Viettel Launches Aicent’s GRX and Messaging Services, Offering
Subscribers Comprehensive Worldwide Data Roaming and
Aicent provides Viettel unparalleled convenience and cost efficiency in
establishing global interworking connectivity services for their subscribers.
San Jose, CA Feb 28, 2012– Aicent Inc., a leading provider of mobile data network services and solutions for global mobile operators, today announced that Viettel the largest mobile operator in Vietnam with four global mobile network operators including Metfone Cambodia, Star Telecom (Unitel) Laos, Natcom Haiti and Movitel Mozambique, has selected Aicent’s GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) and message interworking services to provide the global delivery of mobile data applications and supply SMS and MMS voice, video, and text interworking services to its 40 plus million mobile subscribers.
Through the agreement, Aicent’s GRX service provides Viettel a managed IP routing network of over 640 operators, globally connecting them with over 120 directly interconnected global mobile operators’ GPRS networks. This expansive network gives Viettel unprecedented convenience and cost efficiency in establishing global network interconnectivity and interoperability, as well as offering their subscribers extensive worldwide roaming coverage.
“By selecting Aicent’s GRX data roaming exchange and mobile messaging services, Viettel’s mobile operators can provide their subscribers with end-to-end access to voice, video, and email, in addition to SMS and MMS messaging content, direct to their mobile handsets both at home or wherever they travel in the world,” said MK Chang, Vice President, Product Marketing for Aicent. “With a significant number of direct and peering connections with leading mobile operators worldwide, Aicent provides Viettel’s subscribers with secure and extensive global roaming services.”
Aicent offers a total GRX data roaming solution with a high-performance, secure private IP network infrastructure, operated as an IPX service with its own dedicated Class of Service. Aicent’s dedicated IP network is fully compliant with the GSMA guidelines for IPX (IP eXchange) services and was specifically designed to meet the growing market demand for voice, video, and other IP applications. Viettel can realize immediate benefits from Aicent’s IPX network, giving Viettel and its MNO’s the ability to provide seamless end-to-end data roaming and interworking services with global coverage across the Aicent network.
For more information on Aicent’s GRX solution, please visit www.aicent.com.
Serving more than three billion mobile users around the world, Aicent, Inc. is a leading IPX provider of data network services and solutions for global mobile operators. To enable interoperability between Aicent customers and other networks, Aicent operates one of the world's largest mobile IPX network exchanges connecting to over 180 operators, including nine of the world’s ten largest. Through extensive peering arrangements, the Aicent network reaches nearly all 3G and LTE operators around the world. The company's global IPX network operates an integrated mobile messaging exchange, value added data roaming and global reach infrastructure services, including the world’s first and largest multimedia messaging exchange, designed to help carriers maximize revenue opportunities. For more information, visit www.aicent.com.
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