BURLINGTON, Mass., USA and COPENHAGEN, Denmark – 10/01/2013 – iBasis, a KPN company, and TDC, the leading telecommunications company in Denmark, today announced that the companies have renewed their outsourcing agreement, which was originally established in 2008 and expired earlier this year. Following a competitive RFP process and review, TDC chose to renew the agreement with iBasis.
Under the terms of the new three-year agreement, iBasis continues to be the primary provider of international voice services for TDC, while TDC continues to be iBasis preferred provider for terminating traffic within the Nordic countries. In addition, TDC will benefit from iBasis anti-fraud solutions, and the companies will explore implementing new service innovations in mobile data and LTE.
We have enjoyed a very strong and mutually beneficial relationship with TDC, and we look forward to further collaboration on a multi-service level, encompassing mobile messaging, signaling, HD voice and LTE Roaming, said Willem Offerhaus, president and CEO of iBasis.
We have chosen to continue the strategic relationship with iBasis based on a very good track-record, with iBasis providing the quality levels our customers have come to expect from TDC at a competitive price. We continue to identify ways of strengthening our respective market propositions, by exploring new ways of cooperating in all areas of international communications, said Eva Birgitte Bisgaard, Vice President, TDC Wholesale.
A wholly-owned KPN company, iBasis is a leading international voice carrier and a provider of data services and solutions for mobile operators. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice termination services and data services, including messaging, signaling and roaming, for many of the worlds largest fixed and mobile operators, as well as over-the-top and voice-over-broadband service providers. iBasis customers include KPN and its mobile operators, KPN Mobile, E-Plus, and KPN Belgium, and more than 1,000 other providers, including Verizon, Vodafone, China Mobile, China Unicom, Skype, TDC, Telecom Italia, and Telefonica. The company can be reached at its worldwide headquarters in Burlington, Mass., USA at +1 781-505-7500 or on the Internet at www.ibasis.com.
With nearly eight million customers, TDC is the leading provider of communications solutions in Denmark and a strong player in the Nordic business market. The company has evolved from a traditional provider of landline and mobile services into a dynamic provider of modern communications solutions. In all key markets in Denmark, TDC will continue to be the clear front-runner, and it is TDCs goal to be the most efficient telecom operator in the Nordic region, providing the best coherent services on all terminals and networks, anytime, anywhere. The companys shares are traded on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.