Tata Communications announces HD voice termination service

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Tata Communications has officially announced an HD voice call routing service, joining the club of IPX providers and other intermediaries.

Mobile network operators (MNOs) would use Tata’s service to route international HD voice calls via end-to-end IP without transcoding “ensuring that HD customers calling HD-compatible destinations internationally will receive the full HD experience,” […]

KPN Wholesale announces Dutch IPX connection with multiple providers

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KPN wholesale has lined up nine Dutch-based carriers for its IP interconnection service. The report in Telecompaper indicates five service providers have or will connect by the end of the year and another four networks will be connected at the beginning of next year. 

Participating providers include CaiWay (CAIW), Dean Connect (DEAN), Edutel […]

BT launches second IPX exchange hub in Singapore, says there’s revenue in HD voice

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BT Global Services has opened up a second  IP Exchange (IPX) hub in Singapore, reports ZD Net.  BT execs say IPX will lead to new revenues and the ability to stay competitive against over-the-top (OTT) providers, with HD voice providing revenue opportunities.

Once again, BT is talking up its transcoding solution available through its […]

Aicent joins i3 Forum

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Aicent (www.aicent.com) announced it has joined the i3 Forum, becoming the 47th member of the community of operators and service providers dedicated to advanced IP interconnectivity.

The company says it serves more than three billion mobile users around the world, operating one of the world’s largest mobile IPX network exchanges connecting to over 200 […]

iBasis and Telecom Italia Sparkle IPX interconnect/peer

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KPN subsidiary iBasis and TI Sparkle, the international services arm of Telecom Italia Group have turned up a multiservice IPX peering connection.  The new interconnection will support the exchange of multiple media types, including voice, signaling and GRX traffic generated by and destined for network operators connected to each carrier’s IPX and ensure end-to-end […]

Sybase survey finds IP Exchange (IPX) necessary for mobile operators, opens up HD voice

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Mobile operators around the world “consider IP Exchange (IPX) an essential ingredient for next generation wireless services,” according to a study commissioned by Sybase 365, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc.  And they expect IPX service providers to offer VoIP and HD voice.

IPX has multiple benefits, with the main “pluses,” security and manageability.  Operators […]