* Huawei unleashes WiMAX solution with 4G
By Traci Patterson
Huawei Technologies Co. has rolled out its new WiMAX commercial solution with integrated 4G mobile technologies, which can provide operators with a 30 percent cost-savings on base stations while doubling their system capability, the company said.
Huawei's all IP-based solution adopts the HSPA/LTE/UMB co-platform infrastructure and integrates 4G technologies, including HARQ and MIMO. The solution can deploy WiMAX with GSM, CDMA, IMS, NGN and DSL integrated networks, and it aids operators in providing more high-speed mobile broadband services.
Tekelec improves traffic management platform
By CED staff
Tekelec has beefed up its Integrated Applications Solution platform. With IAS Release 2.0, the company is launching a new architecture and is adding several applications. The new applications include multi-protocol call trace, network traffic analysis and network diagnostics.
Service providers can use IAS to capture network traffic data that can be used for troubleshooting and for managing traffic, roamers and services. IAS can be deployed with probes or without probes when integrated with Tekelec’s Eagle 5 Integrated Signaling System (ISS).
Tekelec said IAS Release 2.0 has been deployed in operator networks.
* Rodopi, Stratus team on provisioning/OSS system
By Brian Santo
Rodopi and Stratus Technologies have integrated the former’s Web-based billing and provisioning software with the latter’s Entice (Emerging Networks Communications Infrastructure Control Environment) system, which provides VoIP, DOCSIS device provisioning, and flexible management of video services. The two say the combination is a turnkey means for cable operators to automate the delivery of carrier-grade triple play services.
The Rodopi OSS provisions and bills subscribers, whose VoIP services are delivered through Stratus Entice. Features of the integrated system include unified self-activation, unified rating and billing for data, voice and video, single invoice, online reports together with call processing and routing, DOCSIS CPE provisioning and PSTN interfaces.
* D2 Technologies, Ikanos integrate products for VoIP devices
By Mike Robuck
Ikanos Communications and D2 Technologies have teamed up to create a quadruple play residential gateway for VoIP-enabled quad play devices. The integrated product uses Ikanos’ Vx180 VDSL2 gateway processor with D2’s vPort VoIP software, enabling designers and manufacturers to deliver residential gateways that support voice, video, data and mobile wireless services.
The residential gateway is also designed to speed the rollout of new VDSL2 customer premises equipment for the home office or small- to medium-size businesses, offering comprehensive quality of service (QoS) for VoIP and IPTV applications.