Telenor, Vodafone Sign IPX Interconnect & LTE/4G Peering

29 June 2014
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Telenor Global Services (TGS), the international carrier of the Telenor Group with more than 172 million customers worldwide and Vodafone Carrier Services has established an IPX Interconnect and a LTE/4G Peering Agreement. The multi-service IPX network provides mobile subscribers of both the companies with seamless international roaming as well as enabling a high quality voice and data service experience. It also enables both the leading mobile groups to expand their LTE/4G global footprint and reinforces the importance of mobile operators within the IPX Eco-system.

"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. 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 Iversen, CEO, Telenor Global Services

"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."

- Brian Fitzpatrick, CEO, Vodafone Carrier Services

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