Brussels – Belgium, 29thOctober, 2015– BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services, announced today it has been awarded EU patentEP2658333from the European Patent Office for its innovative GPRS tunnelling protocol (GTP) filter solution. The patented technology is an industry-first solution which allows mobile service providers to immediately enable seamless global 3G and LTE data roaming using BICS’ Instant Roaming platform.
BICS’ Instant Roaming platform enables MNOs, MVNOs, OTT providers and M2M service providers to gain instant access to hundreds of international roaming agreements from mobile operator sponsors to offer a transparent and seamless data roaming experience to their customers.
The GTP filter solution combined with multi-IMSI technology allows mobile service providers to take full advantage of the roaming coverage established over decades by sponsor mobile operators. Using the GTP solution, mobile service providers can extend their international reach and provide customers with worldwide high-quality mobile connectivity for voice and data services.