Tatung Infocomm Selects Bridgewater for WiMAX



    SINGAPORE, April 26 /CNW/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile
personalization company, today announced that Tatung Infocomm, a provider of
mobile WiMAX services in Taiwan, is deploying the Bridgewater(R) Service
Controller and Policy Controller, both anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber
Data Broker(TM), to deliver high speed mobile Internet services to consumers
and enterprises.

    
    News

    -   Tatung Infocomm is deploying Bridgewater's market leading WiMAX(TM)
        solutions in the southern region of Taiwan to deliver Voice over IP,
        broadband Internet access, enterprise applications, mobile VPN
        banking and special access services for government, police and
        security organizations. The company plans to launch live services in
        major cities such as Kaohsiung city beginning in the third quarter of
        2009, with complete coverage across the southern region by 2011.

    -   Bridgewater's WiMAX solutions enables operators to:

        -  Rapidly deliver services and reduce costs through over-the-air
           provisioning of subscribers, devices, and on-demand service
           models.

        -  Deliver innovative, personalized services including casual usage
           based on time or volume, prepaid services, and family or
           enterprise plans that access the network from a common account
           with flexible features like only allowing a subset of subscribers
           to be active at any point in time.

        -  Meet regulatory requirements such as Lawful Intercept.

    -   The market leading Bridgewater Service Controller authorizes and
        authenticates subscribers and provides critical accounting functions.
        It is fully compliant with the WiMAX Network Working Group Stage 3
        specification.

    -   The Bridgewater Policy Controller is a policy decision function that
        provides real-time network, application and subscriber policies to
        personalize services and manage mobile data growth. The Policy
        Controller's dynamic session management capability lets operators
        like Tatung deliver group plans that allow a set number of concurrent
        sessions for a particular account in real-time. Once this set number
        is reached, the operator can either reprioritize devices to add a new
        session or deny new sessions.

    -   Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker is a sophisticated subscriber
        data management product that unifies subscriber information including
        service entitlements, devices, networks, billing profiles,
        preferences and context, and provides the tools to broker this data
        to systems and applications.
    

    Quotes

    Peter Yen, President, Tatung InfoComm

    "We selected Bridgewater Systems because of their proven product
capability and market leadership in service and policy control. Bridgewater
was unique in their ability to offer revenue generating service plans such as
casual usage, group plans on one account, and on-demand WiMAX services. We
look forward to continuing to deploy Bridgewater as we scale our network and
services throughout Taiwan."

    David Sharpley, Senior Vice President, Bridgewater Systems

    "We are delighted that Tatung is deploying Bridgewater's WiMAX solutions
to bring mobile broadband and voice over IP services to consumers and
enterprises in Taiwan. Bridgewater is the pre-eminent leader in WiMAX
solutions with over 25 WiMAX operators worldwide deploying our products to
deliver personalized mobile services rapidly and cost effectively."
    Visit Bridgewater Systems at WiMAX Forum Congress Asia, stand 74, April
28-29, 2009 at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition
Centre. Join Bridgewater's David Brooks, Managing Director, APAC as he
discusses the hidden issues operators need to consider when launching
commercial WiMAX services on April 29th at 4:30 PM, Track 1, Main Congress.

    Tags/Keywords

    Bridgewater Systems, Tatung Infocomm, WiMAX, Service Control, AAA,
Subscriber Data Management, Subscriber Data Broker, Policy Control, Mobile
Personalization

    Links

    
    http://www.tatung.net.tw/
    http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/Service-Controller.aspx
    http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/WiMAX.aspx
   
<a href="http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/Assets/Downloads/Whitepapers/WiMAXCommercialLaunch.pdf">http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/Assets/Downloads/Whitepapers/WiMAXCommercial</a>
<a href="http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/Assets/Downloads/Whitepapers/WiMAXCommercialLaunch.pdf">Launch.pdf</a>
    

    About Tatung InfoComm Corporation

    Founded in 2007 after winning the WiMAX operator license, Tatung InfoComm
is a subsidiary of Tatung Company. Tatung InfoComm vision is to become a
leading digital convergent and mobile broadband service provider, offering a
comprehensive range of mobile telecommunications, mobile internet, mobile
infotainment and mobile broadcasting services bringing the convenience of
broadband and the freedom of mobility to consumer, enterprise, government and
home customers.
    By capitalizing on the advantages of Tatung Co., Tatung InfoComm makes
full use of over 300 3C retail chain stores across the nation, the design and
manufacturing of digital products, and the capability and resource of system
integration with existing customers. And by leveraging two years experience of
deploying WiMAX network for M-Taiwan projects awarded by the government with
funding of one billion NTD. Tatung InfoComm focuses on innovative applications
and services, building an advanced and quality network, excellent customer
care, and cutting-edge devices. Tatung InfoComm is the leading operator to win
NCC approval for launching the WiMAX mobile broadband business in Taiwan.
Additional information about Tatung InfoComm is available at
www.tatung.net.tw.

    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 120 leading service providers including
America Movil, Bell Canada, Clearwire, 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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For further information:

For further information: Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems,
joanne.steinberg@bridgewatersystems.com, (613) 591-9104 extension 2032; Tony
Tan, MS&L Asia Pacific, tony.tan@sg.mslworldwide.com, Tel: +65 6324 9731

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