Telekom Malaysia Offers Inter-Carrier SMS Services to Global Wholesale Customers Through Partnership with Aicent

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Leading mobile carrier to provide SMS interworking, supplying worldwide mobile operators with seamless global SMS coverage

Aicent "Bridging The Mobile World"

Aicent "Bridging The Mobile World"

Through this partnership with Aicent, TM will utilize Aicent’s Inter-Carrier SMS Service, which will allow us to bypass costly infrastructure investments associated with building-out a global SMS service hub

Aicent, a leading provider of mobile data network services and solutions for global mobile operators, today announced a partnership with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), Malaysia’s leading next generation communications provider and broadband champion, to provide a global short message system (SMS) service which will allow operators to significantly expand the reach of their SMS services by simplifying the interworking arrangements between operators based throughout the world, via a single connection.

Commenting on the partnership, Rozaimy Abd Rahman, Executive Vice President, Global, TM shared, “As the leading telecommunications provider in Malaysia, we have decided to build upon our successes, expertise, and extensive relationships, by becoming a global provider of SMS services.”

“Through this partnership with Aicent, TM will utilize Aicent’s Inter-Carrier SMS Service, which will allow us to bypass costly infrastructure investments associated with building-out a global SMS service hub while at the same time minimizing the complexities surrounding interconnect relationships and delivering exceptional quality service.”

Aicent’s SMS Inter-Carrier Service delivers carrier-grade seamless SMS interoperability through the industry’s most expansive SMS exchange linking the largest number of global wireless operators. Through Aicent’s SMS service, TM offers mobile carriers global SMS interoperability allowing them to efficiently and reliably exchange SMS messages with other operators around the globe with minimal configuration requirements, investment, and operational complexities.

“Aicent’s experience developing and delivering carrier class SMS service solutions for the world’s largest global mobile operators uniquely positions us to help TM roll-out carrier grade SMS mobile services that will help their carrier customers maximize their revenue opportunities by growing subscriber ARPU, while controlling costs, and simplifying interworking arrangements between operators,” said Jonny Kwon, Aicent’s General Manager for Asia Pacific. “We look forward to working closely with TM as they roll-out SMS services globally.”

For more information on Aicent’s SMS Gateway services, visit http://www.aicent.com

About Aicent
Serving more than three billion mobile users around the world, Aicent, Inc. is a leading IPX provider of data network services and solutions for global mobile operators. To enable interoperability between Aicent customers and other networks, Aicent operates one of the largest mobile IPX network exchanges connecting to over 200 operators, including ten of the world’s largest. Through extensive peering arrangements, the Aicent network reaches nearly all 3G and 4G LTE operators around the world. The company's global IPX network operates an integrated mobile messaging exchange, value added data roaming and global reach infrastructure services, including the world’s first and largest multimedia messaging exchange, designed to help carriers maximize revenue opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.aicent.com.

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