Warid Telecom is leveraging the Syniverse IPX Network Solution and Diameter Signaling Services to enable its subscribers to access LTE service around the globe
Syniverse IPX Network Helps Warid Telecom to Achieve Global LTE Roaming
Pakistan had over 26.1 million 3G and LTE subscribers as of February, up from just 24.7 million in January, according to the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority. Moreover, the number of LTE connections worldwide is expected to reach nearly 3 billion by 2020, according to the GSMA.
Asma Khan, director of international business at Warid Telecom, said:
“Our customers are coming to expect LTE speed and capacity anywhere they go,” “Syniverse will help us take an important step forward in implementing LTE on a global basis and in ensuring we meet customers’ expectations for smooth, consistent LTE service Awherever they travel.”
According to the Syniverseit provide its all-IP network serves 2,300 roaming routes, providing connectivity to more than 320 operators in 66 countries.
Mahesh Prasad, EVP of EMEA sales at Syniverse, said:
“With the GSMA projecting that LTE connections will exceed 2.5 billion and reach over 60% of the world by 2020, mobile service providers can’t afford any mistakes in rolling out LTE,”
LTE roaming is becoming increasingly important in Pakistan, a country with a combined 26.1 million 3G and LTE subscribers as of February, according to the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority.
“As one of the pioneers in global LTE enablement, we’ll use the expertise we’ve developed to help ensure that Warid Telecom launches LTE roaming as quickly and flawlessly as possible to provide the highest level of LTE service to customers,”