Mavenir Brings Virtualized IMS Solutions for VoLTE and RCS to Mobile Operator Core Networks
Mavenir's Virtualized IMS Solutions for 4G core networks, including VoLTE & RCS 5, based on the mOne® Convergence Platform. Leading Tier-1 operators in Europe are currently rolling out Mavenir's Virtualized IMS technology as part of their VoLTE / IMS rollouts. | Read more
NFV and SDN will boost Mobile Virtualization
Operators are hustling to implement IT-based improvements that will help them reduce network capex and opex, and as a result ABI Research expects spending on virtualization of mobile networks will reach nearly $6 billion by 2018.
MetroPCS backs RCS
MetroPCS wants Over-The-Top (OTT) players to come on board with Rich Communication Services (RCS). .
“I invite OTT players to adopt RCS. It is possible to do that. RCS is a collection of existing standards. There is no room for proprietary protocols,” said Solyman Ashrafi, MetroPCS’ VP product management, during a session at Wednesday’s Mobile Asia conference.
The reason proprietary protocols had originally emerged was “because RCS was not around,” he said.
Generally, Ashrafi said MetroPCS wanted to strike a healthy medium between OTT players and the operator community. OTT players want to “sacrifice standardisation for agility”. For operators it is the other way round, he said.
MetroPCS has been one of the leaders in the RCS sector. Last year, the operator launched joyn, the RCS-based service backed by the GSMA, with Mavenir. Read more...
GSMA report highlights widening gap between European and US mobile markets
GSMA report reveals that as recently as five years ago, the European mobile market was performing as well as, or even better than, the United States. However, since then, the situation has dramatically reversed. Read more...
Verizon Preps Network for VoLTE
Verizon Wireless will be "network ready" for voice-over LTE (VoLTE) and rich communications services (RCS) this year, but how they get rolled out is up to the marketing team, according to Verizon CTO's Tony Melone. Read more...
Mavenir Recognized for RCS VoLTE Solutions
Mavenir's award-winning RCS VoLTE solution blends IMS-based RCS services with traditional mobile services, such as SMS and MMS, and connects operator services with third party social networks and over-the-top (OTT) applications. Read more...