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Verizon gets virtual network operator permit

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Telecom firm Friday said it has been awarded a unified licence for that will allow it to of other telcos.

"We are grateful to the Department of for the license which will allow our customers to speed up their network deployments by allowing us to offer a full end-to-end managed service experience which includes internet connectivity," Robert Le Busque, of Verizon's Australia, and India, said in a statement.

The Indian arm of the already offers national and international long distance (NLD/ILD) services and has an provider (ISP) licence. It also provides services to enterprise customers.

"The VNO licence gives us agility and brings in cost control for our customers specially those who want to deploy software defined networks. We can now partner other ISPs and telecom operators to resell their service. As of now, the service is only focussed at enterprise customers," Anjali Amar, country manager, said.

VNOs are entities authorised to provide like mobile, landline and internet, but only as retailers for full-fledged telecom operators such as BSNL, MTNL, and the like.

allowed VNO services in 2016.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 20:15 IST