More than 50-percent of smart phones communicate with Facebook each hour
TORONTO, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - During a panel discussion on social
networking yesterday at the Toronto Congress Centre, Sandvine's chief
executive officer, Dave Caputo, pointed to Facebook as the killer app
for mobile operators looking to implement price certainty for their
subscribers. The social networking panel also included Jacob Glick,
senior policy counsel Canada, Google Canada, Ken King, director telco & media convergence, SAS Institute and Keith McArthur, vice president social media, Rogers Communications Inc.
"We are finding that 50-percent of smart phones are actually connecting
to Facebook every hour of every day, which perhaps is not surprising
when you see Facebook icons on the home pages of most websites," said
Dave Caputo, CEO, Sandvine. "Facebook is a highly valued application
with predictable data volumes that require a minimum amount of
bandwidth. This is the perfect scenario to implement tiered service
plans that offer price certainty for subscribers and cost certainty for
Sandvine's network data is derived from a selection of their 200-plus
communication service provider customers and aggregated in semiannual Global Internet Phenomena reports. Sandvine's customers get the benefit of similar detailed
network data reports to monitor the traffic trends on their networks,
both on an ad hoc and pre-configured basis.
"Sandvine is an example of a vendor devoted to serving the global
communication service provider community whose solutions can help its
customer implement business intelligence tailored to their needs," said
Jeff Cotrupe, Global Program Director, ACEM and OSSCS, Stratecast |
Frost & Sullivan.
As part of its business intelligence offerings, Sandvine's Network Analytics is a comprehensive business intelligence tool that measures network
performance to help gain insight into network trends and subscriber
usage with executive-style dashboards.
To learn more about Sandvine and its products, visit www.sandvine.com.
Sandvine's network policy control solutions focus on protecting and
improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning
network policy control equipment and software helps fixed and wireless
and mobile operators better understand network traffic, manage network
congestion, create new services and revenues, mitigate traffic that is
malicious or undesirable to subscribers, deliver QoS-prioritized
multimedia services and increase subscriber satisfaction. With over 200
service provider customers in over 85 countries, serving hundreds of
millions of broadband and mobile data subscribers, Sandvine is
enhancing the Internet experience worldwide. For more information,
please visit: www.sandvine.com.
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