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06 June 2017
| Natalie Bannerman
Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) has upgraded Telekom Deutschland’s IP exchange (IPX) capacities to 100G.
Secure and reliable data roaming is no longer considered a
luxury when travelling abroad, for customers and subscribers
alike it’s essential. "Our customers demand
uncompromised, reliable, high-speed data roaming, and we are
standing by to deliver," said Gergely Vadas, head of the mobile
world unit at Deutsche Telekom ICSS.
As one of the first in the industry to apply 100Gbps
interfaces to IPX, ICSS is now a frontrunner in the IPX
provider community. Current plans after the first 100G rollout
are to quickly follow this up with up multiple network
advances, in order to meet the increasing needs of
Claudia Bauch, head of mobile wholesale roaming at Telekom
Deutschland, added: ""With the upgraded IPX capacity, ICSS is
ready to support the data roaming boom that probably will
result from the decrease of roaming prices for customers in
Deutsche Telekom ICSS as of May 2017 has increased its IPX
capacity to 100Gbps, a game-changer in the IPX community. This
move comes in preparation for new European Union regulations, which
introduces the lowering of data roaming costs for mobile
subscribers within the EU. The legislation is due to come
into effect sometime in June 2017, and according to Vadas: "We
are preparing for the expected usage increase this summer."