ABU DHABI: Etisalat today announced it received the ‘Best IPX Service’ award at the recently-held Global Carrier Awards 2019 in London.
Over the past 15 years, the Global Carrier Awards has become the biggest and most prestigious awards event in the carrier community. More than 400 senior-level executives celebrated the highs in the global wholesale industry at this year’s event, as part of Capacity Europe 2019.
Commenting on the award, Ali Amiri, Group Chief Carrier and Wholesale Officer, Etisalat, said: “We are honoured to have won the ‘Best IPX Service’ award at this year’s Global Carrier Awards. Etisalat IPX services is a comprehensive portfolio of world-class IPX data hub for roaming and interworking services to enable operators seamlessly interconnect worldwide by a single connection supporting various services and applications.
“This recognition underscores the high benchmark Etisalat has achieved in the carrier space. Etisalat IPX empowers mobile network operators with commercially sustainable
interworking and roaming services for unmatched customer experience and security.”
Etisalat is a premium wholesale provider and the preferred wholesale hub in the region where its SmartHub offers reliable infrastructure services to more than 52 high profile carriers and content providers to strategically locate PoPs in the region, which gives universal connectivity with a full portfolio of wholesale services. Connecting VoIP services with fixed line and mobile networks, Etisalat IPX services delivers a complete portfolio of IP-based HD voice and data services. It supports essential mobile operator services, including voice interconnect, global roaming, SS7 signalling, LTE roaming, IoT roaming, SMS and 5G roaming.
With Etisalat’s SmartHub IPX, Etisalat is responding to the rapid market evolution of tremendous data growth and the need of various service providers to connect to different types of service providers. This is done by enabling them to connect and exchange content through a single high quality protected type. This innovative solution offers major benefits to mobile operators and content providers, including a wide range of services such as 5G roaming, 4G roaming, international SMS hub service interconnection gateway, SMS firewall services, and VoLTE services, among others. News Desk