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iBASIS Secures New 4-Year Contract for SFR International Services

iBASIS, a leading provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, and SFR, the second largest telecom operator in France, has announced the renewal of their partnership for Voice and Mobile international services. This long-term agreement aims to provide SFR with enhanced economies of scale, a future-proof network, and superior customer service capabilities, ensuring competitive pricing and quality improvements.

“iBASIS is a long-term partner for SFR, especially as we share the same vision of providing innovative services that support growth and digital transformation. Their quality commitment and the dedication of the team have fostered a fruitful collaboration across both companies,” said Mehdi Boudah, EVP, Wholesale Division, SFR. “We are extremely pleased to extend the partnership by four years and continue to leverage iBASIS’s robust and flexible platform in carrying international voice and mobile services securely.”

This extended partnership underscores iBASIS’s successful management of international traffic, Quality of Service (QoS) delivery, and the excellent performance of its advanced fraud management system to protect voice revenues. SFR, one of the first adopters of iBASIS’s FraudLock, has significantly mitigated fraudulent attacks, resulting in optimal security and revenue savings.

“The strong relationship established with SFR is the result of years of collaboration, team support, and our continuous focus on improving systems, aligning resources, and creating initiatives to best support our customers,” said Edwin van Ierland, CEO of iBASIS Voice & Mobile Data. “We are dedicated to maintaining this relationship and ensuring we continue to deliver the most innovative and high-quality services to support SFR’s growth.”

“SFR’s agreement for an additional four years is a testament to our focus on performance and innovation to better carry our customers’ communications worldwide,” said Alexandre Pébereau, Group CEO and Founder of Tofane Global. “It validates our global and entrepreneurial path, and we look forward to helping SFR maintain its premier quality network performance, especially ensuring local and international visitors stay effortlessly connected during this year’s Olympic Games.”

About iBASIS

iBASIS is the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide to perform and transform. Powered by Tofane Global, iBASIS is the first independent communications specialist and Tier One IPX vendor with over 800 LTE destinations. Serving more than 1,000 customers across 28 locations worldwide, iBASIS optimizes global connectivity, quality, and security, ensuring high returns on voice, SMS A2P messaging, mobile data, 5G roaming, and IoT. For more information, please visit iBASIS.com.

About SFR

SFR is the second-largest communications company in France, serving nearly 27 million customers, including businesses, local authorities, and other telecom companies. With a fibre optic network (FTTH/FTTB) covering more than 37 million eligible connections, SFR was the first operator to launch 3G, 4G, and 5G in France. SFR covers 99.9% of the population with 4G and 76% with 5G, achieving a turnover of nearly 11 billion euros in 2023.