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iBasis LTE Roaming and Signaling Solution Wins Global Carriers Service Innovation Award

iBasis, a KPN company, received the Service Innovation Award in the 9th Annual World Carriers Awards during the Capacity Europe Conference in Amsterdam on November 19th. The Award is for the company’s pioneering LTE Signaling eXchange (LSX) and LTE Roaming solution for mobile operators.

Offerhaus accepts the Service Innovation Award for iBasis at the 9th Annual Global Carriers Awards C ...

Offerhaus accepts the Service Innovation Award for iBasis at the 9th Annual Global Carriers Awards Ceremony at Capacity Europe in Amsterdam 19 November 2013. Left to right: Ros Irving, Managing Director Capacity Magazine; Prof. Ulrich Walter, Physicist and DFVLR Astronaut (Keynote Speaker); Willem Offerhaus, CEO, iBasis; Paul Collinson, Publisher, Capacity Magazine. (Photo: Business Wire)

The iBasis LSX provides a comprehensive solution to the complexities of international roaming across 3G and 4G (LTE) networks. The solution also leverages a complete IPX platform to enable operators to consolidate voice and data services over a single, guaranteed-quality interconnect and make the transition to all-IP networks.

“As LTE adoption spreads rapidly around the world, subscribers accustomed to the higher performance of LTE will demand consistent quality and access to their apps and data when they are roaming internationally. So, the challenges of international LTE Roaming are becoming increasingly important,” said Willem Offerhaus, CEO of iBasis. “We are the first to offer mobile operators a comprehensive and efficient LTE Roaming solution for voice and data that provides immediate global footprint and solves technical challenges to ensure a consistent experience for their LTE customers. We are very pleased to receive this recognition from Capacity and the Global Carriers Awards’ independent judges.”

About iBasis LTE Signaling eXchange

The iBasis LTE Signaling eXchange (LSX) service provides a single point of access to the international 4G Diameter signaling network, complemented with 2G and 3G MAP Signaling interworking services to non-LTE networks. The LSX ensures that a connected operator’s LTE customers receive best-in-class connectivity worldwide and access to a global footprint of LTE operator networks. iBasis operates a live 4G (LTE) signaling network with Diameter Routing Agents in key locations around the world. The iBasis LSX also offers a trial environment for testing VoLTE interworking and roaming.

About iBasis

A wholly-owned KPN company, iBasis is a leading international voice carrier and a provider of data services and solutions for mobile operators. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice termination services and data services, including messaging, signaling and roaming, for many of the world’s largest fixed and mobile operators, as well as “over-the-top” and voice-over-broadband service providers. iBasis customers include KPN and its mobile operators, KPN Mobile, E-Plus, and KPN Belgium, and more than 1,000 other providers, including Verizon, Vodafone, China Mobile, China Unicom, Skype, TDC, Telecom Italia, and Telefonica. The company can be reached at its worldwide headquarters in Burlington, Mass., USA at +1 781-505-7500 or on the Internet at www.ibasis.com.

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