Polish cellco P4 launches LTE roaming

16 Dec 2014

Polish mobile operator P4, which trades under the ‘Play’ brand, has launched roaming services for 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) customers in partnership with international wholesale partner BICS (formerly Belgacom International Carrier Services). The partnership, which is based on the BICS IPX platform, includes connectivity, messaging and roaming services, and covers both inbound and outbound roaming. Jacek Niew g owski, chief strategy officer at P4, commented: ‘The enthusiastic response of our customers to the domestic LTE experience, combined with the bundle of services provided by BICS, oblige us to provide the highest quality of international roaming.’ BICS currently offers roaming via 57 LTE providers worldwide. P4, meanwhile, launched its 4G services in November 2013 and a year later covered 64% of Poland’s population in around 1,500 cities and towns.