Cox Communications is preparing to offer multimedia services on the wireless network it is in the process of building, and to deliver those services it will rely on multimedia core networking products from Starent Networks.

According to Starent, Cox will be using its intelligent Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) and Home Agent (HA) will deliver data and multimedia services within Cox’s 3G network. Starent’s intelligent In-line Services include enhanced charging, content filtering, network-based traffic optimization, application detection and optimization as well as stateful firewall.

With its flexible architecture, Starent’s platforms are designed for 3G mobile broadband. The company said its products are also designed with a clear migration path to LTE (4G) networks – without a forklift upgrade, Starent said.

Starent also counts Verizon Wireless and Vodaphone among its customers for its multimedia core product line.

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