BTS and BBIX form peering partnership

The partnership will accelerate the deployment of international peering services that support innovation in CPaaS and open connectivity models.

Business Telecommunications Services (BTS), a global Tier 1 service provider for over 20 years, has partnered with BBIX, Inc. (BBIX), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. (SoftBank) that conducts an Internet Exchange (IX) business, to jointly develop solutions that accelerate innovation in CPaaS, international roaming and open connectivity. The partnership will start from focusing on the development and expansion of Roaming Peering eXchange, Open Connectivity Exchange and CPaaS offerings.

BBIX operates IXs across Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Netherlands, UK, France and the US. Its members include the world’s largest content providers, search engines, gaming companies, social networks, hyperscalers, and telecoms companies. BTS has more than 400 mobile network operator, carrier and over-the-top (OTT), and CPaaS partners globally.

“Our partnership with BBIX is a tremendous opportunity to share knowledge and expertise that will ultimately benefit the entire ICT ecosystem. As 5G deployments grow across the globe, BTS and BBIX are jointly developing solutions that will ensure that these services do not operate in silos and organizations can meet and exchange traffic without barriers,” said Ricardo Olloqui, President and Co-Founder at BTS. “We’re excited to see this relationship continue to evolve and offer the market new innovation.”

“BBIX is committed to developing new solutions that benefit our members around the world. We are continually exploring opportunities to add value for participants and ensure they have the best possible solutions for meeting their business objectives. Our work with BTS will further expand our capabilities and support innovation in the IoT and IPv6 era,” said Hidetoshi Ikeda, President and CEO at BBIX. “We look forward to working with the team at BTS and developing and delivering the internet exchange solutions of the future.”

BTS provides managed services, digital voice services, numbering intelligence, A2P messaging, and fraud prevention across a global footprint. It has its corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida with a major Operating Center for Sales and Technical advancements in Zaragoza, Spain.

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