Tuesday, May 20, 2008

India's Spice Telecom Deploys Veraz Controlswitch

Spice Telecom, a mobile operator in India, has deployed the Veraz ControlSwitch and I-Gate 4000 media gateways for a national and international MPLS-based long distance network. Spice Telecom currently offers mobile services in the states of Punjab and Karnataka. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Veraz's platform provides Spice with a flexible IP-based solution that helps protect and improve voice profitability via efficient network operations and a twelve fold increase in voice capacity. A single ControlSwitch is spanning sixteen sites throughout northern India, with SS7 signaling and EMS module redundancy in two sites for full disaster recovery.

Wipro Infotech deployed the turn key solution for Spice Telecom on the Veraz platform, along with interconnect billing and Lawful Interception. A comprehensive 24 x 7 NOC is setup for complete life cycle support for Spice, providing tools like network performance dashboard, network monitoring capabilities, and reports.http://www.veraznet.comhttp://spicetele.com/

  • Telecom Malaysia is a 39% stakeholder in Spice Telecom.