BICS

BICS claims Asia Europe VoLTE first

BICS, the international wholesale arm of Belgian operator Proximus, reckons it’s successfully launched the first fully end-to-end international VoLTE call between Europe and Asia.

Survey suggests strong MNO support for RCS

Research published by BICS, the carrier services arm of Belgian incumbent operator Belgacom suggests that more than two thirds of mobile operators will have launched Rich Communications Services (RCS) by the end of next year.

BICS opens up IPX to HD voice, VoLTE

Belgacom-owned interconnect specialist BICS this week said its platform is now enabling next generation voice services such as HD voice and VoLTE to end users.

MasterCard takes controlling stake in mobile remittance service

Payment provider MasterCard has teamed up with mobile payment solutions providers eServGlobal and BICS to extend the capabilities of their international mobile remittance platform HomeSend. The three firms have set up a joint venture which uses the HomeSend platform, in which MasterCard will have a controlling share.