- The nomination recognizes the “innovative technological advancement to telecommunications” made by Alepo’s AAA
- Alepo’s AAA is virtualized, fully convergent, and provides seamless integration with non-standard CRM/BSS
- It is being used by some of the largest telcos in the Middle East, who have seen significant improvements in their networks, including reduced network disruptions, lower operational costs, improved customer experience, and increased security
- Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on September 17, as part of the two-day Telecoms World Middle East in Dubai
- The conference will host 1,000 attendees, 200 speakers, and 600 telcos; Alepo will be at booth no. 51
Digicel Jamaica added Alepo’s Carrier-Grade AAA Server to its mobile network in order to support a rapidly growing subscriber base on 2.5G (GPRS), 3G, and 4G (HSPA+) mobile broadband networks.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015, Austin, TX — Alepo, a leading provider of network and IT solutions for communications service providers worldwide, announced today that Digicel Jamaica has deployed Alepo’s Carrier-Grade AAA Server to support the rapidly growing demand for mobile broadband services over 2.5G, 3G, and 4G (HSPA+) networks. The announcement underscores the longstanding partnership between Alepo and Digicel, which spans numerous projects over five years and twelve Digicel markets in the Caribbean and Southern Asia.
Digicel Jamaica enlisted Alepo to upgrade its mobile AAA infrastructure as the company’s growth in mobile subscribers outpaced the previous AAA server’s capabilities. Digicel Jamaica cited a need for a carrier-grade solution that offered greater performance, reliability, and endless scalability as the demand for mobile data continues to surge upward. The Alepo AAA infrastructure will support over one million mobile subscribers across twelve countries on 2.5G, 3G, and 4G mobile networks. “Our continued experience working with Alepo has given us confidence in this network investment as well as in Alepo’s ability to deliver a robust solution able to support our growing customer base,” said Krishna Phillips, Digicel Jamaica CTO. According to the 2014 Cisco Visual Network Index, mobile data usage is set to grow 11-fold in the next five years. This heightens the importance of the role of AAA in the mobile broadband environment in order to properly monitor and enforce accounting parameters as well as to reduce signaling strain on the network. “Alepo understands that mobile broadband is the impetus to growing operator revenues and delivering a sophisticated customer experience, and we’re proud to work closely with Digicel Jamaica to expand its mobile data networks,” said Brandon Johnson, Vice President of Services at Alepo. “Alepo’s AAA Infrastructure has been a cornerstone of our products, and it continues to prove itself as legacy systems fail and fall behind.”
About Digicel Group Digicel is a mobile phone network provider covering parts of Oceania, Central America, and the Caribbean regions. The company is owned by Irishman Denis O’Brien, is incorporated in Bermuda, and based in Jamaica. After 13 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. Digicel has operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia-Pacific. http://www.digicelgroup.com/
Alepo Client Banglalion Communications Ltd. (BCL) Chooses Service Enabler 8.2 Upgrade and Alepo’s 16e AAA to Modernize Core Network
BCL found its needs changing as the company rapidly expanded, and chose to continue their partnership with Alepo by upgrading to Service Enabler 8.2 and replacing their existing AAA Server with Alepo’s 16e AAA.
Singapore, June 17, 2013—Alepo Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of control plane & business management solutions for next generation services, announced today the decision of core client Banglalion Communications Ltd. (BCL) to modernize its network by replacing its existing AAA with Alepo’s record-performing 16e AAA Server and upgrading their current Alepo BSS solution (Service Enabler) to the latest version (8.2).
BCL first partnered with Alepo in 2010 as to provide a complete Business support and billing system for its business when it first launched 4G broadband services in Bangladesh. Since that time, BCL has experienced rapid growth and has extended its partnership with Alepo to support its growing client base.
Major reasons cited for the upgrade included a desire to improve the customer experience. Alepo’s 8.2 Service Enabler upgrade responds to this requirement with several customer-centric innovations. Relevant features include a real-time messaging interface to prevent bill shock and increase satisfaction, Aging and Dunning interfaces that automatically hotline overdue customers, and an intuitive 360° account view for both employees and customers. To further streamline their network and increase customer satisfaction, BCL also chose to add Call center integration (CTI) and Trouble Ticketing Service Enabler modules.
