TNS launches wireless roaming solution

Processors, ISOs and device manufacturers across North America can now benefit from Transaction Network Services´ (TNS) expertise in wireless roaming for payment devices and point-of-sale terminals thanks to the expansion of its Global Wireless Access product across the region, the company said.

Global Wireless Access (GWA) utilizes a PCI DSS certified infrastructure to deliver a multi-carrier, roaming SIM solution optimized for wireless payment devices. Designed to meet the needs of the payments industry, GWA provides secure and reliable payment-specific wireless connectivity in over 200 countries around the world.

Helping to mitigate single carrier blackspots, GWA adds much needed reliability to wireless device deployments, enhancing the operation and management of terminal and device fleets for processors and ISOs.

Performance and reliability are further enhanced by TNS´ optional Roam+ application which provides automatic network selection based on the performance and availability of the wireless carriers.

With more than a decade of experience in providing wireless access for payments, TNS manages over 500,000 payment-specific SIMs around the world.

TNS is a provider of data communications and interoperability solutions. TNS offers a broad range of networks and innovative value-added services which enable transactions and the exchange of information in diverse industries such as retail, banking, payment processing, telecommunications and the financial markets.

Founded in 1990 in the United States, TNS has grown steadily and now provides services in over 60 countries across the Americas, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, with our reach extending to many more. TNS has designed and implemented multiple data networks which support a variety of widely accepted communications protocols and are designed to be scalable and accessible by multiple methods.