Friday, October 29, 2010

PCRF Deployments (34): South African MNO Uses Openet for Personalized Mobile Services

Openet announced that an unnamed, "one of South Africa’s leading fixed-line and fixed-broadband telecom providers has selected Openet to deploy an integrated policy management and convergent charging solution, with its comprehensive Policy and Charging Control (PCC), architecture. This architecture enables the operator’s mobile division to create and monetize new personalized services and maximize the value of the operator’s new 3G network ..  The solution will be deployed on both voice and data networks, and offers a variety of charging options to maximize revenue from every subscriber. Additionally, the operator can now dynamically allocate bandwidth and quality of service for existing and future networks".

See "Top South African Telecom Provider Chooses Openet to Support New Network Architecture" - here.

Recently, Telkom South Africa, announced the launch of its mobile operation, being the 4th operator in the country, branded as 8ta. See "SA Mobile Landscape Changes" - here.

The press release explains that "The network architecture deployed is fully IP-based, from base station to core. It allows maximum efficiency of the backhaul while providing the relevant prioritisation of mobile service flows, translating into a better quality of service and overall experience for the customer"

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