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[August 18, 2014]

iBasis Implements Hosted Diameter Signaling Solution to Enable 4G LTE Roaming for Claro Peru

BURLINGTON, Mass. --(Business Wire)--

iBasis (News - Alert), a KPN company, today announced that Claro Peru, a leading mobile operator in Peru and subsidiary of America Movil, is utilizing iBasis' Hosted Diameter Routing Agent (DRA) solution and the iBasis LTE Signaling eXchange (LSX) to provide international 4G/LTE (News - Alert) Roaming for mobile users in Peru. The service enables subscribers from around the world to enjoy 4G LTE quality and speed while traveling to Peru and under Claro (News - Alert) Peru's 4G/LTE coverage. It also provides Claro Peru with access to the iBasis global LTE footprint, which includes more than 100 LTE networks worldwide.

Claro Peru is the third America Movil operator in the region to implement the iBasis LTE Roaming solution. Claro Brazil and Telcel (News - Alert) Mexico announced their participation in the iBasis LSX in May and June, respectively. The hosted DRA solution from iBasis enables operators to quickly implement 4G/LTE Roaming without the capital investment and resource requirement of deploying DRAs in their own network. With DRAs distributed strategically around the world, iBasis offers a fast and convenient way for operators to begin offering LTE roaming


"Our hosted DRA solution enables mobile operators to offer 4G/LTE roaming quickly and with significantly lower up-front investment in equipment and less strain on their operational resources," said Willem Offerhaus, CEO of iBasis. "As demand for 4G/LTE continues to grow, we are able to be very responsive to operators' needs and help them meet that demand very efficiently."

About the iBasis LTE Signaling eXchange

The iBasis LTE Signaling eXchange (LSX) service provides a single point of access to iBasis' live 4G (LTE) signaling network with Diameter Routing Agents in key locations around the world. Through direct connections and its open peering policy, iBasis offers operators a global LTE Roaming footprint that reaches more than 100 LTE networks through a single IPX interconnection that supports multiple voice and data services. iBasis also offers trial environments for testing LTE interworking, roaming scenarios and VoLTE.

About iBasis

A wholly-owned KPN company, iBasis is a leading international voice carrier and provider of value-added services for mobile operators. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice termination and data services, including messaging, signaling and roaming, for many of the world's largest fixed and mobile operators, as well as voice-over-broadband service providers. Find out more about iBasis at www.ibasis.com and join the conversation at lteroaming.info, the iBasis blog site providing insights about LTE roaming, VoLTE, IPX and related topics.

About Claro Peru

Claro Peru is a subsidiary of América Móvil (News - Alert), the leading telecommunications services company in Latin America, where it is present in 18 countries. At the end of June, 2014 America Movil had 339 million subscribers in the region. Find out more about Claro Peru www.claro.com.pe

iBasis and KPN are registered marks. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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