Optus trials Cloud-based mobile packet core technology

It will help address network congestion and mobile service during peak periods

Telecommunications service provider, Optus, is trialling a Cloud-based mobile packet core technology to address network congestion and mobile service during peak periods.

It has partnered with mobile virtual infrastructure vendor, Connectem, and it aims to deploy network capacity to address short, intense spikes in network traffic.

In a statement, Optus said the technology has the potential to deliver a higher level of network performance for customers during peak usage periods.

Optus Networks managing director, Günther Ottendorfer, said as the company continues to expand its Optus 4G across the country, it is also exploring the opportunities within Cloud services.

“The trial is a world-first, and is one of the ideas that we are fostering as a solution to network congestion during major events,” he said.

“At the same time, we are gaining valuable insight into how the deployment of flexible network infrastructure may fit into our long-term network strategy to deliver even more benefits to our customers.”

2015 State of The IT Channel Survey : IT'S TIME!!! Fill in this year's State of the IT Channel Survey and be in the running to win great prizes. CLICK HERE

Join the ARN newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags NetworkingCloudoptusvirtualisationTelecommunications

Show Comments
 

Latest News

04:58PM
AppSense takes the wraps off its new analytics platform
04:35PM
SugarCRM beefs up its global executive team with three new hires
Mar 27
'Do Not Call' spam phone call legislation passed
Mar 27
HubOne lands its first channel partnership in Australia
More News
30 Mar
Australian experts to address cybersecurity challenges and solutions at Canberra...
21 Apr
APJ Progress Spark Conference
22 Apr
2015 Innotribe Startup Challenge
27 Apr
Disruptocon
View all events