Bhutan’s Largest Telecom Operator, Bhutan Telecom, Taps Alepo for Wi-Fi Monetization and Offload

Bhutan’s Largest Telecom Operator, Bhutan Telecom, Taps Alepo for Wi-Fi Monetization and Offload

As part of a major initiative to modernize its telecommunications network, Bhutan Telecom selects Alepo to provide a complete, carrier-grade Wi-Fi Offload and Wi-Fi Hotspot Monetization solution for the Bhutanese market.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Austin, TX – Alepo (www.alepo.com) – a global provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, announced today a new partnership with Bhutan Telecom, the largest mobile operator in Bhutan, to launch an expansive Wi-Fi Offload and Hotspot Monetization Solution for the Bhutanese market.

With Alepo’s Wi-Fi monetization solution Bhutan Telecom will be able to fully monetize its Wi-Fi hotspot networks by offering attractive Wi-Fi plans and promotions to its subscribers. Bhutan Telecom’s customers will be able to use a single mobile voucher to purchase mobile and Wi-Fi hotspot services, making it a simple and convenient experience.

As part of its Wi-Fi monetization platform, Alepo provides an end-to-end solution for the entire purchase, activation, real-time charging, and customer care of Wi-Fi hotspot services, as well as integration with the charging system in the mobile core.

With Alepo’s Carrier Wi-Fi offload solution, Bhutan Telecom will be able to leverage its planned network of Wi-Fi hotspots across Bhutan in order to increase its capacity for mobile data services as well as to enhance the customer experience of those data services. Bhutan Telecom subscribers will enjoy a seamless 3G/4G LTE to Wi-Fi offload experience, thanks to Alepo’s full integration with the HLR and HSS in the mobile core network.

“Bhutan Telecom is committed to provide a world-class mobile experience for our customers. Alepo’s carrier Wi-Fi solution will allow us to carry out this mission by offering new and innovative services to our customers,” said Tshewang Gyeltshen, Chief Executive Officer of Bhutan Telecom. “In its selection of Alepo, Bhutan Telecom is assured of a solutions partner with the knowledge and real-world proven products needed to launch new Wi-Fi hotspot business models rapidly and cost-effectively without disruption to existing networks and services.”

The agreement with Bhutan Telecom signifies major milestone for Alepo. The “all things data experts” technology provider has announced several Wi-Fi monetization and offload contracts with many tier one mobile operators like Sri Lanka Telecom, Afghan Wireless, ETB Colombia and others.

“Front-edge mobile operators like Bhutan Telecom recognize Wi-Fi as a resilient technology that will continue to fit into their overall data strategy,” said Vani Manian, Technical Director at Alepo. “At Alepo, we focus on Wi-Fi solutions that fit harmoniously into the operator’s existing network and business environments, affording the high performance and convergence that make for a great customer experience.”

About Bhutan Telecom Limited

Bhutan Telecom Limited is the leading provider of telecommunications and Internet services in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Besides fixed line telephony, it provides GSM Mobile services under its flagship brand B-Mobile, and Internet Services. It is the leading provider of both mobile telephony and Internet services in the country, and the only fixed line telephony services provider in the country.

http://www.bt.bt

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Alepo Introduces a 3GPP Home Subscriber Server

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Alepo introduces a 3GPP HSS Server to provide authentication, authorization, session and centralized identification management for 4G networks.

February 18, 2010, Austin, TX — Alepo today announced its introduction of a 3GPP Home Subscriber Server (HSS), providing OSS services to providers migrating to 4G. Based on Alepo’s record high-performing AAA Server, the HSS Server provides authentication, authorization, session and centralized identification management across all next generation services.

A 3GPP HSS is a central network element for any IMS or LTE deployment and aids in the deployment of Evolved Packet Systems (EPS). The HSS Server acts as a policy decision point, containing subscriber identity information, including plan information such as quality of service and other access parameters. The HSS helps streamline NGN networks by centralizing account information for all NGN services offered.

“Alepo is committed to helping providers migrate into 4G services with a 3GPP HSS Server that is leading the market, stated Jonathan Garini, Vice President of Products at Alepo. “Alepo recognizes that an efficient, reliable, and secure HSS Server is a core element in any 4G architecture, and has built our product with these qualities in mind,” he concluded.

Alepo’s 3GPP HSS is based on its popular AAA Server, which has been in deployment for over ten years and used by carrier-grade providers worldwide for a variety of next generation services. Praised for its high performance, it has been a core Alepo offering since the company began. As AAA functions migrate to new network elements as the industry evolves, Alepo continues to design new products with the same commitment to efficiency and reliability found in its core offerings.

About Alepo

Alepo is a leading provider of enabling IT and network infrastructure software solutions for communications service providers worldwide. Alepo works closely with market leaders including Vodafone, MTN, France Telecom, and Digicel, empowering them to compete aggressively and realize data opportunities across technologies and generations. Alepo is proud to support innovative market leaders as they evolve in the telecommunications marketplace.

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