Aicent Supplies IPX Solution to SK Telecom for Seamless International 4G Roaming
Aicent’s global IPX network to help Korea’s largest mobile carrier offer a consistent LTE roaming service
San Jose, CA Oct 17, 2012 – Aicent, a leading provider of IP eXchange (IPX) and LTE Roaming services for global mobile operators, and SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM), Korea’s No.1 telecommunications service provider, have teamed to offer SK Telecom’s mobile subscribers a seamless and consistent LTE roaming experience as they travel between South Korea and Singapore. Aicent’s LTE Roaming Exchange – supported by Aicent’s global IPX network with extensive Diameter Routing Platforms located in NA, Europe, and Asia – gives SK Telecom immediate access to global 4G voice and data roaming with high availability and low latency.
“SK Telecom has fully embraced LTE as the next generation of mobile services for our quickly expanding subscriber base. As a result, it has become increasingly critical that we offer a reliable and seamless roaming experience for our subscribers when they travel abroad,” said Lee Sung-yung, SVP and Head of Collaboration Marketing Office of SK Telecom. “With Aicent’s LTE roaming solution, SK Telecom has one-stop access to a suite of solutions with complete interoperability and interworking required for successful 4G voice and data roaming.”
One of the more critical challenges for mobile operators offering LTE roaming services is ensuring a consistent experience both at home and abroad. Aicent’s LTE Roaming Exchange solution enables mobile operators to provide their subscribers with a seamless, quality experience as they travel beyond their home networks by offering:
- Improved Quality of Service – Based on Aicent’s proven IPX service, mobile operators can rapidly roll-out innovative and differentiated 4G services including the delivery of IP-based voice, data, and rich multimedia communication services
- Reduced Costs – Aicent’s LTE Roaming Exchange allows operators to integrate all of their IP services onto a single network minimizing resources and lowering costs
- Improved Network Management and Visibility – By utilizing Aicent’s LTE Roaming Exchange’s comprehensive set of traffic reporting and troubleshooting capabilities, operators can better monitor and adjust their roaming service according to user demands
“We are pleased that SK Telecom chose our LTE Roaming Exchange as their roaming solution between South Korea and Singapore, further expanding their LTE footprint and confirming their position as a global leader in the development and promotion of LTE services,” said Lynn Liu, President and CEO of Aicent, Inc. “Based on our industry leading IPX service, Aicent’s LTE roaming solution allows SK Telecom to provide a quality roaming service to its subscribers, further enhancing customer satisfaction.” For more information on Aicent’s LTE Roaming Exchange visit http://www.aicent.com/lteroaming.html
Serving more than three billion mobile users around the world, Aicent, Inc. is a leading IPX provider of data network services and solutions for global mobile operators. To enable interoperability between Aicent customers and other networks, Aicent operates one of the world’s largest mobile IPX network exchanges connecting to over 200 operators, including nine of the world’s ten largest. Through extensive peering arrangements, the Aicent network reaches nearly all 3G and 4G LTE operators around the world. The company’s global IPX network operates an integrated mobile messaging exchange, value added data roaming and global reach infrastructure services, including the world’s first and largest multimedia messaging exchange, designed to help carriers maximize revenue opportunities. For more information, visit www.aicent.com.
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