Wi-Fi SMP fosters support of LTE-Wi-Fi interworking.
Press Release Summary:
February 20, 2014 - Addressing carrier Wi-Fi market concerns, converged Wi-Fi Service Management Platform (SMP), which enables mobile data offload, helps operators deploy customer-centric, Next-Gen services in heterogeneous 4G-LTE network. Evolved AAA feature, supporting DIAMETER-based EAP authentication along with RADIUS based authentication for RADIUS supportive networks, addresses authentication challenges of subscribers in LTE. Also, Wx interface provides support for HSS authentication over LTE network.
Original Press Release
Elitecore to Launch Enhanced WiFi SMP at Mobile World Congress to support LTE-Wi-Fi Interworking
Press release date: February 15, 2014
Mumbai and Dubai — Elitecore Technologies, the global provider of Wi-Fi Service Management Platform (SMP) which enables Mobile Data Offload solution makes a strong bid to the carrier WiFi market by introducing enhanced features in existing modules of its converged Wi-Fi SMP which will help operators deploy customer-centric next-generation services in a heterogeneous 4G-LTE network while accelerating time-to-market for innovative plans. The solution would be showcased at the forthcoming MWC Show in Barcelona this year .
The upgraded features include Evolved AAA which addresses authentication challenges of subscribers in LTE supporting DIAMETER-based EAP authentication along with RADIUS based authentication for RADIUS supportive networks like Wi-Fi. Designed with an advanced scripting capability, the Evolved AAA helps efficient communication on LTE network to quickly deliver customization and solve interoperability challenges.
Says Dhaval Vora, VP, Product Management, “In order to roll out services simultaneously across LTE, 3G and Wi-Fi, operators face challenges in maintaining IP session continuity for users when changing the network access mode. Our new features like Evolved AAA and LTE Wi-Fi interworking have been designed for service continuity and efficient data offload.”
Furthermore, the Evolved AAA feature supports LTE Wi-Fi interworking by providing the Wx interface support for HSS authentication over LTE network for additional Authentication parameters based on subscriber profile, authorization information update, ePDG initiated session termination and S2b interface support towards PGW.
Elitecore Technologies is a Carlyle Group investee global IT product company providing BSS alongside packet core with flexibility of modular as well as pre-integrated offerings. Its Wi-Fi Service Management Platform (SMP) comprising AAA (EAP SIM/AKA, non-EAP SIM), captive portal, rating and charging, voucher management system, roaming and partner settlement, billing, location-aware services, mobile app, subscriber analytics/BI and policy control helps operators leverage Wi-Fi as an integral part of their heterogeneous networks strategy to deliver better subscriber experience, reach, availability and service offerings. Elitecore offerings are compatible to large vendor ecosystem addressing CSP requirement of faster time to market and better TCO. Being a traditional IP solutions player, Elitecore products are highly responsive to next-generation services, fulfilling operator monetization needs across all access networks. For more information visit http://www.elitecore.com.