Nortel drives generations of innovative communications at Mobile World Congress
Date: Thu, 02/19/2009 - 11:49
Nortel showcase 4G all-IP mobile broadband solutions including new carrier applications at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
With more than a century of communications experience, the innovative spirit of Nortel is captured in the company’s latest portfolio of leading all-IP mobile broadband solutions. Demonstrations in Barcelona include world firsts in next-generation video and LTE, exciting new carrier VoIP applications and value-added services that accelerate time-to-revenue.
“The customers that visit Nortel’s showcase in Barcelona see how we can help them deliver the mobile broadband experience of the future, no matter which generation of network they operate today,” said Richard Lowe, president, Carrier Networks, Nortel. “Nortel is focused on delivering long term value for its customers by enhancing today’s networks and enabling a new generation of all-IP mobile broadband solutions and revenue-generating applications.”
LTE in Real Life: Nortel host a live air LTE network at Mobile World Congress that power the LTE demonstrations of T-Mobile and LG Electronics as well as Nortel. These demonstrations show how the speed and capacity of LTE can be used to enhance video surveillance capabilities, stream HD video to mobile devices, and support interactive mobile applications like multi-player gaming and video-conferencing.
Multimedia Solutions Made Easy: Nortel is number one in Carrier VoIP and offers vast experience in SIP applications – Nortel is uniquely positioned to help operators accelerate time to revenue by bringing simple, useful applications to their customers. Nortel’s pre-integrated consumer and business solutions deliver a richer user experience and at the same time are simple and affordable. Nortel’s Carrier VoIP and application solutions demonstrations include:
IP-Powered Business – Nortel’s voice and multimedia solution that can help SMBs and enterprises increase productivity and enhance workforce mobility using advanced IP telephony integrated with unified communications solutions (demonstrated with Microsoft and IBM). Unified communications and Mobile Extension services will be demonstrated which will enable carriers to reduce churn by offering an integrated mobile office service.
IP-Powered Home – Nortel’s consumer voice and multimedia solution provides users with convenience, flexibility and cost-savings from their VoIP and communications applications by enabling users to control and personalize their home communications. Flexible application bundles combine personal Internet, TV and home phone services into simple, customizable packages. In addition, Nortel will demonstrate how its new Mobile LiveContact service uses remote video conference capabilities to offer personal video-conferencing on mobile devices for connecting families and businesses all over the world. New Mobile LiveContact and Blu-ray disc BD-Live based services will showcase the benefit of enabling mobile users to use text, call and video to reach friends and family regardless of what end device they are on.
Energy Efficiency in Today’s Networks: Nortel is committed to driving increased operator OPEX efficiency, for example by driving power consumption savings and footprint reductions into its existing carrier portfolio. Nortel’s GSM base station portfolio can, through the use of advanced hardware and software solutions, typically achieve a 50% power consumption saving for operators. The Nortel booth showcase live GSM calculators to tabulate energy efficiency savings and illustrate how migration to IP networking can significantly reduce total cost of network ownership.
Other technology demonstrations focus on:
Nortel’s Self Organizing Networks (SON) that cut operating expenses by automating time-consuming and repetitive network management tasks;
Metro Ethernet Mobile Backhaul Solutions that align with NGMN-optimized backhaul requirements to deliver economical, service-aware, self-optimizing transport for LTE networks;
Evolved Packet Core based on the Nortel ATCA-based Access Gateway which is the first in the market to support end-to-end LTE architecture;
LTE demos in collaboration with T-Mobile, LG Electronics and Hitachi.