Top Connect Goes Live with the BroadForward Next Generation Diameter Signaling Controller

Leading Baltic enterprise service provider Top Connect adopts the BroadForward Next Generation Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) to enable advanced signaling scenarios across Mobile and Fixed networks.

Amersfoort, Netherlands, August 29, 2018 --( Top Connect, a premium telecommunications service provider for enterprises in the Baltic states, announced it has launched services with the BroadForward Next Generation Diameter Signaling Controller (BroadForward DSC). The solution enables Top Connect to integrate and operate advanced Diameter routing and multi-protocol interworking scenarios from its core network as well as independently deal with vendor-specific signaling variants. The BroadForward DSC is a signaling solution that not only supports Diameter, but also many other protocols such as SS7, SIP, ENUM, RADIUS and HTTP. It enables Top Connect to address signaling scenarios across Mobile and Fixed/Wi-Fi access networks.

Headquartered in Tallinn Estonia, with subsidiaries in Latvia and Lithuania, Top Connect Ltd. is the leading alternative telecommunications company for wireless and fixed telecommunication services to corporate and institutional customers in the Baltic states and internationally. The company offers mobile voice and data, connections to over 20 major international carriers, SMS delivery, and value added services such as fixed voice and data services to corporate and governmental customers. Top Connect develops M2M/IOT services such as M2MtoGo and is known for successful services such as TravelSim, an international roaming SIM card with over 5 million users.

Top Connect has selected the BroadForward Next Generation DSC for its unique routing and interworking capabilities designed to orchestrate converged signaling services across 2G/3G, 4G/LTE, Fixed/Wi-Fi networks and ultimately 5G. The single-engine software solution for DRA, DEA and multi-protocol interworking furthermore is easy to configure and to manage and doesn’t require proprietary scripting or vendor involvement to enable signaling scenarios. The BroadForward DSC is widely adopted by leading global Mobile Network Operators, MVNOs and IPX providers.

Mikhail Markin, VP Strategic Partnerships of Top Connect, commented “Top Connect prides itself being able to cater for the specific needs of each of our clients and deliver the solution they require. The BroadForward DSC is a vital component in our network as it empowers us with the right set of signaling capabilities and flexibility, enabling us to react quickly to customer demand and orchestrate advanced signaling scenarios on demand. And with the BroadForward DSC we don’t need anybody else to get the job done, saving us time and money.”

Taco Schoute, CEO BroadForward added, “The BroadForward DSC is designed for operators such as Top Connect who need the flexibility to be competitive and to manage and control their own signaling assets on a daily basis. The BroadForward DSC will allow Top Connect to independently create unique routing and interworking scenarios across network technologies and vendor specific protocol variants.”

About Top Connect
Top Connect is one of the biggest alternative mobile roaming providers with more than 20 years of history in telecommunications. Headquartered in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, Top Connect is a premium alternative telecommunications service provider for enterprises in Baltics States, operates mobile roaming services like TravelSim, TravelChat and develops M2M/IOT services like M2MtoGo. Celebrating its 12th anniversary this year, TravelSim has grown to become the world’s leading alternative roaming service with more than 5 million users worldwide. TravelSim main services are roaming SIM cards that have ‘all the features’, including data plans, SMS bundles, cheap calls and data service, offering business users as well as leisure travellers up to 85% save on international roaming charges. Covering 205 countries, TravelSim runs a distribution network in over 62 countries across the globe, and this number is constantly growing.

For more information, please contact:
Mikhail Markin
VP, Strategic Partnerships
T: +372 616 6569

About BroadForward
BroadForward is leader in intelligent routing and interworking software for 2G/3G, 4G/LTE, 5G, IMS, Fixed, Wi-Fi, IPX and M2M networks. BroadForward delivers a portfolio of Next Generation signaling products and network applications, offering products for routing, interworking, security, number portability and signaling orchestration. BroadForward’s active 5G roadmap supports service providers with their network transition to Next Generation Core, with HTTP/2 Proxy, Security Edge Protection Proxy (SEPP), 4G-5G interworking and multi-protocol signaling orchestration. All BroadForward products are hardware-agnostic and support network virtualization, OpenStack and cloud deployment. BroadForward’s software development is entirely done in The Netherlands.

For more information please contact
Steven van Zanen
Marketing Manager
T +316 2025 7535
Steven van Zanen
+31 85 489 5 689