Washington DC, USA – May 24, 2010– Arbinet Corporation [NASDAQ: ARBX], a leading wholesale voice and data telecommunications service provider, announces today at International Telecoms Week (ITW) that Roshan, the leading GSM cellular service provider in Afghanistan, has contracted to utilize Arbinet’s thexchange™ marketplace to buy and sell international voice communications and PrivateExchangesm to facilitate direct interconnects between it and correspondent carriers and bi-lateral partners.
MegaFon, the first and only carrier to launch its own network in all regions of Russia, has chosen Arbinet’s PrivateExchange to improve global interconnect efficiencies for its voice termination. An outsourcing solution that enables retail service providers and carriers to aggregate multiple voice interconnections into a single TDM or VoIP interconnect with Arbinet, PrivateExchange is a strategic part of MegaFon’s action plan for developing the mobile telecom operator’s “international footprint.”
This solution provides customers the ability, through one interconnection to Arbinet, to choose differenet levels of quality for their global voice termination traffic to better suit its specific customer requirements. By offering multiple grades of service over one trunk group, Arbinet's customers can select premium mobile termination solutions, which offer guaranteed CLI as well as its premium service which provides global quality voice termination solutions. This provides customers the flexiblity to choose from the highest quality of services for specific routes as well as route traffic across more aggressively priced routes all on a single trunk group.