New data packages to spur traffic

TELECOMS

|
Image: By BiztechAfrica
New data packages to spur traffic

Comviva has introduced data packages for its Mobile Data Platform (MDP), to provide complete control of the data pipe to the operators across emerging markets including Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Comviva says its new mobile data packages introduced are designed to suit different market segments depending on the traffic volume & future growth in the subscriber base. The new packages are MDP 500 for scalability upto 500Mbps, MDP 1000 for upto 4Gbps and MDP 5000 for capacity of upto 30Gbps. These packages are designed to take care of current needs plus scalability requirements, so that capacity upgrades are non-disruptive.

Vikram Shanbhag, Vice President, Mobile Messaging Solutions, Comviva, said: “In the struggle to maintain a high performance network, improve scalability, encourage long term customer loyalty and provide differentiated services, operators face a challenge in managing the explosive data pipe. The exponential rise in traffic volumes has led to higher network congestion. Aligned to the expected data demand, Comviva’s future proof Mobile Data Platform supports increasing data usage while significantly reducing operators’ investment on Capex and Opex.”

“Also with the increased adoption of smart phones, subscribers expect a PC like experience on their mobile device. As the demand for mobile data is growing by leaps and bounds, operators around the world are presented with a unique opportunity to generate new revenue streams and grow their business,” added Shanbhag.

Comviva’s Mobile Data Platform (MDP) enables mobile operators and wireless service providers to effectively manage, optimise and monetise the broadband data traffic to deliver a better service experience – while reducing investment in Capex and Opex. MDP is a comprehensive suite, offering acceleration, smart caching, video caching, P2P caching, policy & bandwidth management, DPI based profiling and inline billing.

According to a 2011 Cisco Report, Mobile data traffic will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 92 percent from 2010 to 2015. Furthermore it is estimated that 2/3rd of world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2015.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

Search News

comments powered by Disqus

MORE TELECOMS NEWS

Bharti Airtel announces new MD for Uganda

Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Anwar Soussa as the Managing Director of Airtel Uganda, with effect from 1 June 2016.    Read More

Airtel opens new service outlet in Lagos

Airtel Nigeria, has opened a new service outlet, 'Expo Centre' at 47 Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Read More

Mayor opens new ICT shop

Her Worship the Mayor of Francistown has opened the doors of a new ICT initiative in Francistown, in the form of a shop from the country’s leading mobile communications provider, Mascom.   Read More

Africell, Airtel on collision course over cable

Uganda’s Africell is set for a legal battle with Airtel as the two trade accusations over the theft of fibre optic cables. Read More

Vodacom coasts home with two industry awards

Solomon Ogufere, Dr Ernest Ndukwe and Lanre Kolade Vodacom Business Nigeria has won two prestigious awards at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards ceremony. Read More

Vodafone Ghana to reward whistleblowers on cable theft

Eric Kwame Tetteh Vodafone Ghana is enlisting the help of the general public to help curb cable theft across the country. Read More

MTN Cameroon renews subscriber identification

MTN Cameroon has launched a nationwide campaign that will run until June 2016 to confirm the identity of each subscriber.  Read More

Dairo, Ogiemwanye, Uwaoma now Directors at Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat Nigeria has announced the appointment of Adeolu Dairo as Director, Consumer Segment, Elvis Ogiemwanye as Director, Brand & Experience and Eric Uwaoma as Director, Enterprise Segment.  Read More

Kenya Power, Safaricom in broadband project

Kenya Power International and Safaricom have signed a MoU that will see more Kenyans connected to broadband Internet.  Read More

MTN Ghana undertakes 4G LTE site testing

MTN Ghana says it has started testing over 60 cell sites located in four different regions of Ghana to pave the way for a successful 4G LTE launch in the third quarter of this year.  Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage EnterpriseSAP AfricaTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4AfrikaNetworks UnlimitedArbor Networks

FEATURED STORY

Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecsCriticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs

The CEO of SystemSpecs, the company behind the revenue-saving Nigerian Single Treasury Account (TSA) system, speaks to Biztechafrica.

IN DEPTH

IBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South AfricaIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.  

COMPANY NEWS

Keeping up with the mobile banking evolution

Africa especially has witnessed the trend of mobile banking, due to the well-known fact that today more people on the continent have access to a mobile phone ...