BroadForward further investing in its international expansion strategy, appoints Samuel Lim to manage its expanding business across Asia
Amersfoort, October 23rd, 2019
BroadForward, leader in intelligent signaling software for 2G/3G, 4G/LTE, 5G, IMS, Fixed, Wi-Fi, IPX and M2M networks, announced it has opened an office in Singapore and has appointed Telco veteran Samuel Lim to run BroadForward’s business in Asia. BroadForward’s Singapore office is located at Asia Square Tower in the downtown district of Marina Bay.
Dutch routing and interworking expert BroadForward delivers core network products for routing, interworking, security and number portability, designed for convergence across legacy and next generation networks. The BroadForward portfolio offers products such as the Diameter Signaling Controller (DRA, DEA, IWF), Signaling Transfer Point (STP), Multi-IMSI Roaming (MIR), Equipment Identity Register (EIR), Diameter and SS7 Firewall (FW), Location Based Services (GMLC, LRF, RDF), Number Portability Gateway (INAP, MAP, ENUM, HTTP) and ENUM Server. BroadForward’s 5G signaling solutions include the Service Communication Proxy (SCP), Binding Support Function (BSF), Security Edge Protection Proxy (SEPP), 5G EIR and 4G-5G interworking.
Among BroadForward customers are some of the world’s largest IPX providers, the world’s largest operator group, leading MVNEs and MVNOs as well as the world’s largest Number Portability provider. BroadForward sees good traction in the Asia market and already works with leading service providers such as PCCW, DOCOMO, NTT Communications, Telkomsel, MobiFone, 2degrees and others.
Samuel Lim, Director BroadForward Asia commented “BroadForward brings powerful multi-protocol signaling solutions to Asia. From our base in Singapore, BroadForward will be close to our Asian customers which is important to us. In the coming years we expect complexity in networks to increase as operators implement 5G. We have the unique ability to support operators in their network transition from legacy to the 5G Next Generation Core, with components that will bridge network technologies. This means operators can enable 5G services while optimally leveraging investments of existing networks and systems.”
BroadForward is leader in intelligent signaling software for 2G/3G, 4G/LTE, 5G, IMS, Fixed, Wi-Fi, IPX and M2M/IoT networks. Four-time GSMA Best Mobile Technology nominee BroadForward delivers core network products for routing, interworking, security and number portability, designed for convergence across legacy and next generation networks. BroadForward’s active 5G roadmap supports service providers with their network transition to the 5G Next Generation Core, and includes the Service Communication Proxy (SCP), Binding Support Function (BSF), Security Edge Protection Proxy (SEPP), 5G EIR, 4G-5G interworking and multi-protocol signaling orchestration. All BroadForward products are hardware-agnostic and support network virtualization and cloud deployment (VMware, KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Amazon, Kubernetes etc.). BroadForward’s software development is entirely done in The Netherlands.
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