A press release sent out yesterday announced that the UK headquartered Liquid Telecom Group has selected a new Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for the management of its wholesale traffic termination services. The solution is provided by US based Telarix, one of the leading companies globally in interconnect business optimisation. The development will see Liquid using two of Telarix’s solutions; iXTools and IXLink.
The owner of Africa’s largest terrestrial fibre network, Liquid provides wholesale fibre to internet providers and MNOs on the continent. Here’s the full press release below:
Liquid Telecom has selected the SaaS version of Telarix’s popular iXTools platform, as well as the industry’s only business-to-business exchange service iXLink, to help automate the management of its fast-growing international voice traffic operation.
Liquid Telecom supplies wholesale fibre optic, satellite, and connectivity services in Africa. It has built Africa’s largest single fibre network spanning over 13,000 kilometres and running from the north of Uganda to Cape Town on a single thread. Its customers include Africa’s largest mobile network operators, ISPs, financial institutions, and businesses of all sizes in Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa.
Telarix’s iXTools SaaS is a fully hosted and managed interconnect business optimization and settlement service that enables service providers to reduce costs and increase profitability across their interconnect networks. Telarix’s iXLink, a business exchange with over 3,300 carriers electronically exchanging over 40,000 documents monthly, provides real-time insight, stopping revenue leakage and allowing profit management. Liquid Telecom joins Telarix’s growing customer base from continents all over the world.
Telarix, through iXTools and iXLink, will provide Liquid Telecom a real-time view of voice traffic on its network, enabling Liquid to ensure that its customers continue to receive the highest quality voice service with accurate billing across different countries.
Ramzi Shalak, Head of International Networks at Liquid Telecom, said, “Liquid has taken its place as a major pan-African communications connectivity provider. Telarix will help ensure that we meet our own QoS standards as the voice traffic on our network continues to grow. It enables us to focus on both our profitability and the quality of service we are delivering to our customers across Africa.”
“We are thrilled to have been selected by Liquid Telecom,” states CEO of Telarix Glen Kazerman. “We know our systems will provide the advance performance needed to enable Liquid to provide the quality needed to its customers, positioning the company for growth in the coming years.”