OSLO, Norway, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Telenor Global Services (TGS), the international carrier of the Telenor Group, one of the leading mobile groups in the world, and Vodafone Carrier Services, one of the world's largest wholesale telecommunications providers, today announced an IPX Interconnect and a LTE/4G Peering Agreement.
An ever-increasing mobile operators community considers next generation IP-based communication services as a high-priority area for business development and increased customer satisfaction. Our multi-service IPX network provides mobile subscribers with seamless international roaming as well as enabling a high quality voice and data service experience.
"Through the partnership between Telenor Global Services and Vodafone, mobile operators can easily expand their global business by accessing IP services via a single, private and secure IP interconnection. This direct interconnect and peering agreement enables faster connections and the best quality for IP," said Bjørn Iversen, CEO at TGS.
This family-to-family partnership is strategically important to both parties as it enables two leading mobile groups to expand their LTE/4G global footprint and reinforces the importance of mobile operators within the IPX Eco-system.
"Mobile operators deploying new and innovative services such as LTE/4G, will have access to a significant global reach through this direct interconnect, which will be key for them to deliver the bandwidth-intensive services that their subscribers expect in the decade ahead." Bjørn added.
Brian Fitzpatrick, CEO at Vodafone Carrier Services, said: "Only a year after Vodafone Carrier Services was founded, this strategic partnership with Telenor Global Services is another sign of our commitment to deliver for customers who are increasingly demanding greater speed, quality, security and reach. In particular, mobile subscribers increasingly want a seamless global roaming experience and this deal Telenor Global Services will help to ensure that we meet those expectations."
About Telenor Global Services
We are part of the Telenor Group; a leading provider of telecommunications services and one of the world's major mobile operators. TGS deliver high quality international services to Telenor's extensive mobile family with more than 172 million customers worldwide. In addition we have close to 270 partners worldwide.
To learn more about TGS please visit http://www.telenorglobal.com
Bjørn Iversen, CEO
SOURCE Telenor Global Services AS