Originally posted on  CloudPOST

India’s digitization started back in 2015 when the Prime Minister at the time introduced the Digital India program with the vision of transforming India into a digitally empowered society. The government and India’s demographics play a key role in its digital transformation. With this, we have seen international network operators working to enable this digital transformation through critical, robust infrastructure.

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a network service provider powering global connectivity for new media providers, telecom carriers and enterprises, announced that the company has been awarded its International Long Distance (ILD) License from the Indian Government. This award enables GCX to expand its services, now including international telephony capabilities, to support customers throughout India.

The approval of GCX’s ILD license is a significant step towards building new partnerships in this critical market, which coupled with hybrid cloud connectivity brings a diverse choice for our customers and allows GCX to support the increasing needs for fiber optic interconnectivity in India as the owner and operator of one of the world’s largest privately-owned submarine networks. 

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