SOURCE: Comptel Corporation

Comptel Corporation

February 09, 2011 05:00 ET

Finnish Operator DNA Selects Comptel's Policy Solution for RAN Congestion Control

Comptel Policy Solution Provides Quality of Service Priority Functionality and Supports the Delivery of Differentiated Services

HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - February 9, 2011) -  Comptel Corporation (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CTL1V), the leading vendor of dynamic Operations Support System (OSS) software, today announced that, following a successful proof-of-concept, Finnish communications service provider (CSP) DNA Ltd. has extended its use of Comptel Policy Control (Policy Charging and Rules Function -- PCRF). This allows DNA to launch new differentiated broadband services, control traffic congestion in real time on Radio Access Networks (RAN) and guarantee maximum network utilisation.

Key Facts

  • DNA Ltd is a Finnish telecommunications company providing high-quality voice, data and TV services to private customers and corporations. DNA's turnover was EUR 690 million and operating profit EUR 65 million in 2010. DNA has more than 3 million mobile and fixed-line network customers. For further information, please visit www.dna.fi.
  • Comptel Policy Control has been deployed in both DNA's test and live networks. The proof-of-concept demonstrated that dynamically assigned QoS priorities worked end-to-end through DNA's packet core network, RAN and all the way up to the user terminal (for example, handset).

Supporting Quotes

  • "We were very impressed by the results of the joint proof-of-concept and Comptel's ability to provide end-to-end policy management with intelligent congestion control," said Mr. Antti Jokinen, Head of Core Networks and Service Platforms, DNA. "Comptel Policy Control allows us to offer an even better customer experience, and launch advanced and highly competitive broadband services based on tried-and-tested QoS priorities."
  • "The telecom sector is entering a new era where policy control is a key enabler of new, innovative products and services. We are pleased to have demonstrated that Comptel Policy Control can make full use of DNA's RAN resources and provide the CSP with real business value. Working closely with innovative service providers, such as DNA, helps us develop pioneering policy control solutions," said Mr. Timo Koistinen, senior vice president, Europe, Comptel.

Resources

  • Comptel will be attending and exhibiting at Mobile World Congress, taking place 14-17 February in Barcelona. To arrange a meeting with the company or to receive a demonstration of its Comptel Dynamic OSS suite of solutions, please contact comptel.marketing@comptel.com, or visit the company in Hall 1 at Stand 1C06.

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Comptel, OSS, DNA, policy control, congestion control, roaming cost control, quality of service

About Comptel Corporation
Comptel Dynamic OSS solutions enable telecom service providers to deliver services flexibly and charge them effectively. Comptel's wide expertise in service fulfillment, policy control, mediation and charging empowers our customers to focus on delivering innovative services. Comptel has provided software solutions to 280 service providers with 800 million subscribers in 85 countries. The Group has about 600 employees worldwide, and net sales were EUR 75 million in 2009. www.comptel.com 

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