Voice over LTE is one of the most complex technologies being deployed within the framework of the LTE roadmap, says Peter Carson, senior director for marketing at Qualcomm. And operators have a lot of work ahead of them if they are to retain their status as the natural providers of voice and maximise the benefits of the move to a single network technology.
Internet video player Netflix has struck yet another peering agreement with a US carrier, this time AT&T, essentially paying for better quality of service for customers using the provider’s network. The deal was confirmed by AT&T and sits against a background of uproar over network neutrality debate in the US.
Once used primarily to restrict subscribers who had exceeded usage thresholds, policy has evolved into a key enabler for data service monetisation, says David Sharpley, Vice President and General Manager of the Data Experience Business Unit at Amdocs.
Torbjorn Pettersson, Technical Sales Manager, Mobile Services, Telenor, Sweden is taking part in two panel discussions at the LTE World Summit, the premier 4G event for the telecoms industry, taking place on the 24th-26th June 2013, at the Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands. Ahead of the show we speak to him about some of the technical issues facing operators as they introduce LTE.
The Orange Group confirmed Astellia, a leading provider of probe-based monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, as a strategic partner during the presentation of their white paper ‘Supplier relationships of France Telecom-Orange in France’.
Astellia, a leading provider of probe-based monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, announced the signature of a major contract with Unitel, Angola’s biggest cell phone operator. Astellia will provide Unitel with a complete E2E picture – from RAN to Core network – of their 2G, 3G and 4G traffic.
Astellia, a leading provider of monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, reports its 2012 revenue of 42.2 M€, an increase of 24% compared to the previous year.
International activity represented 85% of the 2012 revenue, reaching 36M€, a 41% increase compared to 2011. The rise in turnover reflects existing customers’ loyalty and market share wins.
AfricaCom, Cape Town, South Africa, November 13th 2012 – Astellia, a leading provider of monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, joins hands with Vodacom Mozambique to implement its VIP Care CEM solution. The application is intended to improve customer satisfaction and customer loyalty particularly amongst high value subscribers.
Rennes, France, November 8th 2012 – Astellia, a leading provider of monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, renews its commitment to the Digicel Group by empowering them with the means to provide a quality mobile broadband service to all of its 4 million Haitian subscribers. Digicel Haiti is the biggest mobile operator in Haiti and contributes significantly to the economic development of the country.
Dubai, United Emirates – Zain Technology Conference, November 6th 2012 – Astellia, a leading provider of monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS, announced today that it is participating as a strategic partner in the Zain Technology Conference to underline its strong involvement in the Zain Group.
We recently conducted an exercise looking very closely at the major strategic initiatives that have been implemented by the European telco community. It was a fascinating exercise that revealed a perhaps surprising level of consensus amongst all major European telcos. Whilst the tactics in reaching the goals may vary, our analysis showed the long-term strategic priorities are shared and fall into four very clear and focused aims.
As debate continues over whether the latest micro-amendment to the European Union’s telecoms regulation will defend or destroy the supposed neutrality of the internet, one major question remains unanswered: whether it was ever in danger in the first place.