RESTON, Va. (11/12/08)--More than 1,000 CO-OP-branded credit unions in North America have signed up to use Transaction Network Services (TNS) TNSLink solution for ATMs. CO-OP Financial Services provides more than 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs to credit union members on the CO-OP Network. TNSLink allows processors and ATM owners to use telecommunication technologies for high-speed data delivery without replacing existing equipment. TNS tested, created and implemented configurations of TNSLink service including secured wireless and wired broadband solution, to be compatible with credit unions. Once all of CO-OP’s credit unions are connected to the network, “upgrading to new technologies will be quick and painless,” said Alan Schwartz, TNS executive vice president of North America sales. TNSLink also offers check imaging, kiosk transaction processing and remote graphics distribution. Network and help desk services with live, real-time support are also available. TNS is an international data communications company that designs and implements multiple data networks for the transport of transaction-oriented data.