ASPIDER-NGI, a IaaS provider of provisioning, billing and revenue management solutions for operators, announced it has integrated the BFX Interface Gateway, BroadForward’s software-based signalling solution for Diameter routing and interworking.
ASPIDER-NGI delivers branded services for mobile network operators, helping them to improve customer engagements, provide better service delivery, and boost profitability. The company provides services to traditional mobile operators, MVNOs, MVNEs and Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives to help them manage connectivity to manage loyalty and revenue.
BroadForward’s BFX Interface Gateway provides ASPIDER-NGI with a single design software solution for Diameter routing and any-to-any protocol interworking. BFX enables signaling scenarios across 2G/3G, 4G/LTE, IMS Wi-Fi, Fixed-Line and M2M networks, without the need for scripting or development.
Taco Schoute, CEO of BroadForward said “We are very pleased to see that innovative players like ASPIDER-NGI have deployed our solution. BFX fits perfectly into ASPIDER-NGI’s virtualisation approach and provides the routing, mediation and interworking functions needed to interconnect and control traffic in their cores.” Jan Mooijman, CEO of ASPIDER-NGI commented “We launched the BroadForward Diameter solution specifically for NFV and service orchestration across different signaling technologies and vendors”. He further added “This supports our innovation strategy by optimising network policy, providing legacy mediation and adding dynamic routing for geo-redundancy. Bottom line: this helps us improve our services to our customers and increase our flexibility”.
BroadForward’s BFX Interface Gateway is deployed at leading operators around the world enabling various signaling use cases such as Diameter routing, mediation, LTE roaming, VoLTE, 3G-4G network interworking, fixed-mobile convergence, M2M communications and network function virtualisation (NFV). BFX is designed to be the most agile and cost effective signaling solution available to service providers.