The Mavenir Equipment Identity Register (EIR) solution for North American mobile-service providers was designed to help them comply with the recently announced FCC mandate to disable devices from use in any network once reported stolen (for more information, click here). ??
“Mavenir’s EIR is unique in the industry because it seamlessly offers value-added service options that allow mobile-service providers to offer new applications and features,” the Texas-based company says. “It is the first EIR that supports both GSM UMTS and LTE.
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In addition to the basic capability to blacklist stolen devices, Mavenir’s EIR allows the mobile-service provider to understand the patterns of device usage in the network and to target new services to subscribers with the appropriate equipment: “This online but anonymous reporting from the EIR platform can be a valuable tool to understand the geographic and demographic patterns of device usage.” ?