Duo Gets Network Apps Closer To The User
Radio Access Network (RAN) provider Saguna Networks and small-cell developer Ubiquisys are collaborating on an integrated content and application acceleration offering aimed at wireless providers and based on small cells. The project combines the Saguna CODS for optimizing content and apps over mobile networks with the Ubiquisys smart-cell family, a range of intelligent 3G/4G/Wi-Fi small-cell hot spots with an integrated Intel computing platform. The app is distributed and remotely provisioned on smart cells through the Intel AppUp SMB Service, built on the Intel Hybrid Cloud software platform that enables service providers to deliver cloud computing on distributed networked devices.
Ericsson To Run Subcontinent Wireless/Wireline Ops
India’s Reliance Communications Limited inked a $1 billion, eight-year, managed-services agreement with Ericsson in which the Swedish company will operate and manage the wireline and wireless networks in the India’s northern and western states. Ericsson also will be responsible for the field maintenance, network operations and operational planning of Reliance’s 2G, CDMA and 3G mobile networks. Another part of the deal has Ericsson modernizing the tools, processes and best practices Reliance applies across the business, resulting in operational efficiencies by managing cost through consolidation.