Roaming

DOCOMO Launches Inbound 5G Roaming with AT&T

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:25am

TOKYO, Sept 14, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched an inbound 5G roaming service to allow foreign operators and their customers visiting Japan to roam on DOCOMO's 5G network, effectively immediately, initially for customers of AT&T Mobility, DOCOMO's partner mobile operator in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 14, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched an inbound 5G roaming service to allow foreign operators and their customers visiting Japan to roam on DOCOMO's 5G network, effectively immediately, initially for customers of AT&T Mobility, DOCOMO's partner mobile operator in the United States.
  • DOCOMO is the first mobile operator in Japan to offer an inbound 5G roaming service.
  • Going forward, DOCOMO plans to expand its inbound 5G roaming service with mobile operators around the globe.
  • NTT DOCOMO, Japan's leading mobile operator with over 79 million subscriptions, is one of the world's foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies.

Mobileum Named a Sample Vendor for 5G Security in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020 and Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileum Inc.("Mobileum"),a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming, telco security, risk management and testing and monitoring solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020 and in the Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2020, as a Sample Vendor for 5G security.

Key Points: 
  • CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileum Inc.("Mobileum"),a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming, telco security, risk management and testing and monitoring solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020 and in the Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2020, as a Sample Vendor for 5G security.
  • Gartner continues to say, "Slicing virtual networks across shared infrastructure impacts security due to lateral movement risk, and cross-slice permeability issues."
  • As mobile network operators (MNOs) upgrade their networks to support 5G services, network slices and IoT applications, new security considerations will come into play.
  • Mobileum is a leading provider of Telecom analytics for roaming, security and risk management and end-to-end domestic and roaming testing solutions.

Mobileum Named a Sample Vendor for 5G Security in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020 and Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileum Inc.("Mobileum"),a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming, telco security, risk management and testing and monitoring solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020 and in the Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2020, as a Sample Vendor for 5G security.

Key Points: 
  • CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileum Inc.("Mobileum"),a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming, telco security, risk management and testing and monitoring solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Identity and Access Management Technologies, 2020 and in the Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2020, as a Sample Vendor for 5G security.
  • Gartner continues to say, "Slicing virtual networks across shared infrastructure impacts security due to lateral movement risk, and cross-slice permeability issues."
  • As mobile network operators (MNOs) upgrade their networks to support 5G services, network slices and IoT applications, new security considerations will come into play.
  • Mobileum is a leading provider of Telecom analytics for roaming, security and risk management and end-to-end domestic and roaming testing solutions.

Roaming Tariff Market by Current Industry Status, Growth Opportunities, Top Key Players, and Forecast till 2028- A Report by Absolute Markets Insights

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Constant initiative by service providers to increase awareness amongst customers regarding roaming tariffs in different countries, is contributing towards the growth of global roaming tariff market .

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  • Constant initiative by service providers to increase awareness amongst customers regarding roaming tariffs in different countries, is contributing towards the growth of global roaming tariff market .
  • The market players in the global roaming tariff market are focused on undertaking strategic mergers and acquisitions for expanding their reach of network connectivity reach.
  • Europe accounted for the highest market share in global roaming tariff market in 2019.
  • The detailed research study provides qualitative and quantitative analysis of roaming tariff market.

Syniverse Enables Swisscom to Adopt GSMA’s Billing and Charging Evolution for Wholesale Roaming Monetization

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 1:05pm

Syniverse , the worlds most connected company, today announced it has enabled Swisscom , the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, to monetize wholesale roaming traffic using the GSMAs new Billing and Charging Evolution (BCE) industry standard.

Key Points: 
  • Syniverse , the worlds most connected company, today announced it has enabled Swisscom , the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, to monetize wholesale roaming traffic using the GSMAs new Billing and Charging Evolution (BCE) industry standard.
  • By implementing these new methods for monetizing wholesale roaming, Syniverse allows for network usage between operators to be reconciled more quickly and accurately.
  • This enables Swisscom and its partners to exchange wholesale roaming invoicing and perform settlement more accurately and efficiently.
  • CLICK TO TWEET : Syniverse ( @Syniverse ), the worlds most #connected company, enables @Swisscom to adopt the @GSMA s billing & charging evolution industry standard for enhanced financial clearing & settlement.

