Telecommunications and digital services company PLDT Inc. signed a partnership with International Carriers’ wholesale arm Orange for international voice aggregation services. As an aggregator for voice traffic, Orange will handle all global inbound traffic terminating on the PLDT and Smart network.
Orange’s experience and expertise will be available to PLDT for the management of its global partner portfolio. The partnership agreement also includes support from Orange’s global sales team in the joint implementation of various voice traffic management solutions. Additionally, in a move to increase voice traffic and security, Orange will guarantee the value of PLDT voice traffic with its anti-fraud voice solutions.
“This partnership with Orange is part of a broader PLDT Group program to improve customer experiences in and outside of the Philippines,” said Katrina Luna-Abelarde, FVP and head of PLDT-Smart International and Carrier Business Group and president of PLDT Global Corp.
Orange has a global business service presence and is a mobile network operator in 26 countries. It offers worldwide roaming services to operators and managed complex wholesale projects in the fields of roaming, voice, and data services.
“Orange is proud that PLDT has selected Orange to provide support and protect market value for the future and we are delighted to enter into this partnership,” said Emmanuel Rochas, CEO of International Carriers at Orange.