Sandvine Incorporated

Sandvine Incorporated

February 11, 2010 11:34 ET

Sandvine's Usage Management Enhanced for Mobile Networks

Newest Usage Management product enables pre-paid data plans for mobile and fixed-mobile-convergence operators

WATERLOO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2010) - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for cable, DSL, FTTx, fixed wireless and mobile operators, today announced the evolution of its Usage Management product including new features that target the mobile and fixed-mobile-convergence markets.

Usage Management release 3.0 capabilities include:

  • Enabler of innovative pre-paid and post-paid plans, to meet the flexible charging needs of the growing number of mobile data subscribers
  • Detailed visibility into subscriber consumption, allowing service providers to define targeted service plans while providing transparent advice of usage to end-subscribers
  • Flexible real-time policy control based on differentiated service plan quality-of-service levels
  • Seamless deployment in mobile and fixed-mobile-convergence networks
  • 3GPP standards-compliance with online charging and policy enforcement interfaces
  • Successful interoperability with partners' network elements for policy decision and charging
  • Integration within legacy as well as 3G networks, and seamless migration to future 4G networks

"Consumers can easily understand what a minute of telephone usage is but very few understand what a gigabyte of data consumption is," said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine EVP marketing and sales. "Sandvine's Usage Management enables fixed and mobile broadband operators the ability to offer consumers meaningful information on data usage and the choice of selecting the right data plan for them. The combination of meaningful usage information, and choice from a range of data service plans, is a win-win for consumers and operators."

Sandvine's sophisticated end-to-end solutions allow operators to create intelligent broadband networks through network policy control. Sandvine's solutions detect network conditions that trigger policies to help operators enhance subscribers' Internet experience.

With service provider customers in over 70 countries serving hundreds of millions of fixed and mobile subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide. For more information on Sandvine's platform, products and applications visit us at Mobile World Congress, booth #1J42.


Sandvine is focused on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet with its network policy control solutions. Our award-winning network equipment and solutions help cable, DSL, FTTx, fixed wireless and mobile operators better serve their subscribers and understand network trends; offer new services; mitigate malicious traffic; manage network congestion; and deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services. With broadband service provider customers in over 70 countries serving hundreds of millions of fixed and mobile subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide.


Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products or services including statements with respect to the features and benefits that may be achieved through the use of Sandvine's products or services and the relative position of these products vis-a-vis competitive offerings in the industry are forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as rapid technological changes, changes in customer architecture and equipment deployment requirements, the introduction of competing technologies, the risks and uncertainties of new product introductions, dependence on key supplies and other similar factors 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. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Sandvine assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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    Rick Wadsworth
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