Events overview


Raphaël Glatt, Head of Signalling at BICS, will update you on 'Enabling effective LTE roaming through IPX' (Tuesday 24 June, 14:30):

  • How can MNO’s interconnect with other mobile service providers worldwide over an IPX roaming network?
  • How can the change of GRX to IPX adds QoS as well as more functions and Security?

Several BICS representatives will be on-site for one-on-one discussions and to answer questions.


Divya Ghai Wakankar, Senior Product and Business Strategy Manager at BICS, will share BICS' vision on the impact of Web RTC on the world of communications, and how to build a universal inter-working platform providing inter-operability not only towards advanced technologies like WebRTC but also towards the legacy networks (check


One of the principal goals of BICS is to simplify the job of mobile network operators. BICS is offering a full suite of services allowing fast and easy roll-out of LTE, seamless 2G/3G/4G worldwide roaming experiences and interoperability with other networks. Today BICS has successfully enabled LTE roaming for more than 110 Million subscribers through more than 82 providers worldwide in 46 countries.

Join us for this free webinar hosted by in association with BICS as they discuss how to overcome LTE Roaming challenges.

Points to be discussed during this webinar will include:

  • The status of the market evolution towards IPX
  • An all-new IP signalling infrastructure to replace the SS7 signalling network
  • How to monetise LTE roaming in a changing market environment
  • Making your own choices regarding the right blend of price and quality in the 4G offering
  • Preventing bill shock and assuring 100% customer satisfaction
  • Identifying a good partner to support you in your migration towards IPX

This webinar will take place on Thursday 5th June, 2014 at 9am UK time. Time variations can be found on the registration page.

Click here to register for this webinar


The 2nd Digital Services World Congress will start with an OTT Partnerships pre-conference focus day; the two main days of the event will co-locate the Mobile Wallet & Retail Innovation, SIMposium Global, M2M and Internet of Things and Global Messaging World Congress, after opening with a plenary session featuring the leaders driving forward innovative start-ups and services within the digital world.

You will find Maja Meglic, Application and Wholesale Messaging Manager at BICS, speaking on the Global Messaging Agenda: 'The future of mobile communication and messaging':

  • Is SMS dead? How can I monetise further SMS?
  • Evolution to New Messaging Services.
  • Critical Success Factors for RCS.
  • How to make a true global communication community?

The GSMA LA Plenary Meeting #41 will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay. It starts with a full day of seminars covering the most relevant items in today's telecom industry and concludes with meetings on the 4 working group topics: Regulatory (REGU), Billing and Roaming (BARG), Security and Fraud (SEGF) and Technical and Terminals (TECT).

BICS is Silver sponsor of Roaming World Congress. On Tuesday, 13 May - 12pm20, Raphaël Glatt, Head of Signalling at BICS, will update you on 'The IPX Evolution and related business opportunities':
  • What is the status of the market evolution towards IPX?
  • How to monetise LTE roaming in a changing market environment?
  • How can you make your own choices regarding the right blend of price and quality in the 4G offering?
  • How prevent bill shock and assure 100% customer satisfaction?

BICS will be present as sponsor at ITW 2014, the annual meeting point for the wholesale telecommunications community. You will have the possibility to meet BICS's representatives at our suites.


This year LTE MENA will look closely at the monetization aspects of LTE and how the network can bring increasing sources of revenue to the operator. The conference We will examine the new services that operators are providing for their subscribers and the infrastructure that is needed to make these services possible.
LTE MENA will also examine the emerging markets of the region, bringing together exciting case studies and hearing from the most innovative operators that are making LTE rollout a reality.

Fira Palace - Barcelona - Spain

New communication services are emerging like never before. Consumers want to combine voice and SMS with instant messaging or chat, live video sharing and file transfer across all devices and service providers. It is BICS' ambition to play a central role in the migration to this next generation of communication services and make it happen fast. Listening to you, our (potential) customer is key in our approach to assure that we bring the best solutions and understand how we can help you in the best possible way.

