A worldwide provider to global companies in the most mission critical industries

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has been delivering industry-leading solutions for the payments, financial and telecommunications industries since 1990. TNS is the preferred supplier of networking, integrated data and voice services to many leading organizations in the global payments and financial communities, as well as a provider of extensive telecommunications network solutions to service providers.

TNS is a privately held company with a healthy balance sheet, secure assets and a loyal customer base that includes some of the largest global blue-chip companies in the world. Many of the world’s leading companies continue to count on TNS as their primary provider of a range of networking and communication services, enabling them to expand regionally, nationally and globally. TNS provides services to customers in over 60 countries throughout the world.

TNS manages some of the largest real-time community networks in the world, enabling industry participants to simply and securely interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and applications they need, over managed and secure communications platforms. TNS’ existing footprint supports millions of connections and provide access to critical databases. TNS' network securely blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize a single connection for "one-to-many" and "many-to-many"connections over a global platform. 

Since its launch TNS has helped its customers and communities of interest, requiring secure and reliable communications solutions, to evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies. Today the company provides a full range of services from dedicated connections to managed IP network solutions, providing local support and global reach to medium and large enterprises and service providers.

A worldwide provider to global companies in the most mission critical industries

TNS is committed to delivering superior service and world-leading payments, financial services and telecommunications solutions to many of the most prestigious companies in the world – businesses who rely on highly available, highly secure communications platforms.

We excel in helping our customers simplify their business operations, control their costs and securely and reliably move information around the world. TNS is a trusted partner of thousands of businesses, helping them evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies and enabling them to expand, compete and thrive in an increasingly connected, global world.

TNS has been growing since 1990 by consistently delivering...


Through a single point-of-contact to handle every aspect of a customer’s communications and secure transaction requirements.


With Network Operating Centers in the USA, UK, Australia and additional network management capabilities and operations in many other countries around the world.


We provide flexible solutions to enable our customers to access our network using the full range of both wireline and wireless technologies.

Reasons why companies around the world choose TNS

We provide customers complete solutions that include provisioning, project management, hardware, installation, maintenance, around the clock monitoring and consolidated billing.

We enable the secure delivery of billions of transactions over our private, high-speed networks every day.

We provide a state-of-the-art telecommunications network for high-speed, secure transaction transport to payments processors, improving response/transport time to milliseconds in some cases.

Our worldwide network is proactively managed and monitored 24 hours a day, every day of the year. It supports a variety of widely accepted communications protocols that are designed to be scalable and accessible, by multiple methods in different parts of the world.

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Management Team

Transaction Network Services is led by a team of world-class executives, chosen for their experience and ability to adapt our products and services as well as execute strategies to meet the unique needs of our customers around the globe.

Explore 26 years of TNS history and achievements

1990 TNS Founded in the USA to Provide Services to the POS Industry
1994 NASDAQ Listing
1995 TNS' Telecom Services Division Launched
1996 International Offices Launched in the UK, Canada & Ireland & TNS' Financial Services Division Launched
1998 Acquired AT&T's Transaction Access Service (USA)
1999 Offices Opened in Australia, France and Japan. Processing Services Launched in the UK. Acquired by PSINet
2000 Office Opened in Spain
2001 Management, in Conjunction with GTCR Golder Rauner LLC Bought Back TNS from PSINet
2002 Office Opened up in Italy
2003 Acquired Openet (Italy) and Transpoll Offline (UK)
2004 NYSE Listing of TNS Inc.
2005 Acquired Connect Ro (Romania)
2006 Offices Opened in India, Thailand and South Korea. Acquired Comms XL (UK), InfiniRoute Networks Inc. (USA), Sonic Inc. (USA) and JPG Telecom SAS (France)
2007 Dialect Payment Technologies Acquired (Australia)
2008 Offices Opened in Hong Kong and Singapore
2009 Acquired Verisign's Communication Services Group (USA) and Calypso (Canada)
2010 TNS Acquires Cequint (USA)
2013 Office Opened in Taiwan. TNS acquired by Siris Capital Group LLC in a take-private transaction
2016 Received Investment from KOCH Equity Development LLC