Monday, 29 November 2021

The return of roaming: Exploring China Mobile International’s IPX platform

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 15 July 21

Dr. Li Feng, Chairman & CEO from China Mobile International, shared how 5G is changing roaming requirements for operators and how the Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) ecosystem is evolving

Throughout the world, over the last year the coronavirus pandemic has seen people confined to their homes, with international travel limited to a bare minimum. Operators around the world have lamented their lost roaming revenues, while at the same time expanding their mobile networks and related services.   But the telecoms industry is nothing if not global, and roaming post-Covid is set to boom. As networks become increasingly complex, operators will need to choose the right approach if they are to manage and monetise roaming effectively.   With 5G maturing and the coronavirus pandemic subsiding, roaming is quickly becoming more important for telcos than ever before.     5G boom is adding complexity   In the last couple of years, we have seen a rapid acceleration in 5G rollouts throughout the world and this is only going to continue in future. As a result, effectively handling 5G roaming&nbsp…

Throughout the world, over the last year the coronavirus pandemic has seen people confined to their homes, with international travel limited to a bare minimum. Operators around the world have lamented their lost roaming revenues, while at the same time expanding their mobile networks and related services.   But the telecoms industry is nothing if not global, and roaming post-Covid is set to boom. As networks become increasingly complex, operators will need to choose the right approach if they are to manage and monetise roaming effectively.   With 5G maturing and the coronavirus pandemic subsiding, roaming is quickly becoming more important for telcos than ever before.     5G boom is adding complexity   In the last couple of years, we have seen a rapid acceleration in 5G rollouts throughout the world and this is only going to continue in future. As a result, effectively handling 5G roaming&nbsp…

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