Syniverse to add POPs for IPX network in Germany and France in Q1

Telecom Lead Europe: Syniverse will add points of presence (POPs) for its IPX network in Frankfurt, Germany, and Marseille, France, in the first quarter of 2013.

Syniverse has IPX footprint spans 16 POPs across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe.

Syniverse Network Senior Vice President John Wick says existing POPs in London and Amsterdam have helped its European customers access the network.

The new connection points will benefit more mobile service providers globally.

The Syniverse IPX Network Solution provides a carrier-grade connection to Syniverse via a global all-IP network that currently serves nearly 100 mobile service providers worldwide.

IPX is playing a critical role as the network backbone that makes LTE roaming possible. Syniverse’s solution has supported mobile service providers through LTE roaming trials.

Its IPX network is now being used to facilitate the first commercial LTE roaming into North America.

Recently, Syniverse said 7 mobile service providers are conducting LTE roaming trials with Syniverse. In the first phase of trials, data services are being tested, and more advanced services such as LTE voice, video and messaging will be tested in subsequent phases.

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