STOCKHOLM and SAN FRANCISCO - July 21, 2011 - Aptilo Networks, the global leader in pre-integrated solutions for control of billing, user services and access in wireless networks including Wi-Fi, WiMAX™, and 3G/LTE, has demonstrated full interoperability with pre-integrated LTE EPC (PGW/MME) framework offerings from Aricent, a global innovation and technology services company. By successfully completing interoperability testing, Aptilo demonstrates that the company's LTE service management and policy control (PCRF) solution works seamlessly with LTE system nodes from vendors utilizing Aricent's LTE technology.
Aricent currently works with the leading global communications OEMs, acting as a strategic development partner to the world's foremost infrastructure, device, and application providers in the communications industry.
“Our pre-integrated solution and innovative ways of integrating with existing OSS/BSS systems provide a fast-track to LTE deployments. Driving interoperability work with leading technology providers such as Aricent is an important element in this fast-track equation,” said Torbjorn Ward, CEO, Aptilo Networks. “We are pleased to announce interoperability with the Aricent's LTE technology as it makes Aptilo's LTE solution available as a seamless, fully interoperable solution for Aricent's broad OEM/SI customer base.”
“We are delighted to add Aptilo to our LTE ecosystem and extend our current WiMAX partnership into the LTE domain as well. This is a significant step forward for Aricent, and we are confident that this joint interoperability testing initiative will provide genuine benefits for our OEM/SI customers of our LTE EPC frameworks," said Rakesh Vij, vice president, Aricent.
About the Aricent Group
The Aricent Group is a global innovation and technology services company that helps clients imagine, commercialize, and evolve products and services for the connected world. Bringing together the communications technology expertise of Aricent with the creative vision and user experience prowess of frog, the Aricent Group provides a unique portfolio of innovation capabilities that seamlessly combines consumer insights, strategy, design, software engineering, and systems integration. The client base includes communications service providers, equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, device makers, and many other Fortune 500 brands. The company's investors are Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, Delta Partners, and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
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About Aptilo Networks
Aptilo Networks is the global leader in pre-integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in Wi-Fi, WiMAX™, and LTE networks. Aptilo's solutions have been deployed in more than 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.aptilo.com.
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