Alepo Announces First LTE Win in Africa, Providing PCRF, OCS, and IT System for both Data and Voice
Alepo Technologies, Inc. announces a partnership with Spectranet, providing an evolved packet core LTE solution via integration with a Huawei radio network, ensuring a future-proof and endlessly scalable solution.
Austin, TX, April 24, 2013 – Alepo, a leading provider of network and IT solutions for next telecommunications service providers, announced today its first LTE win in Africa by partnering with Spectranet, one of the fastest growing 4G service providers in Nigeria. As a part of its technology upgrade path, Spectranet will start nationwide LTE rollout with Alepo in H1 2013, using Alepo to manage both existing 4G and forthcoming LTE services.
Specranet will deploy a broad suite of Alepo products to support their enhanced offerings, including Alepo’s award-winning OSS/BSS software, Service Enabler 8.1, Alepo’s Online Charging System (OCS), and PCRF, for fine-grained, real-time policy enforcement. Spectranet will also be deploying Alepo’s comprehensive set of APIs to integrate with a range of legacy systems and third-party vendors, including Huawei and Cisco network elements.
Spectranet has chosen Alepo to support delivery of a wide range of services, including data services, VoIP, audio conference, video conference, Wi-Fi services, leased line, and other enterprise services. The solution is built to support existing services while deploying the enhanced network with no service interruption.
“For a rapidly growing business, it was crucial that we found a solution that was future-proof and flexible, without sacrificing robustness,” said Mahesh Bhanarkar of Spectranet. “With Alepo, we found a partner with the experience and innovation necessary to support our business as we entered new markets.”
“We’re proud to be supporting Spectranet as their business evolves and grows and are confident that our solution provides them with the tools necessary to present fine-grained and feature-rich services to a rapidly expanding customer base,” said Dan Stern of Alepo.
Spectranet was founded in 2009 with the aim of promoting Internet Services in Nigeria and has since become the most reliable wireless broadband in Lagos, Nigeria. Spectranet 4G broadband services were first made available in Lagos in October 6th 2011 and within one year supported 15,000 subscribers and became known as the fastest and the most reliable wireless network in Lagos, Nigeria. Spectranet aims not only to provide top-quality internet services, but also to be known for its Customer Experience, professionalism, reliability, flexibility, responsiveness, innovative products and services, and exemplary corporate citizenship.