We would like to invite our people responsible for RCS within their organisation to an interactive user group on Future of Communication (RCS, WebRTC, VoLTE) scheduled on 29 April 2014 from 15:30 till 17:30 in Barcelona during the IMS World Forum 2014.

Please, let us know if you are willing to participate at this session by mail

PS: In return for sharing your market knowledge with us, you will be rewarded with a nice gift.


BICS will attend BARG # 83 Luxembourg where you will have the possibility to meet our representatives.

BICS will be sponsoring this key event for the Middle Eastern and international carrier communities. As the largest carrier business event connecting senior-level executives active in the Middle Eastern markets, this truly is a meeting not to be missed.



In 2014, the Mobile World Congress Conference programme will examine the present and debate the future of our industry with in-depth analysis of the trends that are shaping it. BICS will attend the Mobile World Congress Conference and there where you will have the possibility to meet our representatives at our booth or meeting room.


BICS will be present at PTC 2014 where you will have the possibility to meet our representatives.



BICS will be Diamond sponsor and co-host the Closing dinner on the 5th September with Smart.

BICS is Associate sponsor during the Capacity Central Europe conference.  You can find us at our Bilateral Table.
Jorn Vercamert, Director Voice Business will be Pannellist on Day one - 27 June 2013
. Examining potential M&A activity in the Central European market
   - understanding the impact of large acquisitions on capacity supply and demand
. Creating a wholesale acquisition strategy in the current market
   - identifying new growth markets for profitable network expansion
   - acquiring strategic assets to expand fixed and mobile offerings
. Evaluating the implications of new regulatory developments in Central Europe
   - how is pricing changing and what is the impact on carrier business?
. Developing new business models to increase profitability and remain competitive
   - developing a core offering to maximise revenues
   - optimising networks to support new services
. Carriers and OTT providers – how can they cooperate?
   - assessing new models for partnerships
   - an update on the regulation of OTT services

BICS is Track sponsor during this Event.
We will take part to a panel and have a speaking slot filled in by Raphael Glatt - Head of Signalling.

Session 1 – Pannelist in the Signalling Traffic Focus Day:
Pre Conference Day: Monday 24th June 2013 (4.40pm – 5.10pm)
"Creating Revenue Opportunities from Diameter with a Reliable and Scalable Network"

Session 2 – LTE World Summit:LTE Roaming/Spectrum Management Track
Day 1: Tuesday 24th June 2013 (12.10pm – 12.30pm)
"Monetising LTE Roaming Innovatively: Using Roaming as a Service Differentiator"


BICS is Associate sponsor during the Digital Services World Congress.
Bart Vandekerckhove, Head of Mobile Messaging will be speaker on Day One of the Global Messaging Congress on Tuesday 18 June
The OTT Movers: Who is leading in the Ecosystem & How? "Driving & optimizing messaging revenues in an evolved messaging market place"
• Examining the evolution in SMS P2
• Securing messaging revenues
• Impact of OTT messaging services


BICS is Associate sponsor during this conference - Mr Luc Vidal Madjar, Senior Strategy and Business Development Manager at BICS will speak about Roaming: "Getting the Most Out of International Roaming"

Essential Topics Covered during the Congress:
•Where are the Growth Opportunities for the Global MVNO?
•How Will New Regulation Shape Global Telco Services?
•Unlimited Pricing – Great for the Customer – But What are the Economics for the MVNO?
•Why Every Major Challenger MNO Needs an MVNO
•Creating a Compelling Offering to Approach the MNO – Partnership not Threat
•Quadplay - Why Adding Mobile to the Offering Makes Good Sense
•How Does the MVNO Model Lend Itself to M2M?
•Disrupting the Wireless Industry with a Low-Cost, WiFi-Centric Offering
•What Opportunities Does LTE Throw up for MVNOs and MNOs?
•The impact of OTT on the MVNO market


West Africa Connect 2013 is the only conference to focus specifically on the challenges and opportunities unique to the West African wholesale market in a targeted and comprehensive format that will give you the tools to grow your profits in the region.



