Recent deals with Bharti Airtel, Datacom, Idea Cellular, Tata
Teleservices and Uninor have made Nokia Siemens Networks the
dominant provider of packet core solutions for GSM and 3G networks.
Nokia Siemens Networks carries data traffic from all 22 circles in
India serving around 250 million subscribers, the highest in the
country. The packet core solution is said to reduce the
total-cost-of-ownership and maximize future revenue opportunities
for operators, while addressing growing bandwidth requirements.
Nokia Siemens Networks’ mobile packet core network
architecture claims to increases efficiency in the core of telecom
networks and improves mobile broadband performance through its
quality-of-service features. In addition, the data charging
capabilities of the company’s mobile gateways opens up new
service opportunities to maximize data revenues with differentiated
charging and flexible data subscriptions for operators.
“Our intelligent packet core solution converts bit pipes to
smart pipes, allowing operators to offer rich mobile broadband
services, and not just data connectivity. With this, operators can
minimize data delivery cost while securing and maximizing data
revenues. In other words, it helps them enter profitable mobile
broadband,” said Ashish Chowdhary, head of customer
operations East and executive board member at Nokia Siemens
By deploying Nokia Siemens Networks’ packet core solution,
mobile broadband subscribers of Bharti Airtel, Datacom, Idea
Cellular, Tata Teleservices and Uninor is said to enjoy better data
connectivity. The solution includes fair use policies that enable
operators to deliver consistent service quality to all subscribers,
irrespective of their data usage. Operators can also generate
additional revenue by prioritizing subscribers, services and
applications with a ‘bandwidth on demand’ offering. In
addition, operators can launch and scale up services much faster to
address the exponential growth in data traffic as 3G gains
popularity in India.
Combined with unparalleled service intelligence, operators can
ensure superior end user experience and manage network resource
usage to maximize their revenues. According to Nokia Siemens
Networks, the solution is a future proof investment as it provides
smooth evolution to LTE with just a software upgrade. All these
components are typically configured, monitored and managed by the
company’s network management platform, NetAct.
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