First Successful Commercial LTE Roaming Launch In Latin America

Aicent, the largest supplier of multi-service IPX solutions, becomes the first roaming interconnect company to successfully roll-out commercial LTE roaming in Brazil and Latin America

San Jose, CA – October 29, 2013 – Aicent, a leading provider of mobile data network services and solutions for global mobile operators, today announced the successful deployment of its LTE roaming exchange with 10 Latin American and Caribbean mobile operators, including the first commercial LTE roaming deployment by a mobile operator in Brazil. Aicent’s next generation LTE roaming exchange solution provides operators instant access to the largest global network of interconnected LTE operators and the ability for mobile subscribers to access all of their LTE services when they roam to Latin America and the Caribbean.


  • With over 10% of the world’s mobile subscribers, Latin America is one of the fastest growing mobile markets. Aicent currently provides roaming connectivity to over 50 global mobile operators including coverage in 8 Latin American countries, creating the largest LTE roaming footprint in Latin America and the Caribbean; in addition, to the first commercial operator deployment in Brazil designed to help support the upcoming World Cup in 2014 and Summer Olympics in 2016.
  • Aicent’s solution provides a powerful and reliable, managed IP network ecosystem built upon a proven IPX network infrastructure and designed to deliver 4G services including voice, data, and video all with superior quality, guaranteed security, and assured interoperability between operators over a single connection.

Supporting Quotes:

Louie Abonador, General Manager, Latin America and Caribbean, Aicent

“Over the next several years, Latin America and Brazil in particular, will be a focal point of the world stage hosting a series of high level events expected draw an immense amount of global visitors along with their mobile devices. These visitors will expect a seamless and quality user experience over LTE when they travel beyond their home networks. As the world’s largest IPX provider, Aicent’s experience in LTE roaming is unparalleled and our growing global network of LTE operators, will offer visitors traveling to Latin America a continuous and high quality LTE mobile experience.”

Supporting Resources:

  • About Aicent:
  • Aicent’s LTE Roaming Exchange


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About Aicent Founded in 2000, Aicent, Inc., is the world’s largest multi-service IPX provider of data network services and solutions connecting to over 200  global mobile operators, including ten of the worlds’ largest. Through extensive partnerships and peering arrangements, Aicent’s network reaches all 2G, 3G and 4G LTE operators around the world allowing mobile subscribers to roam seamlessly between international operator networks. The company’s roaming hub supports integrated mobile messaging solutions and value added data roaming and global reach infrastructure services designed to help carriers maximize revenue opportunities. For more information, visit

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