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Syniverse to be a Theme Sponsor for BCE at GSMA Wholesale Agreements & Solutions (WAS) #12 Virtual Event
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October 20 - 22, 2020

Syniverse to be a Theme Sponsor for BCE at GSMA Wholesale Agreements & Solutions (WAS) #12 Virtual Event

Virtual over 3 days

At the upcoming WAS #12 event, Syniverse is the theme sponsor for BCE and will participate in an IPX panel session at the event. WAS #12 will convene over 1,000 members of the WAS community to share knowledge and exchange ideas over three days of online experiences. Themes for WAS#12 include: Future of Billing & Charging, Quality of Service, IPX, 5G, VoLTE & IoT.

The IPX Provider’s Role in Today’s Technological Landscape and Beyond

We’ll be joining in an IPX panel session “The IPX Provider’s Role in Today’s Technological Landscape and Beyond”, featuring Pradeep Bhardwaj, Sr. Strategy Director and Head of Industry Standards. During the panel session, Syniverse would discuss the role of the IPX Providers in the current and future technology landscape, 5G Security and deployment models, End-to-end Quality and SLAs, VoLTE Roaming, and the issues impacting the IPX ecosystem.

BCE – the new GSMA billing and settlement standard

Join us for an interactive session where BCE chair Anna Gussmann interviews John Pawluk from Swisscom, the first official BCE compliant operator, about their experiences with the new standard.

The questions will include tips and tricks on getting started, how to ‘sell’ the idea of BCE within your company, what are the use cases, etc.

BCE is ready to be implemented and many operators are in the process of testing it, so this will be an excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with this new development within GSMA

Registration is open on the GSMA Website

October 20th - 22nd, 2020

Syniverse IPX Session

October 20th @ 12pm EDT | 6pm CEST

Syniverse BCE Session

October 21st @ 8am EDT | 2pm CEST and October 22nd @ 10am CEST | 4pm HKT


Pradeep Bhardwaj

Senior Strategy Director and Head of Industry Standards

Pradeep serves as a senior technology adviser overseeing strategic initiatives to advance the adoption of leading-edge technologies and standards, such as 5G, the internet of things, mobile edge computing, LTE, and VoLTE. Mr. Bhardwaj joined Syniverse in 2005 and has built a career that encompasses more than 26 years of experience with mobile operators and telecommunication companies in the areas of GSM, fixed-line, international, wholesale, international roaming, messaging, signaling, satellite, data, and IP communications. Mr. Bhardwaj’s emphasis is on technology strategy, industry standards, systems engineering, and architecture.

Anna Gussmann 

Senior Director of Customer Products and Industry Relations

Anna joined Syniverse in 2012 and has more than 25 years of experience in overseeing customer services, developing new products, and managing product development for top mobile and technology companies. At Syniverse, she is responsible for designing products for roaming services that are required by the GSMA, advising customers how to implement non-TAP (Transferred Account Procedure) transactions for roaming, developing blockchain solutions for clearing and settlement, and acting as a liaison to the GSMA by serving as chairperson of the organization’s Billing and Charging Evolution group.

John Pawluk

Wholesale Roaming Manager

John is a wholesale Roaming Manager at CHEC1 Swisscom Switzerland where he works with M2M, TAP, BCE and negotiates roaming agreements.