|[February 04, 2013]
C Spire Wireless Selects Tekelec for LTE New Diameter Network
MORRISVILLE, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
U.S. operator C Spire Wireless is deploying Tekelec's
Signaling Router (DSR) to deliver personalized services on its LTE (News - Alert)
The DSR intelligently routes the policy, charging, roaming,
authorization, authentication and mobility management messages that
enable mobile data services. These messages communicate using the
Tekelec's (News - Alert) DSR will support subscribers' personalized LTE experience by
enabling C Spire to:
Offer new and innovative LTE services. The DSR binds a
subscriber's mobile data activities - including browsing and voice
over LTE (VoLTE) - to a single policy server. This allows C Spire to
offer new tightly integrated VoLTE and data services.
Manage Diameter signaling traffic. All of C Spire's
Diameter traffic will flow through the DSR, giving the operator a
central nervous system to intelligently route messages across network
elements. This reduces the risk of signaling overloads and balances
network resources to reduce congestion, allowing subscribers maximum
use of C Spire's LTE capabilities.
Secure the LTE network. The DSR provides a secure
interconnection to partner networks, protecting private network and
subscriber from third parties.
"An efficient, reliable network is critical for our customers to use
mobile data when and how they want, at an affordable price," said David
Smith, vice president of Network Engineering for C Spire Wireless.
"Tekelec's Diameter Signalng Router is an essential element for C Spire
to offer creative voice and data services for consumer and enterprise
Tekelec has 75 percent to 85 percent share of the Diameter signaling
control market, according
to industry analyst firm Exact Ventures, including eight North
American mobile operators.
"C Spire rapidly rolled out LTE last year, and is architecting a New
Diameter Network from the get go," said Tekelec CTO Doug Suriano. "This
allows C Spire to personalize broadband services for both consumers and
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Signaling Router product brief
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service
providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to LTE and IMS.
We are the architects of the new Diameter network, the foundation for
session, policy and subscriber data management. More than 300 service
providers use our market-leading solutions to deliver cloud,
machine-to-machine and personalized services to consumers and
enterprises. For more information visit www.tekelec.com.
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