Multi-million dollar order for Home Subscriber Server and Policy
Controller to enable rapid launch of LTE services
OTTAWA, Dec. 14 /CNW/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile personalization company, today announced that MetroPCS Communications Inc. the nation's leading provider of unlimited, flat-rate, no signed contract wireless communications service, has selected its LTE product suite including the Bridgewater(R) Home Subscriber Server and Policy Controller, both anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker(TM) for its 4G LTE network.
- MetroPCS has selected Bridgewater's 3GPP Release 8 compliant LTE
product suite for the launch of LTE broadband services planned for the
second half of 2010.
- For the rollout of the service, MetroPCS will deploy the Bridgewater
Home Subscriber Server (HSS), a master repository that contains
subscriber and device profile and state information, and manages
subscriber identities, service profiles, authentication,
authorization, and quality of service in real time.
- The company will also deploy the market leading Bridgewater Policy
Controller (PCRF) which provides smart network, application, and
subscriber policies to manage mobile data growth and deliver
- Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker provides a common subscriber data
management platform that brings together rich, dynamic subscriber data
with the sophisticated tools to broker that data to multiple systems
and applications to personalize services.
- The LTE product suite features extensive, multi-vendor
interoperability to provide service providers with network deployment
flexibility and accelerate the evolution to 4G.
Ed Ogonek, CEO, Bridgewater Systems
"We are delighted that MetroPCS, a leader in the evolution to LTE, has selected the Bridgewater Home Subscriber Server and Policy Controller for its 4G service launch. This competitive selection is a strong market validation of Bridgewater's unique approach to LTE and deep expertise and leadership in control plane transformations."
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Bridgewater Systems, MetroPCS, LTE, Evolved Packet Core, Home Subscriber Server, HSS, Policy Control, PCRF, Subscriber Data Broker
About Bridgewater Systems
Bridgewater Systems, the mobile personalization company, enables service providers to efficiently manage and profit from mobile data services, content and commerce. The company's market leading mobile personalization portfolio provides a real-time, unified view of subscribers including entitlements, devices, networks, billing profiles, preferences and context. Anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker(TM), the portfolio of carrier-grade and standards-based products includes the Bridgewater(R) Service Controller (AAA), the Bridgewater(R) Policy Controller (PCRF) and the Bridgewater(R) Home Subscriber Server (HSS). More than 140 leading service providers including America Movil, Bell Canada, Clearwire, Cox, Hutchison Telecom, Iusacell, Scartel, SmarTone-Vodafone, Sprint, Tata Teleservices, Tatung, Telmex, Telstra, and Verizon Wireless use Bridgewater's solutions to rapidly deliver innovative mobile services to over 150 million subscribers. For more information, visit us at www.bridgewatersystems.com.
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