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January 26, 2010
Appliance Deployment Report: Singapore's MobileOne Opts for ATCA-based IMS Solution
By Marisa Torrieri, TMCnet Editor
), a next-generation telecommunications network solutions provider, announced Monday
that MobileOne, a Singapore-based mobile communications provider with more than 1.7 million customers, selected Huawei as the sole provider of an ATCA-platform-based IMS “solution” to enrich its national broadband services.
The IMS solution will allow M1 subscribers to enjoy rich multi-media services such as VoIP, IPTV (News
), Centrex and HD video conferencing, according to the company.
Leveraging Singapore’s “Next Generation National Broadband” initiative, M1 will reportedly offer both fixed and mobile network services. The integration of Huawei’s IMS solution will enhance M1’ s capabilities in an increasingly converged world and allow for M1 to smoothly transform from a mobile operator to a fixed and mobile service provider.
“With Huawei’s IMS system, M1 will build up an advanced future-oriented network architecture, which gives us the capability to deliver new multimedia services to both our fixed and mobile customers in the future,” said MobileOne CTO Patrick Scodeller, in a press statement.
“Huawei’s customized ATCA-based IMS solutions allow operators to achieve rapid network deployment and shorten time to market and support M1’ s business transformation by providing subscribers with advanced multi-media services,” said Jin Huang, vice president of Core Network, Huawei.
Huawei’s IMS voice over broadband solution adopted a standard ATCA platform: One ATCA frame is able to provide all of M1’s requirements.
Beyond Singapore, Huawei’s IMS solution is being adopted to enable rapid development and delivery of differentiated IMS-enabled services by a number of operators worldwide, including CLP Group (Germany), EDF Group (France), Telefonica, SFR (France), COX (USA), ETISALAT, STC (Saudi Arabia), Vimpelcom (News - Alert) (Russia), Telmex (Mexico), Telecom (Argentina), China Mobile, China Telecom, TM (Malaysia) and WIND (Italy).
Marisa Torrieri is a TMCnet Web editor, covering IP hardware and mobility, including IP phones, smartphones, fixed-mobile convergence and satellite technology. She also compiles and regularly contributes to TMCnet's gadgets and satellite e-Newsletters. To read more of Marisa's articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Marisa Torrieri
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