Safaricom deploys Huawei mobile softswitch

23 Apr 2010

Huawei and Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom have announced the successful deployment of a next-generation advanced telecom computing architecture (ATCA) mobile softswitch for the Safaricom network. The move represents an important milestone in Safaricom’s aim to develop a high-quality all-IP network. Huawei’s ATCA mobile softswitch solution will enable Safaricom to reduce transmission costs, improve service quality, and future-proof its network by preparing for network evolution and convergence. In addition, the solution offers a customer-centric approach to network management that can provide real-time monitoring, fault location and automatic recovery functions to strengthen the network’s smart IP operation.

Kenya, Huawei Technologies, Safaricom