iBasis, a KPN company, and Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT), the leading telecom carrier in Taiwan, today announced an agreement to create a multiservice IPX Peering connection to provide high-quality IP-based services for end-users.
In addition to HD voice, Chunghwa Telecom and iBasis will cooperate to offer a variety of services over IPX, including GRX, SMS, LTE Signaling and Roaming and Voice over LTE (VoLTE).About iBasis A wholly-owned KPN company, iBasis is a leading international voice carrier and a provider of data services and solutions for mobile operators. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice termination services and data services, including messaging, signaling and roaming, for many of the world’s largest fixed and mobile operators, as well as “over-the-top” and voice-over-broadband service providers. iBasis customers include KPN and its mobile operators, KPN Mobile, E-Plus, and KPN Belgium, and more than 1,000 other providers, including Verizon, Vodafone, China Mobile, China Unicom, Skype, TDC, Telecom Italia, and Telefonica. The company can be reached at its worldwide headquarters in Burlington, Mass., USA at +1 781-505-7500 or on the Internet at www.ibasis.com. About Chunghwa Telecom Chunghwa Telecom (TAIEX 2412, NYSE: CHT) is the leading telecom carrier in Taiwan ( www.cht.com.tw). CHT provides a full- range of telecom services including fixed line (local, DLD, ILD), mobile and broadband Internet access with the largest market share in all its key business lines. CHT has direct connections with over 160 international carriers and the network coverage reaches over 250 countries and areas for international voice services as well as above 60 PoPs of CHT Global Network for worldwide data services. CHT has established overseas offices in Europe, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, ets., and 10 subsidiary companies in China(4), USA, Japan, Singapore, HK, and Vietnam(2) . iBasis, KPN and Chunghwa Telecom are registered marks. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.