Telenor Global Services and Vodafone Carrier Services Interconnect for our 4G Future

Telenor Global Services and Vodafone Carrier Services Interconnect for our 4G

PR Newswire

OSLO, Norway, June 25, 2014

OSLO, Norway, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Telenor Global Services (TGS), the international carrier of the Telenor Group,
one of the leading mobile groups in the world, and Vodafone Carrier Services,
one of the world's largest wholesale telecommunications providers, today
announced an IPX Interconnect and a LTE/4G Peering Agreement.

An ever-increasing mobile operators community considers next generation
IP-based communication services as a high-priority area for business
development and increased customer satisfaction. Our multi-service IPX network
provides mobile subscribers with seamless international roaming as well as
enabling a high quality voice and data service experience.

"Through the partnership between Telenor Global Services and Vodafone,
mobile operators can easily expand their global business by accessing IP
services via a single, private and secure IP interconnection. This direct
interconnect and peering agreement enables faster connections and the best
quality for IP," said Bjørn Iversen, CEO at TGS.

This family-to-family partnership is strategically important to both parties
as it enables two leading mobile groups to expand their LTE/4G global
footprint and reinforces the importance of mobile operators within the IPX

"Mobile operators deploying new and innovative services such as LTE/4G, will
have access to a significant global reach through this direct interconnect,
which will be key for them to deliver the bandwidth-intensive services that
their subscribers expect in the decade ahead." Bjørn added.

Brian Fitzpatrick, CEO at Vodafone Carrier Services, said: "Only a year after
Vodafone Carrier Services was founded, this strategic partnership with Telenor
Global Services is another sign of our commitment to deliver for customers who
are increasingly demanding greater speed, quality, security and reach. In
particular, mobile subscribers increasingly want a seamless global roaming
experience and this deal Telenor Global Services will help to ensure that we
meet those expectations."

About Telenor Global Services

We are part of the Telenor Group; a leading provider of telecommunications
services and one of the world's major mobile operators. TGS deliver high
quality international services to Telenor's extensive mobile family with more
than 172 million customers worldwide.In addition we have close to 270
partners worldwide.

To learn more about TGS please visit

Media inquiries:
Bjørn Iversen, CEO
Phone: +47-913-21-538

SOURCE Telenor Global Services AS
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