iBasis, a KPN company, and Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (“Telin”), a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (“Telkom”), today signed a multiservice IPX interconnection for LTE Roaming that will enable mobile operator customers of both companies to provide a consistent, high-quality LTE roaming experience for their subscribers across a global footprint. The agreement also includes GRX, Signaling, SMS and Voice services.
The global IP interconnection between both companies provides mobile subscribers using Telin and iBasis networks the flexibility to seamlessly transit between 3G and 4G services, guaranteeing high quality of experience while roaming between non-LTE and LTE networks.
The strategic connection between both global networks over IPX enables multi-service continuity in the transition to all-IP and the provision of LTE Roaming for data and voice services alike. Both companies are committed to bringing to market innovative interconnect services and to rapidly expanding their respective footprint. Telin will leverage iBasis’ global reach of more than 300 LTE destinations.
“We are pleased to be the IPX network partner of Telin and to work together on providing integrated LTE interworking and interoperability solutions to ensure global mobile user quality of experience,” said iBasis CEO Willem Offerhaus.
“The collaboration with iBasis means access to an advanced global infrastructure and reach. Selecting a partner with the same focus on global reach and quality, enables Telin to generate new revenues through new roaming service offerings now and in the future,” said Syarif Syarial Ahmad, President Director of Telin.
The iBasis LTE Roaming Solution
iBasis offers mobile operators the shortest route to securing LTE roaming revenues and achieving a global LTE roaming footprint. A single point of access provides operators entry to iBasis’ live 4G (LTE) signaling network with Diameter Routing Agents on all continents for maximum service quality and a growing global footprint that includes all active LTE and GSM mobile operators. iBasis provides a full portfolio of LTE signaling, data and voice capabilities combined with the InVision advanced monitoring and reporting tool. The iBasis LTE Roaming solution uses the iBasis multiservice IPX for guaranteed and differentiated quality for all services. iBasis also offers a robust trial environment for testing LTE roaming scenarios and VoLTE.
PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (Telkom), a state-owned telecommunication and network service provider. Telin focuses on international telecommunication business and serves as Telkom’s business arm in managing and developing its business lines abroad. With its vision of “The World’s Hub for TIMES” (Telecommunication, Information, Media, Edutainment and Services), Telin owns footprint in Singapore, Hong Kong, Timor Leste via its Telkomcel brand, and in Australia, Malaysia, Macau, Taiwan, USA, Myanmar, and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company also has 19 points of presence located globally. Through the Telkom Group strategy together with reliable networks and infrastructures, Telin is able to provide high quality services that reach all parts of the world. For more information, please visit www.telin.co.id
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 and more than 1,000 other providers around the world. The company can be reached at its worldwide headquarters in Burlington, Mass., USA at +1 781-505-7500 or at www.ibasis.com.