Syniverse has signed an agreement with Vodafone India Ltd, to power the mobile operator’s international messaging hub, which will route international SMS messages into India, aligning message delivery with the requirements of mobile number portability.
With advanced reporting and critical five-nines reliability, the hub is designed to provide SMS reach for operators outside of India to the country’s more than 950 million mobile subscribers.
The hub will ensure messages sent from international users are delivered to their contacts in India, complying with all regulations from the India Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Telecoms Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for SMS routing into the country.
Syniverse will be providing the core functionality to the hub, including message routing plus advanced online reporting and invoicing platform. The messages will be delivered via Vodafone India’s network.
“Syniverse and Vodafone India have built a strong relationship over the past three years, with Syniverse providing the operator vital data clearing, financial clearing and anti-fraud solutions,” said Sanjay Kasturia, India Vice President, Syniverse. “We look forward to growing this relationship with a focus on propelling Vodafone India’s business and driving optimal mobile experiences for end users across India.”