Transaction Network Services (TNS Inc)

Transaction Network Services (TNS) offers a complete array of secure, reliable and flexible network connectivity and value-added services that help merchant acquirers, processors, payments innovators, retailers and financial institutions simplify complex payments infrastructures to easily conduct business anywhere in the world. 

We provide secure, mission-critical communications platforms which enable customers to confidently exchange information and handle billions of POS and ATM transactions worldwide every year. TNS can access more than 400 acquirers, processors and banks across over 60 countries.

TNS is a Level 1 PCI DSS certified service provider and operates some of the largest real-time, networks in the payments industry.


Products & Services

TNSLink: Wired & Wireless Remote ATM Connectivity

TNSLink is designed to improve uptime, increase revenues, and decrease costs with a simple solution that reduces the complexity of POS, ATM and Kiosk communications. TNSLink is a fully managed, PCI-compliant communications solution for ATMs, POS terminals, and Kiosks that enables secure, high-speed transaction transport. TNSLink features flexible connectivity, state-of-the-art technology, secure communications, service availability qualification, multiple back-up options and an online portal providing visibility across your entire estate.

TNS Secure Internet Gateway

TNS Secure Internet Gateway is a PCI DSS compliant payment delivery solution for IP-based transactions. It is a payment transaction only SSL/TLS gateway offering ultra-high availability, redundant access points, 24x7x365 support and a seamless migration path for acquirers and ISOs to deliver IP transactions securely and reliably to their processing hosts.  Features include a dedicated SSL/TLS gateway, an online management reporting and configuration portal, host isolation, protocol and message conversion, and additional capabilities such as DDoS protection, terminal white/black listing, pre-shared key authentication and X.509 client authentication.

TNS Dial

TNS Dial is the payment industry’s leading, managed dial payment transaction solution designed to securely and reliably deliver transactions from all types of terminals. TNS Dial has an impressive track record in the electronic payments industry. Over the past decade, it has securely delivered billions of transactions to their destinations and has built a reputation on security and reliability second to none amongst the leading processors and acquirers in the industry. Features include specialized architecture and message handling, monitoring and reporting, high availability, and global network reach. TNS Dial can simplify operation and save money while improving resiliency and security.


TNSConnect2All is a new global generic protocol conversion service which provides a single messaging specification capable of seamlessly accessing the unique interfaces of multiple payment processors, without any additional reformatting. This gives merchants, ISOs and terminal providers greater flexibility, enabling connections with multiple acquirers and processors through one connection to TNS and new devices can be easily certified to the different processing platforms.

Managed Point-to-Point Encryption

Eliminate ‘clear’ cardholder data from your environment and simplify your compliance requirements with TNS’ suite of fully managed end-to-end POS encryption solutions. Supporting a range of hardware solutions from major terminal providers, TNS’ Managed Point-to-Point Encryption removes cardholder data from merchant POS applications, networks and servers, and securely delivers transactions to the appropriate processor(s).

Global Wireless Access

Global Wireless Access is a wireless m2m solution for POS terminals, specifically designed for the needs of the payments industry. It combines industry-leading features, such as strongest signal SIMs, enhanced SIM management, an advanced diagnostics portal and a dedicated terminal application. With comprehensive coverage across Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific region, Global Wireless Access helps to significantly simplify the deployment and management of mobile POS terminals.

Offices in US, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia.

Regional contacts:

Europe & UK
Mark Collins
Managing Director, Europe Payments
+353 186 59201

Transaction Network Services (UK) Ltd
5 Europa View
Sheffield Business Park
S9 1XH

Transaction Network Services Ltd
Block F3
Dunluce House
East Point Business Park
Dublin 3

Transaction Network Services S.A.S
1 Rue Saint Georges
5th Floor
75009 Paris

Asia Pacific
John Tait
Managing Director of TNS’ Payments Division, Asia Pacific
+61 2 9959 0853

Transaction Network Services Australia Pty Ltd
Suite 1, Level 10, Angel Place
123 Pitt Street
NSW 2000

Payment Sales, North America
+1 866 523 0661

Transaction Network Services Inc.
10740 Parkridge Boulevard, Suite 100
Virginia 20191

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