IDT global, a leading provider of wholesale voice and SMS termination, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Claro Uruguay to deliver direct A2P SMS termination to Claro subscribers in the country.
Under the terms of the agreement, IDT global will send both its own retail traffic and wholesale A2P SMS traffic to the Claro network, giving customers the quality and reliability that only a direct, zero-hop connection can deliver.
“This connection with Claro Uruguay is another step forward for our SMS business and reinforces our commitment to expand our direct interconnects with mobile network operators around the world.” said Nick Ford, President of IDT global. “We have long been a leader in delivering voice traffic to the region and with this deal, this moves us closer to our goal of delivering quality omni-channel termination globally.”
The new agreement is the latest expansion in IDT global’s SMS business. IDT global now has nearly 100 direct SMS interconnections with mobile network operators across the globe, enabling the company to deliver the quality and reliability that its customers demand.
About IDT Corporation:
IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT) is a global provider of fintech, cloud communications and traditional communications services. We make it easier for families to connect, support and share across borders. We also enable businesses to transact and communicate with their customers with enhanced intelligence and insight.
Our BOSS Revolution branded money transfer, mobile top-up and international calling services make sending money and talking with friends and family around the world convenient and reliable. National Retail Solutions’ (NRS), our point-of-sale retail network, enables independent retailers to operate and process transactions more effectively while providing advertisers and consumer marketers with unprecedented reach into underserved consumer markets. net2phone’s unified communications as a service solution provides businesses with intelligently integrated cloud communications and collaboration solutions across channels and devices. Our IDT global and IDT Express wholesale offerings enable communications companies to provision and manage international voice and SMS services.
About Claro Uruguay
Claro Uruguay, a 100% subsidiary of América Móvil, is the fastest growing mobile communications company with the highest 4G coverage in Uruguay. Follow them on Twitter @UruguayClaro.
América Móvil operates under the Claro brand in 16 countries: Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Jamaica, Guatemala,