Takeaways from VoLTE and 5G Roaming session at WAS#9

Our 3rd VoLTE Roaming and 5G Breakfast Roundtable was held in at WAS #9 in Kuala Lumpur on April 8, 2019. The session discussions and interactions made clear that both VoLTE Roaming and 5G are key hot topics that we will continue to explore and measure progress over the upcoming months. The following are some […]

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VoLTE of People

The fifth generation (5G) Today, 5G is the new buzzword. This fifth generation of mobile networks will offer a wide array of considerable improvements compared to 4G. Think of the capacity it will be able to hold, such as streaming live television via 5G home internet or data to and from autonomous (“driverless”) cars. The […]

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Join us at the LTE Voice Summit

If you are concerned about VoLTE Roaming models, IMS interoperability, interconnectivity between different roaming models, end-user quality of experience, we encourage you to attend iBasis CTO Ajay Joseph’s session on “VoLTE Roaming Challenges” on Tuesday September 29th at 15.20 at the LTE Voice Summit in London.

Ajay will discuss the best way to approach VoLTE Roaming to achieve both high quality and fast time-to-market, including results of recent VoLTE trials and innovative solutions to help you achieve the benefits of taking VoLTE global.

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Bridging the gap between VoLTE Roaming Models

Most mobile operators around the world are planning to launch voice service over the LTE infrastructure, better known in the industry as VoLTE. Before 2014, standards bodies such as the 3GPP and GSMA, along with most mobile operators, were considering the Local Breakout (LBO) model for VoLTE roaming. In this model, a visited LTE operator provides local breakout of roaming calls, routing them locally or sending them to the home network for routing. This was considered an effective voice roaming model, similar to the roaming model used by 3G networks.

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Have VoLTE, will travel

In the recent Telecom Asia LTE Insights supplement, author John C. Tanner explores the emergence of VoLTE with its many complexities. The article features extensive insights from Tanner’s interview with iBasis CTO Ajay Joseph, regarding the benefits of taking VoLTE globally. The supplement also includes a detailed description of the pros and cons of the different VoLTE roaming models proposed by GSMA and 3GPP, as well as iBasis’ unique hybrid “best of both worlds” VoLTE roaming model, which delivers optimal quality, control and time-to-market for international VoLTE.

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Enabling Voice Evolution in the Digital Era

Hot Telecom recently interviewed Willem Offerhaus, iBasis CEO to learn how iBasis is innovating as the wholesale voice market evolves to support voice in the new IP world. In the interview Willem explains how iBasis is continuing to be a leading international voice provider and innovator — among the first to launch IPX, LTE roaming, and more recently, the first to conduct successful international VoLTE roaming trials.

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