to Global Trading

Financial | August 18th, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has established a new connection into the colocation service of JPX, Japan’s main bourse. Under the agreement, TNS is offering high speed, reliable, cost-effective connectivity services to the JPX Colocation Service via its secure link into the arrownet-Global Service. Arrownet-Global is an ultra-low latency end-to-end network service enabling market participants to….


AIS Partners with TNS to Strengthen ATM and Retail Network Offer

Payments | July 14th, 2015

Thailand’s leading mobile operator, Advanced Info Service (AIS), is partnering with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to enhance its product portfolio to address the specific PCI DSS needs of its merchant customers. The new ATM and retail store communications solution, called PCI DSS Certified Hybrid MPLS, is a fully managed service which uses AIS’ mobile 3G….


TNS and Verifone to Make P2PE Technology More Accessible to Merchants

Payments | July 7th, 2015

A new agreement between Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Verifone has been established to help merchants enhance payment data security with streamlined, expedient point-to-point encryption (P2PE) technology deployment. The two companies, which began working together more than six years ago, are integrating their complementary payment security solutions to provide complete end-to-end protection for in-store payment….


TNS Provides Pan-Asian Telecommunications Network for Global Payments

Payments | June 23rd, 2015

TNS, a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions, is providing a Pan-Asian telecommunications network for Global Payments, a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services. The best-in-class network, which utilises TNS’ Dial and TNSConnect technologies, delivers a single, seamless solution which harmonises the payments infrastructure across the diverse range of countries and….


Chip & PIN Solutions Choose TNS for Wireless POS Connectivity, Real-Time Transaction Reporting

Payments | June 16th, 2015

Chip & PIN Solutions, a leading UK based terminal provider with over 10 years’ experience within the payment industry, has chosen TNS’ Global Wireless Access (GWA) Roaming SIM and MIS solutions to boost its future growth. The company, established in 2004, supplies thousands of mobile card payment terminals to a broad range of businesses, from….


TNS to Take Starring Role at Cards and Payments Australia 2015

Payments | May 12th, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is taking center stage at the Cards & Payments Conference in Melbourne next week when it showcases its latest two new payments solutions and a senior executive plays a major role in the conference agenda. Delegates will be able to learn more about TNS’ new Global Wireless Access product, which is….


TNS Launches Multi-Carrier Wireless Roaming Solution for Payment Terminals Across Asia Pacific

Payments | April 28th, 2015

Acquirers and processors across Asia and Australasia can now benefit from Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) expertise in GPRS and 3G roaming for point-of-sale terminals thanks to the expansion of its Global Wireless Access product across the region. Global Wireless Access (GWA) is a multi-carrier, domestic roaming SIM solution optimised for wireless payment terminals. Designed to….


TNS Expands P2PE Portfolio with Support for Ingenico Group’s On-Guard Solution

Payments | April 21st, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is giving processors and merchants an enhanced choice of point-to-point encryption technology by augmenting its Managed POS Encryption portfolio with the addition of Ingenico Group’s On-Guard solution. TNS’ Managed POS Encryption, which was launched in 2010 and covers several terminal and hardware agnostic encryption solutions, helps merchants to protect sensitive customer….


New TNS Card Scheme Gateway Set to Accelerate UnionPay Acceptance Worldwide

Payments | April 14th, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has launched a new global card scheme gateway which will enable merchants and banks to quickly and easily connect with UnionPay for authorization and processing of in-store payment transactions. Banks, processors, and merchants wishing to accept UnionPay cards will be able to use the TNS Scheme Gateway to access UnionPay’s processing….


TNS and ID TECH Ease EMV Upgrade Path with New Partnership

Payments | April 2nd, 2015

Transaction Network Services and ID TECH are helping to simplify the path to EMV for card readers by entering into a partnership which will allow ID TECH hardware to be more readily certified into the marketplace. With this partnership, TNS will provide access to its extensive global payments community which boasts more than 400 endpoints,….


Asian ATM Market Boosted by TNS Launch of New 4G Network Support

Payments | March 5th, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is launching 4G LTE support for its PCI DSS compliant TNSLink product portfolio, which includes a secure and fully managed network for use with ATMs and kiosks. Across Asia and Australasia, TNSLink for ATMs enables ATM operators to use next generation, bandwidth hungry applications. The addition of 4G LTE support will….


