WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has received over $5 million in expansion orders from a global tier 1 mobile operator group for its properties located in the Caribbean and Latin American (CALA) region. The operator group has been a customer since 2012 and has already deployed Sandvine products in select markets in the Caribbean and Asia Pacific. The expansion orders were received in Sandvine's third quarter.
With these orders, the tier 1 mobile operator group will grow Sandvine's Network Policy Control solutions to over a dozen markets in CALA, which will allow the group to offer innovative new service plans to subscribers throughout the region.
These expansion orders reinforce Sandvine's leading market share among best-of-breed network policy control vendors in CALA, where Sandvine is also deployed at multiple properties operated by both Telefónica and another tier 1 mobile operator group that operates in most countries across Latin America.
"Sandvine is proud to be the network policy control solution vendor of choice by three of the largest mobile operator groups in the CALA region," said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine's COO, Sales and Global Services. "CALA has embraced service innovation, and Sandvine is proud to be the engine that is helping leading operator groups in the region to power new services for their subscribers."
Sandvine's network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks to enable services that can increase revenue and reduce network costs. Powered by Sandvine's Policy Engine and SandScript policy language, Sandvine's networking equipment performs end-to-end policy control functions including traffic classification, and policy decision and enforcement across the data, control and business planes. Sandvine's products provide actionable business insight, the ability to deploy new subscriber services and tools to optimize traffic while enhancing subscriber Internet quality of experience.
Sandvine's network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 250 networks in over 90 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide, www.sandvine.com.
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