Verizon Partnership AwardiBASIS, the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide, announced that it was recognized for excellence in solutions delivery and most innovative program at the 2019 Verizon Partner Summit.

iBASIS and Verizon have teamed up successfully for many years evolving from a voice partnership and now working together to grow its Mobile VAS offering and expand into IoT spaces. A pioneer in Voice over IP interoperability and a leading IPX Service Provider, iBASIS recently launched Global Access for Things™, an IoT connectivity solution for massive end-to-end IoT deployments, delivering fast access to mobile networks.

Delivering direct reach for over 1.5 billion subscribers across 700+ destinations, Global Access for Things, dramatically simplifies IoT Service Providers’ global connectivity logistics while delivering cost savings and security for enterprise customers, such as multinational organizations, cross-border fleet and logistics, cold-chain logistics and asset monitoring and management.

“It is a great honor for us to be distinguished for our innovative programs. We are continually trying to help shape the future of telco with groundbreaking innovations for the benefit of our customers and the community. Over the years, Verizon and iBASIS have conducted trials together which have advanced the industry and this award is testament to our shared goals,” says Edwin Van Ierland, CCO, who accepted the prize during the 2019 VPS award ceremony in Miami.

Patrick Sullivan, VP International, Verizon Partner Solutions at Verizon, adds, “Our relationship with iBASIS has grown quickly, and we look forward to continuing to collaborate in the years to come.”


Verizon Partner Solutions (VPS) is the global wholesale partner of choice to deliver a better experience on a better network – connecting customers to the digital world. During 2018, VPS worked with customers to deliver connectivity services such as Ethernet, voice and Internet solutions in 2,700 cities across the globe. For more information, please visit


iBASIS is the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide to perform and transform. Powered by Tofane Global, iBASIS represents an estimated USD 1+ billion in annual revenue, is the third largest wholesale voice operator, ranks as the Top 3 LTE IPX vendor with 660+ LTE destinations and serves 1,000+ customers across 18 offices worldwide. iBASIS optimizes access, connectivity, and value-added solutions, so customers achieve high return on voice, mobile data, and IoT requirements to be first in their respective markets and in the digital era.

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