Telefonica’s O2 Taps Mavenir for vIMS
O2, the Telefónica -owned UK mobile operator, has chosen Mavenir for virtualized IMS within its network functions virtualization (NFV) OpenStack cloud infrastructure. O2 is deploying Mavenir’s solution for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) in its nationwide data center infrastructure, which Mavenir said will enable automation immediately, and support existing digital voice services. The vIMS will support mobile services for more than 8 million customers and also help the operator launch new services.
“Mavenir is totally committed to providing excellent performances and operations based on the company’s extensive and unique experience in IMS solutions,” said Stefano Cantarelli, Chief Marketing Officer of Mavenir, in a news release. “We will continue to provide greater flexibility, greater efficiencies, and more agility in terms of innovation as a full end-to-end 4G LTE and 5G, IoT network provider.”