February 23, 2009
NEC, NetCracker Launch Joint Wireless Broadband Solution
By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributing Editor
NEC and NetCracker Technology have announced today a joint solution designed to help operators streamline their operations and optimize their investments in wireless broadband.
NetCracker (News - Alert) Technology is a global Solution Company enabling Service Providers to deliver rapidly and manage effectively convergent and content-rich offerings. NEC (News - Alert) Corporation provides of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized needs of a diversified global base of customers.
The new solution leverages NEC’s expertise in the area of Femtocell (News - Alert), WiMAX, and LTE, and NetCracker’s next-generation OSS capabilities to enable service providers to quickly exploit the opportunities offered by the rising demand for wireless broadband.
Masanobu Yamaguchi, vice president and executive general manager, Network Software Operation Unit, NEC noted that Wireless Broadband offers unprecedented opportunities to enter new markets, offer a diversity of services, and meet the bandwidth and quality needs of mobile customers.
“NEC’s cutting-edge Femtocell, WiMAX (News - Alert), and LTE innovations, combined with NetCracker’s decade-long experience enabling mobile operators to maximize their return on investment, ensures that wireless broadband can become the foundation for growth for service providers around the world,” he said.
The Wireless Broadband Solution provides a number of benefits for service providers. It helps them to rapidly plan, design, and rollout Femtocell, WiMAX, and LTE (News - Alert); cost effectively operationalize, optimize, and manage networks from end to end; manage a seamless transition to 4G; introduce new services cost effectively; and save on CapEx and OpEx by managing Network and IT domains from a single platform.
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anuradha’s article, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Stefania Viscusi