Thursday, May 24, 2012

iBasis - Launch of a hub for LTE international roaming across different vendors and operators

iBasis has announced the launch of an LTE Signaling Exchange(TM) (LSX(TM)), to enable allow mobile network operators to connect to hundreds of other operators through a single point of interconnection, ensure LTE Roaming interoperability across multiple vendors.
Demand for the LSX is a result of the disruptive nature of LTE and the evolution from traditional SS7 (MAP) signaling to IP-based Diameter signaling. The iBasis LSX runs on iBasis' IPX network, a multiservice, global IP network that delivers high quality voice and data services for mobile operators.

The iBasis LSX reduces complexity and cost while ensuring high quality of service for roaming customers. The LSX allows MNOs to connect to hundreds of downstream operators through a single interconnect and normalizes messages to enable interoperability on behalf of each roaming partner. It also interworks with existing SS7 networks.

iBasis is a subsidiary of KPN.

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