Roamware buys mobile VAS provider IPcom of Uruguay

Telecom Lead Asia: Roamware has acquired IPcom, a provider of mobile value added services solutions from Uruguay.

The acquisition enables Roamware to consolidate its market position in Latin America and adds new solutions to its product portfolio.

IPcom has mobile operator customers in 18 countries in the Latin America region.

IPcom’s product portfolio includes BSS/OSS, roaming, messaging, location based solutions, Big Data Analytics, mobile finance and MVNO solutions.

 IPcom is a strategic addition to Roamware.

Ori Sasson, chairman & CEO of Roamware, said: “There are many signs of consolidation in our industry. The strongest players are coming together for the benefit of mobile operator customers. Latin America has been a focus market for us.”

Buying IPcom will assist Roamware to offer its solutions in the areas of LTE Roaming, Customer Experience Management, M2M, Active Testing and MVNE services to Latin American mobile operators.

“Over the last 15 years, IPcom has built a strong customer base in Latin America. IPcom has a strong and varied product portfolio and state of the art data center, NOC, testing lab and a talented team of regional telecom experts,” said Enrique Steynberg, general manager, IPcom.

Working with 530 mobile operators across 160 countries, Roamware is a market leader in mobile roaming solutions.

Roamware claims it has 60 percent share of the roaming value added services market, specializing in steering, data roaming, Big Data business intelligence, CEM QoS, LTE, M2M and regulatory compliance for operators to help them increase revenue, reduce cost and compete with disruptive technologies.

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