Sandvine wins $6 million in expansion orders from EMEA operator

Operator purchases OutReach, Sandvine's 100GE PTS 32000 series platform

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has received orders totaling over $6 million from a converged fixed/mobile communications service provider (CSP) headquartered in Sandvine's EMEA sales region.

The orders represent an expansion of Sandvine's existing deployment, and include Sandvine's PTS 32000 series platform and licenses for OutReach, Sandvine's product for creating compelling subscriber engagement campaigns across multiple channels. The platform will also support some existing use cases at the customer to manage traffic for an improved subscriber experience, support charging plans and enhance network security. Underlying all of Sandvine's deployments is best-in-class traffic classification that gives CSP's unparalleled understanding of the characteristics of network traffic.

"As the upgrade cycle to 100GE continues through its early stages, we're very pleased that the PTS 32000 remains the most proven and highest performance option in the market," said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine's COO, Sales and Global Services. "Sandvine's vision with OutReach is resonating well with customers. It lets CSPs rapidly implement and manage a wide variety of valuable subscriber engagement use cases so that the right message reaches the right user at the right time, on the most effective digital channel."

In its 2 rack unit (RU) form factor, Sandvine's PTS 32000 delivers PCEF/TDF functionality for both mobile and fixed operators at the highest scale, with the best performance density (Gbps/RU) and performance efficiency (Mbps/watt) of any 100GE network policy control device.

ABOUT SANDVINE
Sandvine's network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks, to increase revenue, reduce network costs and improve subscriber quality of experience. Our networking solutions perform end-to-end policy control functions, including traffic classification, policy decision and enforcement. Deployed as virtualized network functions or on Sandvine's purpose built hardware, the products provide actionable business insight, and the ability to deploy new consumer and business subscriber services, optimize and secure network traffic, and engage with subscribers.

Sandvine's network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 300 networks in over 100 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide. www.sandvine.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements in this release which are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") and are made pursuant to the "safe harbour" provisions of such laws. Statements related to the scope of deployment of Sandvine's products by a specific customer, the potential revenue opportunity with any particular customer or in any market segment, the benefits of Sandvine's products and services to be realized by customers, Sandvine's market position, future opportunities, product development plans and demand for Sandvine's products and services are forward looking statements, as are any statements relating to future events, conditions or circumstances. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve both known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sandvine to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, changes in internal deployment strategies or plans by specific customers; the growth of broadband internet usage and levels of capital spending on broadband network management systems; the timing of orders and manufacturing lead times; changes in customer order patterns or customer mix; insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; increased competition in the broadband network equipment industry; dependence on the timely development and market acceptance of new product offerings and standards; rapid technological and market change; manufacturing and sourcing risks including dependence on key suppliers and key technologies; dependence upon indirect channel sales and resellers; factors such as business and economic conditions and growth trends in the broadband network equipment industry and in various geographic regions; global economic conditions and uncertainties in the geopolitical environment including the impact of regulation related to the internet and the delivery of internet services. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions, and Sandvine does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should assumptions related to these plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions change, except to the extent required by applicable law.

SOURCE Sandvine

For further information: INVESTOR CONTACT: Rick Wadsworth, Sandvine, +1 519 880 2400 ext. 3503, rwadsworth@sandvine.com; MEDIA CONTACT: Dan Deeth, Sandvine, +1 519 880 2232, ddeeth@sandvine.com

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