TNS Targets Telecommunications Growth with New Division President

Telecom | February 25th, 2015

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is strengthening its dedicated Telecommunication Services Division with the appointment of industry veteran Joe Lueckenhoff as Executive Vice President and General Manager. Mr Lueckenhoff will lead TNS’ Telecommunication Services Division and take responsibility for ensuring it delivers on its targets, including capitalizing on the market conversion to 4G LTE in the….


EFTPOS New Zealand

Payments | February 3rd, 2015

Multi-channel payments solution provider EFTPOS New Zealand has migrated its Dial POS network to Transaction Network Services (TNS). The agreement enables EFTPOS New Zealand, which was acquired by Verifone in 2013, to support the changing technology mix for payment acceptance in New Zealand and more quickly rollout its next generation of payment technologies. EFTPOS New….


Nex-Tech Wireless and United Wireless Connect to CCA Data Services Hub to Power LTE

Telecom | October 2nd, 2014

Nex-Tech Wireless connects with United Wireless as first carriers to implement production LTE services to the TNS-powered CCA Data Services Hub. Mobile operators Nex-Tech Wireless and United Wireless, premier providers offering advanced wireless solutions to residents in both Kansas and Colorado, have expanded their respective relationships with TNS to address their LTE roaming needs. Through….


TNS Connects Again to Solve the Mobile Needs of Pioneer Cellular

Telecom | July 8th, 2014

Transaction Network Services to provide Pioneer Cellular a broad range of wireless solutions for subscribers in Oklahoma and Kansas. Pioneer Cellular, a mobile service provider in Oklahoma and Kansas has selected Transaction Network Services (TNS) as its new service provider for wireless solutions. With this agreement, TNS will become the exclusive provider of mobility services….


TNS and Nextgen Announce a Market Changing Global Strategic Alliance

Telecom | March 14th, 2014

TNS and Nextgen Join Forces to Provide Mobile Operators a World-Wide Alternative for their Global GSM, CDMA, and LTE Roaming and Clearing Needs In response to calls from the mobile operator community for a full-service alternative supplier of roaming services, Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Nextgen Clearing announce their market-changing strategic alliance to jointly provide data clearing,….


TNS Expands ATS Portfolio with IEX Trading

Financial | February 12th, 2014

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has partnered with IEX, an alternative trading system (ATS) designed to realign the marketplace around the interests of the investor. IEX is a FINRA registered broker-dealer and operates as a non-displayed ATS. Unlike other ATS’, IEX is owned by the buy-side: a group of mutual funds, hedge funds, family offices and….


Aquis Exchange Connects with TNS

Financial | November 6th, 2013

TNS and Aquis Exchange, a new multi-lateral trading facility (MTF), are working together to provide rapid connectivity for customers requiring to trade within the European equities market. Recently established Aquis Exchange was created to operate a pan-European equities trading exchange. Aquis Exchange is regulated as an MTF by the UK FCA and aims to alter….


TNS Expands NASDAQ Offering Through New Connection with NASDAQ OMX NLX

Financial | October 22nd, 2013

TNS is providing direct connectivity to NASDAQ OMX NLX (“NLX”), a London-based interest rate derivatives market that allows TNS’ global financial community access via TNS’ secure trading network NLX is a new market where participants can trade a comprehensive suite of UK and European listed interest rate derivatives products. For the first time, financial market….


TNS Completes Acquisition of RoamEx

Telecom | September 12th, 2013

Transaction Network Services a leading provider of critical data communications services for the telecommunications, payments and financial services industries, announced today that it has expanded its innovative telecommunications solutions portfolio with the acquisition of RoamEx of Toronto, Canada. TNS’ roaming services portfolio enables wireless phone subscribers to travel outside of their home market and make….


Telecom Italia Sparkle and TNS Announce Multi-Service IPX Connection

Telecom | June 5th, 2013

Agreement signifies further step towards the creation of a global IPX peering community Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions, and TI Sparkle (TIS), the international service provider of Telecom Italia Group, announce the implementation of a multi-service IPX peering connection. The new interconnection will support the exchange of Mobile….


TNS Unveils Unique Verification Solution TNSVerify

Payments | May 21st, 2013

TNS has added to its innovative product suite through the launch of TNSVerify, a ground-breaking solution that utilizes newly available telecommunications data to help reduce risk and fraud in the US payments and financial services industries.  Professionals managing fraud, risk, and compliance challenges for brick-and-mortar and online companies, can benefit from unique telecommunication data insight….