In order to fully support BCL’s ability to utilize Alepo’s revolutionary Service Enabler business features, BCL will also be deploying Alepo’s 16e AAA while upgrading. This will ensure BCL of advanced policy business cases, support for many types of access networks, extremely high-performing and reliable growth, and streamlined OPEX.
“Alepo has been not just a vendor, but a partner as our business continues to grow,” stated Tanzila Mannan, President of BCL. “Over the past years, Alepo has been important to our rapid growth in our market and we’re pleased to work with them to upgrade our system to the latest technology to continue to drive our business growth.”
“BCL is the largest 4G provider in Bangladesh, and we’re proud to continue our partnership with them to help them maintain market leadership,” stated Brandon Johnson, VP of Services at Alepo. “As we continue to improve our products to stay ahead of quickly changing 4G technologies, it’s great to have a forward-thinking operator facing the 4G frontier with us.”
About Banglalion Communications Ltd.
Banglalion Communications Ltd (Banglalion) is the largest 4G Wireless Broadband operator in Bangladesh. BCL utilizes WiMAX technology, having obtained a nationwide license from BTRC to provide Broadband Wireless Access services. Banglalion’s license covers Data, Voice and Video. Banglalion now covers 7 divisional headquarters and 30 major districts of Bangladesh. Banglalion is proud to declare that it is the largest 4G network of Bangladesh in terms of coverage, subscriber number and revenue.
June 7, 2013 – Austin, Texas — Alepo, a leading provider of network and IT solutions for next telecommunications service providers, announced today the successful deployment of a convergent 4G solution in Zimbabwe, enabling Utande to provide WiMAX, Intranet, and Wi-Fi services to a diverse client base of residential and corporate customers.
Through the deployment of Alepo’s AAA Server, Policy Manager, and award-winning Service Enabler, Utande is successfully supporting a fast-growing network of 4G users across the country. A solution built to support growth without straining resources, key features include robust web self-care, real-time policy control, and remote configuration and monitoring of a vast network of Wi-Fi hotspots.
“My background as a programmer makes me truly appreciate the work involved in creating and maintaining a product such as Alepo SE,” stated Colin Franco, Chief Technical Officer at Utande.
Alepo’s professional services were also cited as an important element of the successful deployment. Franco also stated: “It’s clear though that the effective and dependable skill and effort of [Alepo’s] support team is a big part of our increasing success.”
Customers of the service have also expressed satisfaction with the speed and efficiency of the service. One customer is quoted as saying: “Your network is very stable. I am really appreciating the quality service I am getting, it really is worth the money I am paying. It is just perfect service, please keep it up.”
Utande, a division of Dandemutande Investments (Pvt) Ltd, has been delivering top quality Internet and connectivity services to the Zimbabwean market place since 1997. Utande offers a broad range of individual, small business and corporate Internet solutions with high-speed bandwidth delivered via fiber and wireless last-mile solutions. Utande is renowned within the telecommunications industry for its innovation and commitment to advancing technology in Africa.
A leading Caribbean mobile provider has chosen Alepo’s AAA Server to modernize its mobile network to support a subscriber base of millions across multiple countries to support 2.5g (GPRS), 3g, and 4g (HSPA+)
Austin, TX, May 29, 2013—Alepo, a leading provider of network and IT solutions for next telecommunications service providers, announced today that a leading Caribbean mobile provider has chosen its AAA Server to support a fast-growing mobile network after a rigorous selection process.
Alepo’s AAA Server was chosen as an upgrade to the provider’s existing mobile network, in order to support a client base whose growth outpaced the server’s current capabilities. Reasons cited for the upgrade included the need for endless scalability, more monitoring and flexibility, and a more stable AAA infrastructure. Alepo’s professional services and responsive support were cited as factors in the decision. The AAA Server will support a client base of over one million users across twelve countries and will be used for 2.5G (GPRS)/3G/4G (HSPA+) mobile data services.
“We’re proud to be able to showcase the extreme versatility and scalability of our AAA server in a mobile environment,” stated Brandon Johnson, Director of Operations at Alepo. “Perfectly suited to fast-growing networks, our AAA Server is continually chosen as a reliable, feature-rich solution for future-focused providers.”
Mobile data usage is set to grow thirteen fold in the next five years, increasing the importance of AAA in the mobile environment in order to properly monitor and enforce accounting parameters. As the market expands at record rates, a strong AAA Server remains key to properly monetizing usage and reducing undue strain from unauthorized network use.