Openet, Huawei in mobile broadband research partnership
INDUSTRYBy BiztechAfrica - Aug. 19, 2012, 8:27 a.m.
Openet, a global leader of high performance transaction management software for network operators, and Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider, have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly explore opportunities within the growing telecommunications market. Openet becomes the latest company to partner with Huawei's mLAB to create new business models for global operators in the MBB (mobile broadband) era.
Under the terms of agreement for the MOU, Openet and Huawei will be committed to creating, validating and promoting new business models. With these business models, operators will be able to optimize network resources, offer differentiated services to end users, and increase sales revenues to achieve greater success.
Huawei's mLAB is a MBB solution research laboratory that facilitates close cooperation with industry players. It will benefit from Openet's deep understanding of business innovation and rich telecoms industry experience. Openet will provide its leading Policy and Charging Control (PCC) solutions working with Huawei's wireless and EPC networks to determine tomorrow's most valuable MBB business models.
"Openet is pleased to work with Huawei in mLAB. This joint effort will give us the opportunity to compliment each other in the areas both are best. We will be able to effectively explore and hatch future MBB business models" said Apollo Guy, Openet global vice president, alliances. "We firmly believe that our software, with the ability to quickly adapt to new business requirements, will innovate new business use cases in mLAB. The end results will give both Huawei and Openet a chance to present to the outside world what the future MBB business models entail ".
"Huawei's mLAB aims to be open to research innovative and profitable MBB solutions and products," said Dai Jisheng, Huawei Wireless Network Business Unit Director for MBB Solutions "Openet shares our commitment to meeting the challenges of a rapidly evolving telecommunications industry."
"With Openet in the lab," Dai added, "we will be able to jointly discover new MBB business models and provide insights into what the future of MBB will be.
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
IBM Tackles Big Data Challenges with Open Server Innovation ModelIBM has debuted new Power Systems servers that allow data centers to manage staggering data requirements with unprecedented speed, all built on an open server platform. Read More
Data centres for Africa – the Huawei Container Data Centre Solution from DCCThe new Huawei Container Data Centre Solution from distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC) offers a complete, cost effective data centre solution packaged in a mobile shipping container. Read More
CommVault expands services to Rackspace to power managed backup servicesCommVault has extended its relationship with Rackspace® Hosting® (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company, to improve managed backup services based on the latest enhancements in Simpana 10. Read More
Office365 becomes PersonalMicrosoft has announced the local availability of its latest business productivity software offering, namely Office 365 Personal. Read More
CA Technologies launches industry's first management cloud for mobilityCA Southern Africa has revealed that CA Technologies has launched the industry’s first, comprehensive Management Cloud for Mobility. Read More
Samsung expands wearable line with Samsung Gear FitThe Samsung Gear Fit, the industry’s first curved Super AMOLED wearable device has been unveiled in Ghana by at the official media launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Read More
Azanuru launches new cloud solutionsAzanuru has launched two new cloud solutions aimed at expanding the cloud options for businesses in Kenya. Read More
Nomanini expands Southern African operationsNomanini has announced the expansion of its Southern African operations after securing a partnership with a distributor of mobile prepaid in Mozambique. Read More
Vodafone Egypt selects OpenCloudOpenCloud has announced that it has been chosen by Vodafone Egypt to provide its Rhino service-layer to enable delivery of new services. Read More
FEATURED STORYKenyan shift to Green Economy would generate USD 45bn by 2030
Kenya’s transition to a green economy could produce major economic benefits equivalent to an estimated USD 45 billion by 2030, a new study shows.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHE-waste threatens Ghana’s beaches
Many beaches in Ghana, already stressed by pollution and poor maintenance, are now facing a new threat: e-waste.
COMPANY NEWSMTN makes it onto World Champions list
MTN Group has been named as the only South African company on the World Champions list.VMware Reports First Quarter 2014 Results
VMWare has announced Year-over-Year revenue growth of 14% to $1.36 Billion in its Q114 results.