BICS offers LTE roaming in 75 markets

8 Jan 2015

Global wholesale carrier services provider BICS has announced that it now offers Long Term Evolution (LTE) roaming capability in 75 countries, up 70% from twelve months ago. The firm says that operators using its IP exchange (IPX) platform can offer customers access to LTE roaming sessions with over 150 operators, through either direct connections or peering agreements. ‘The growth in the number of networks offering LTE roaming services last year was astounding,’ said Mikael Schachne, VP of Mobile Data Business at BICS. According to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), there were 360 LTE networks in operation in 124 countries at the end of 2014.