Sunday, August 1, 2010

Softbank Mobile Picks Ericsson

Japan's SoftBank Mobile Corp. has selected the Ericsson Service Aware Support Node (SASN) to provide expanded capabilities to its increasing number of smartphone subscribers. The SASN provides sophisticated traffic inspection functionality, enabling efficient usage of telecom infrastructure. The solution also enables truly flexible charging options and paves the way for the operator to develop differentiated service offerings based on individual subscriber needs and the service or application used.

SoftBank Mobile will also be deploying Ericsson's SmartEdge IP router for the first time. The contract includes professional services covering design, installation, and systems integration of the complete solution. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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