Boost Mobile unveils '5 under $50'

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 4:11pm

Boost Mobile plans offer customers flexibility, choice and value

Key Points: 
  • Boost Mobile plans offer customers flexibility, choice and value
    All new plans offer unlimited talk and text, plus various high-speed data options, so customers can choose the plan that fits their needs.
  • Additionally, Boost Mobile is launching the following data packages, available as recurring or one-time add-ons:
    For customers who have greater data needs, Boost Mobile also offers:
    Unlimited plan for $50 per month.
  • Boost Mobile service plans include mobile hotspot and 99 percent nationwide coverage with voice roaming on select devices.
  • Learn more about Boost Mobile online on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter and YouTube .

TPG Singapore Partners with IDEMIA

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 4:00am

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity today announced that they have deployed LTE SIM cards in Singapore to support the mobile network operator TPG Telecom in offering SIM-only plans to its customers in Singapore.

Key Points: 
  • IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity today announced that they have deployed LTE SIM cards in Singapore to support the mobile network operator TPG Telecom in offering SIM-only plans to its customers in Singapore.
  • IDEMIA will continue to support TPG in providing LTE SIM cards and an OTA platform to keep its commitment for a seamless and convenient customer journey.
  • TPG will also be able to deliver a seamless experience to end-users, as our OTA platform will provide TPG customers accurate network settings at any time for more reliable coverage, in Singapore or while roaming to neighborhood countries.
  • We are excited to support TPG on its journey to expand in Singapore, said Benson Yeo, Asia Pacific Vice President of Mobile Operators business at IDEMIA.

TNS Expands LTE Roaming Hub Coverage to Cover Central and South America

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 2:03pm

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has secured a major new agreement with a Central American carrier which extends the reach of the TNS-powered CCA LTE Roaming Hub to nine countries across Central and South America.

Key Points: 
  • Transaction Network Services (TNS) has secured a major new agreement with a Central American carrier which extends the reach of the TNS-powered CCA LTE Roaming Hub to nine countries across Central and South America.
  • TNS can now also reach Puerto Rico and Colombia as it expands further into South America.
  • Were delighted to have secured this new agreement which gives us a major footprint across Central America and a strong lead into South America, said David Kaemmer, TNS Vice President of Sales.
  • The CCA LTE Roaming Hub provides operators with a large, unique, and transparent inbound footprint within North America that supports efficient VoLTE, enables roaming to and from 4G LTE, and provides inbound roaming revenue opportunities for Hub roaming partners.

EV Connect Partners with Greenlots to Enable Convenient Access to EV Charging Stations Across North America

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 12:00pm

Built on a previously announced agreement for inter-network roaming, users of the EV Connect charging smartphone application will be able to locate, initiate sessions, and pay for charging at Greenlots charge stations and vice-versa, later this year.

Key Points: 
  • Built on a previously announced agreement for inter-network roaming, users of the EV Connect charging smartphone application will be able to locate, initiate sessions, and pay for charging at Greenlots charge stations and vice-versa, later this year.
  • This relationship enables each network's customers to access and use both Greenlots and EV Connect charging stations through either network's mobile app with no additional sign-ups, fees, or markups.
  • Combining the two networks will improve EV driver confidence by providing access to thousands more EV charging stations across North America.
  • To find the Greenlots or EV Connect EV charging station nearest you, download the apps on the App Store or Google Play.

Mobileum Inc. Acquires SIGOS

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 1:28pm

Mobileum Inc. (Mobileum), a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming, network security, and risk management solutions, today announced the acquisition of SIGOS.

Key Points: 
  • Mobileum Inc. (Mobileum), a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming, network security, and risk management solutions, today announced the acquisition of SIGOS.
  • SIGOS was previously owned by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector.
  • SIGOS is a leading company with over 500 network operators in 156 countries, including the top 100 mobile networks.
  • Mobileum and SIGOS will have a combined team of over 1,800 employees across more than 30 global locations, serving more than 750 telecom operators across the globe, in 180 countries.