Videsh Sanchar Nigam LTD [VSNL] announced the launch of its DGE service for the Australia market. The company’s DGE Service is a global Ethernet Private Line (EPL) service that allows Australian enterprises to flexibly and cost effectively connect with 120 cities in India plus 20 major business destinations throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

The company’s DGE service employs an ethernet over SDH / SONET platform to ensure low latency and jitter, and high reliability. This scalable, high performance service enables enterprises to economically extend their local area networks to support global video, voice and data transport and to securely and seamlessly send point-to-point traffic between destinations across the world.

DGE offers bandwidth between 2-100 megabits using a Fast-E interface and 50 – 1000 megabits using a Gig-E interface with the flexibility to upgrade the bandwidth on an as-needed basis without service interruption. The Service is supported with a single, end-to-end service level agreement and dedicated global support in every country served.

VSNL is a Tata group managed company and sometime down the line all the telecom entities of Tata group – Tata Teleservices, Tata Indicom and VSNL will be merged.