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The latest findings from the Kaleido Intelligence Roaming Vendor Hub, assessing over 35 different roaming vendors

BICS, MOBILEUM, NEXTGEN CLEARING & VODAFONE ROAMING SERVICES RECOGNISED AS CHAMPION VENDORS BY KALEIDO INTELLIGENCE.

NEW KALEIDO SCORES AND CHAMPION VENDORS ANNOUNCED FOR STEERING OF ROAMING, SPONSORED ROAMING, ROAMING HUBS, IPX AND ANALYTICS & ROAMING VAS CATEGORIES.

London, July 14th, 2020 – Kaleido Intelligence, a leading roaming market intelligence and consulting firm, has announced its latest Vendor Hub research, providing the most up-to-date rankings and scores for mobile roaming vendors.

Mobileum, BICS, Nextgen Clearing and Vodafone Roaming Services were assessed the number 1 vendors across multiple categories, with 13 other companies ranked as Champions. Champion vendors received Kaleido Scores of over 11 out of a total of 15.

The Vendor Hub Q2 2020 research analysed over 35 leading roaming vendors and wholesale providers. It includes an in-depth assessment of the service offerings and updated Kaleido Scores for all companies.

16 Vendors Receive Champion Kaleido Scores with Mobileum, BICS, Nextgen Clearing & Vodafone Roaming Services Leading the Group

Jon King, Chief Commercial Officer at Kaleido, commented: “Kaleido’s approach towards competitive analysis enables roaming vendors to showcase their strengths on an equal playing field and operators to view vendors with clarity and transparency. All vendors recognised as Champions deserve huge credit for their score, based on their product strengths and innovation.”

The scoring methodology focused on categorising vendors according to their product leadership, identifying companies unique market positioning, problem-solving capabilities, innovation leadership and finally, how vendors are positioned to meet MNO/MVNO needs and requirements.

The Number 1 and Champion vendors across key product segments as scored by Kaleido Intelligence are below. 

BICS, Comfone & Syniverse Lead Overall Roaming Product Scores

Strong performances across multiple product segments placed BICS, Comfone and Syniverse as the overall leaders in mobile roaming.

Nitin Bhas, Strategy & Insights Lead at Kaleido, noted: “BICS is a market leader in mobile roaming services and remains at the forefront of roaming technology to provide the best costs and quality. Syniverse and Comfone were scored highly for their comprehensive portfolio of roaming services backed by a winning product leadership and strong technical capabilities.”

The leadership scoring analysis for 37 roaming vendors is summarised in the Vendor Hub report along with an impartial assessment of company strengths and opportunities.

View our online Vendor Hub for free information on all 37 Vendors, including Champion Vendors, company overviews and products offerings. 

About Kaleido Intelligence

Kaleido Intelligence is a specialist consulting and market research firm with a proven track record delivering telecom research at the highest level. Kaleido Intelligence is the only research company addressing mobile roaming in its entirety, covering:

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  • Trend Analysis

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