TELUS Chooses Astellia for End-to-end Mobile Broadband Performance Optimization
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Press release date: October 21, 2011
Rennes, France - Astellia, a leading provider of monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and performance has been chosen by TELUS to enhance customer experience. Under the multi-million dollar agreement, Astellia will provide TELUS its unified service assurance system covering 3G UTRAN and Core data networks. The system incorporates Astellia's latest technology including multidimensional analytics for data.
Using Astellia's all-in-one solution will enable TELUS to serve the needs of multiple teams such as network performance, optimization, NOC, handset validation, marketing and management. This will contribute to achieving successful smartphone introduction and to accelerating new mobile application adoption with outstanding customer experience.
In addition, TELUS will benefit from Astellia's end-to-end monitoring solution for UTRAN and Core PS network performance optimization and troubleshooting. Fueled by Astellia technology, and data coming from TELUS network equipment, the system will provide TELUS with further insight into network performance and subscribers' quality of service.
"We are extremely pleased about this partnership with TELUS and look forward to supporting their mobile broadband growth strategy. This major contract reflects the strong recognition from Tier one operators for Astellia's unique end-to-end mobile broadband monitoring solution," commented Rajesh Sharma, VP Sales & Customer Operations at Astellia.
"We chose Astellia's all-in-one solution because of its advanced and integrated End-to-End capabilities," commented Raymond Saoumah, TELUS national director of Planning & Engineering. "It gives our engineers and client support teams the ability to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues across various elements of our HSPA network."
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.1 billion of annual revenue and 12.4 million customer connections including 7.1 million wireless subscribers, 3.7 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers and more than 400,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees will, by year-end 2011, have contributed $245 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.1 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Eleven TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.
For more information about TELUS, please visit www.telus.com
Astellia is a leading expert in monitoring and optimization solutions for the Quality of Service (QoS) and performance of mobile networks. The company develops, manufactures and sells its solutions to 180 operators and equipment manufacturers in more than 80 countries.
Headquartered in France, Astellia has offices in Paris, New York, Singapore, Beirut, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg and Mumbai.
Astellia solutions integrate its long experience and knowledge of operators' needs to cover 2G/2.5G/3G/3.5G... technologies from radio access to core network. They help to increase client income through fast access to relevant indicators, with a view to improving Quality of Service and ensuring subscribers' loyalty.
The company also provides network audit services, training, technical assistance, etc.
For more information about Astellia, please visit www.astellia.com
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