Saudi Telecom deploys Affirmed Networks solution

Affirmed Networks said that Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has successfully deployed Affirmed Networks´ virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution in its live network.

The solution involves virtual geo-redundancy, and supports the delivery of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services in the region.

The Virtual Evolved Packet Core deployment is currently in full operation in STC´s network to support M2M services across the Kingdom. The new vEPC platform is initially geared towards supporting services in the area of M2M services. The delivery of M2M connectivity enables STC´s customers to gain real-time information on their respective services and will help reduce costs and improve the productivity and safety of their various assets.

STC is the largest telecommunication services provider in the Middle East and North Africa, with a presence in nine countries across the region. Known as an innovator in the region, STC continues to invest in Next Generation Networking solutions, such as the new concept of “Network Function Virtualization (NFV),” aimed at reducing costs and improving the overall customer experience.

STC is the largest telecommunication services provider in the Middle East & North Africa. It is the leading operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and its international presence extends to nine countries.

Affirmed Networks has achieved significant attention as its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution has become the standard for the world´s top mobile operators.