BICS will be associate sponsor during this conference.
Capacity Balkans is the most important meeting for the Balkans wholesale market.Last year the event brought together 321 delegates representing the Balkans, CEE, Western Europe, Russia and Asia. With carriers and service providers making up 70% of conference attendees, this event is a must-attend for any carrier interested in the business potential of this market.



Capacity Middle East 2013 is the ultimate meeting point for all of the carriers and service providers active in the Middle Eastern telecoms market. With 900+ senior-level representatives from over 260 of the world’s top wholesale telecoms companies expected, Capacity Middle East 2013 will provide an unbeatable opportunity to network and do business with all of the region’s industry leaders. BICS will attend and is sponsoring this conference.


The mobile ecosystem continues to expand at lightning speed, with endless innovation and new applications of connected technology. Similarly the world’s premier industry event is expanding this year, relocating to a new world-class venue in the heart of the Mobile World Capital. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to witness the industry’s continued expansion and growth.

Join us in exploring the New Mobile Horizon at Mobile World Congress 2013! We will be happy to welcome you at our booth (2C58) and share with you all about mosaic, BICS' comprehensive and flexible portfolio of international wholesale services and solutions, tailored to benefit Mobile Operators and their roaming and interworking needs in extending reach to the 800+ Mobile Operators globally.


The most important C-level event for the wholesale Caribbean carrier community. BICS is attending and sponsoring this conference.


Now entering its 16th year, GSM>3G Middle East Telco World Summit is the longest established and largest annual Middle Eastern telecoms event. Having evolved to reflect the current market dynamics, the event embraces the entire telecommunications landscape in both its multi-streamed Congress and accompanying Exhibition. Year-on-year it continues to offer Middle Eastern telcos the chance to meet new and existing suppliers of the highest calibre, discuss the future direction of their business and plan for their expansion.

Kuala Lumpur

Bringing together the most influential executives from the Asia-Pacific and international carrier community.

Cape Town

This year's Africa Com will include expanded & extended exhibition; more opportunities to network with 7,000 industry executives, more chances to appraise the competitor landscape, more chance to dabble and demo the latest technologies & applications. It will also include AfricaCom Insights where you can  future-proof your business with expert analysis plus an Entrepreneurs Hub and Technology Workshops.


Capacity Europe 2012 is the flagship carrier meeting for the European telecoms market. Now in its 12th year, the event is expected to attract over 750+ attendees representing regional and international operators. With a variety of networking functions available throughout the event, Capacity Europe 2012 will provide a 3-day forum for attendees to meet and do business with one another.

You will meet carriers, service providers, subsea cable operators, satellite service providers, terrestrial cable operators, ISPs, regulators, analysts, consultants and lawyers from both European and international markets as regular attendees of the event who want to do business with the European telecoms community.



Welcome to the Seventh Annual IMTC Miami Conference. The sixth edition brought 354 attendees with 40% of them coming to the coference for the first time. More than 30 countries were represented. The large proportion came from the US (65%) followed by Europe: 6%; Mexico: 6%; Dominican Republic: 5%; Guatemala: 3%. Of all the participants, 70% indicated English as their main language and 29% indicated Spanish. Money Transfer Company representatives were 45% of the attendees, Financial Institutions (Bank & Non-Bank),  22%.



Due to the growing industry momentum behind Near Field Communications (NFC) and the increased adoption of this technology by ecosystem players around the world, the GSMA has expanded the scope of their Mobile Money Summit event to more prominently showcase NFC and its many applications. In 2012 and beyond, the new name of this event will be the GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit.

This event will feature two days of exhibition showcase and conference sessions, augmented by two days of invitation-only industry meetings designed to create dialogue around the opportunities and progress for the NFC and mobile money ecosystem. The conference and exhibition will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd and Wednesday, October 24th, with additional meetings and workshops being held on Monday, October 22nd and Thursday, October 25th.  The NFC & Mobile Money Summit will bring together key players from every sector of the industry, providing an environment to forge relationships, expand ideas and foster the growth of NFC and mobile money.

Marianne Pauwels, Mobile Financial Services Expert at BICS, is guest speaker at the conference.


Facilitating international and North American Carrier business connections.


The leading carrier event for executive networking.