Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


NEC showcases carrier solutions for increasing revenues

Service innovation at Mobile World Congress 2014

Helping telecom operators affordably meet
coverage and capacity demand with SDN and NFV -

London & Tokyo, January 27, 2014 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) is showcasing its portfolio of solutions to helptelecom carriers increase service agility, improve revenues and affordably meet rising mobile capacity demands at Mobile World Congress 2014.

NEC’s portfolio of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions will be a key focus of the show, including demonstrations of the world’s first commercially available virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) (*) and virtualized Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE).


The EPC is likely to be one of the first network elements operators virtualize to meet the high growth in data demand and traffic as they roll out LTE services. NEC’s vEPC is already being implemented in Myanmar – one of Asia’s most promising growth markets – as part of a national project to support LTE and fixed-line telephone services through a high speed fibre optic broadband backbone.

NEC’s vCPE solution enables IP functions to be shifted from a customer’s on-premises equipment to a telecom operator’s network. This allows operators to rapidly deploy services as well as improve network operations and maintenance. This also will enable operators to provide new services – such as High Definition IPTV, telepresence and high speed fibre optic broadband – in a more cost effective manner with less dependency on CPE. Additionally, it increases the capability to remotely fix technical problems, thereby reducing the capital and operational costs of launching new services, while accelerating the time-to-market.

Furthermore, NEC will highlight its Traffic Management Systems (TMS) and NetCracker’s Telecom Operation and Management Systems (TOMS) that provide centralized control over carriers’ end-to-end networks and optimize traffic flows in highly congested environments to meet stringent Service Level Agreements (SLAs). This enables telecom carriers to differentiate themselves on a Quality of Service (QoS) basis, service providers to gain bandwidth assurance and the option of fair usage charging, while consumers will benefit from increased security and a more consistent Quality of Experience (QoE).

Other solutions NEC is showcasing at Mobile World Congress 2014 include:

• Carrier Data Centre Infrastructure

NEC will present specialized solutions that reduce the electricity consumption of data centres and significantly reduce centres’ physical footprints by combining newly developed, power conserving, highly integrated servers and a “phase-change cooling system” that removes heat generated from the vaporization and liquefaction of coolants. NEC will also display its Programmable Flow Controller (PFC) and Programmable Flow Switch (PFS) technologies, the world’s first commercialized products based on the OpenFlow standard.

• Virtual Data Centre (vDC) Solution

NEC’s vDC simplifies the design and operations of networks, in addition to providing network visualization and flexible configuration. This central management of multiple data centre resources helps to significantly reduce lead time, expand revenue and cut down on operating expenses for carriers and service providers.

• Enterprise-RAN (E-RAN) Solutions

NEC will showcase a pioneering Enterprise-RAN (E-RAN) multi-access communication system, providing cost-effective indoor mobile connectivity for large enterprises.

• Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

NEC’s smart power meter with an embedded communication module will be introduced as an M2M application.

• Big Data Analysis Solution

NEC will introduce a wide range of independently developed big data technologies that include churn rate management solutions using big data analytics for telecom carriers to better understand their customers.

• Image Recognition Service, “GAZIRU”

The NEC GAZIRU service is an image recognition service for smartphones and mobile devices. It can provide detailed information on a wide range of subjects that appear in photos taken with smartphone cameras. The service uses NEC's independently developed, highly accurate image recognition engine to match pictures with image data that was previously registered on the cloud or within a device.

Mr. Takayuki Morita, executive vice president at NEC, commented, “Mobile World Congress provides an ideal opportunity for NEC to showcase its ability to help telecom operators cost-effectively anticipate and meet the coverage and capacity demands of consumers in a mobile data era. By using our innovative SDN, NFV and related carrier solutions, operators can gain unprecedented control over the scale, scope and speed of their networks today and in the future.”

NEC will be welcoming visitors at Mobile World Congress at the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona
February 24-27, 2014 in Hall 3, Stand 3N10.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Bodega: Venue Closing At The End Of The Year, After 25 Years Of Music

"It is with considerable sadness that, for reasons beyond our control, we regret to announce the closure of Bodega’s doors at the end of this year, after 25 years of faithful and committed service to live music in Wellington." More>>

Memorabilia: Te Papa Buys Peter Snell Singlet

Te Papa has purchased the singlet worn by Peter Snell at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics at an auction this morning at Cordy’s auction house in Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Women At The Centre

In the first chapter of her epic History of New Zealand Women, Barbara Brookes places a version of the Māori creation story alongside that of the Pākehā colonists, setting the scene for how each society saw women. The contrast is startling. More>>

In Auckland Art Gallery: A Tour Of Duty

I had already started my journey through the exhibited collections when an audio announcement about a guided tour to embark shortly from the foyer was made, I decided to join in. Why not? More>>

Art: ‘Holiday’ Wins IHC Art Awards

An intricate embroidered cushion by Wellington artist Jo-Anne Tapiki has won the 2016 IHC Art Awards and $5000. Jo-Anne started working from IHC’s Arts on High studio in Lower Hutt 18 months ago and this is the first time she has entered the competition. More>>

‘Quasi’: Christchurch Art Gallery Reveals Rooftop Sculpture

Christchurch-born and internationally renowned artist Ronnie van Hout has had a huge hand in Christchurch Art Gallery's latest outdoor installation. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news