), the second largest telecom operator in the U.S. after
Verizon Communication Inc.
) plans to offer high quality network services to international
companies operating in the Chinese markets.
Such improved network services, which include various
communication services like video conferencing, Virtual Private
Network (VPN) and voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services,
will help these companies to improve operating efficiencies in
the dragon empire.
AT&T is already offering its services to more than 600
corporate clients in China. In addition, the company is lending
technical support to
International Business Machines Corporation
), which has strong presence in the Chinese markets.
In a bid to offer such enhanced services, AT&T had earlier
teamed up with China's one of the leading carrier
China Telecom Corp. Ltd.
). The partnership with China Telecom apart from enhancing
the geographical coverage of AT&T will also enable the
company to provide good service to the new and existing
multinational companies operating in China. Moreover, both these
companies have a joint venture with Shanghai Symphony
Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (SST) from 2000 onwards, hence
allowing AT&T to gain access to China Telecom's
Likewise, China Telecom and AT&T also deployed an NNI
(Network to Network Interconnect) in New York and San Jose in the
U.S., to facilitate China Telecom's Ethernet and MPLS service
range in the U.S. and other markets around the world, where the
Chinese companies operate.
AT&T also struck similar agreements with other carriers
around the world to offer quality services to other global
Currently, AT&T Inc. has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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