Astellia to lead network and business performance for Aircel
New Delhi, India, December 16th 2014 – Astellia, leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence for mobile operators, announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar agreement with Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative mobile services providers with a subscriber base of over 75 million.
Astellia has deployed its Nova suite for the optimization of Aircel‟s 2G and 3G radio access and core network resources. It allows Aircel to detect impediments that may cause network quality degradations and take promptly corrective actions, thereby ensuring the availability and efficiency of the network. Through this network optimization, Aircel will be able to further strengthen its OPEX and CAPEX strategies.
Furthermore, Astellia will leverage customer analytics to help Aircel understand and predict customer usage trends, optimize existing data plans or introduce new ones, address churn and optimize ROI on infrastructure investments.
“With fierce competition kicking in the Indian mobile market and the frenzied adoption of smartphones, consumers are becoming increasingly discerning in terms of service quality. We have teamed up with Astellia to get an increased visibility into our network performance to offer enhanced customer experience and improved operational efficiency. I am also expecting revenue uplift based on customer insights and bespoken solutions coming out of the Astellia stable” said Sameer Dave, CTO, Aircel.
“This strategic cooperation lays a solid foundation for a long term partnership between Astellia and Aircel. We are very proud to help Aircel understand the needs and experience of their customers, and take proactive actions to enhance their data experience. We are delighted that Aircel recognizes Nova‟s ease of use and flexibility to provide the intelligence required for them to be a differentiator in this competitive data market” says Mahantesh Patil, Managing Director India at Astellia.
Aircel is one of India‟s leading innovative mobile service providers. The company has 3G spectrum in 13 circles and BWA spectrum in 8 circles and is credited with the fastest 3G roll out ever in the Indian telecom space. As a young data led telecom player, Aircel has constantly been at the helm of introducing innovative and value for money products and services for its customers, which are industry firsts, be it the Aircel Pocket Internet, taking the first step in making 3G affordable for the masses, being the first telecom player to introduce Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel, and many more. The Smart Pocket Internet data plans by Aircel truly changed the way mobile internet was perceived and consumed. The company has been the proud recipient of coveted awards such as Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) 2012 South Asia by Enterprise Asia, „Excellence Award for Security in Telecom 2012‟ by Data Security Council of India (DSCI) an institution setup by NASSCOM® and two coveted international awards for its leadership development programs in 2014 – „The Brandon Hall Excellence Awards‟ and „Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine’s Learning in Practice Awards.‟. For more information, please log onto our website www.aircel.com.
Astellia is a leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence enabling mobile operators to drive business performance and customer experience. Astellia’s vendor-independent real-time monitoring and troubleshooting solution covers end-to-end 2G, 3G and 4G from radio access to core network. Astellia’s scalable products and expert services address the needs of operators’ full value chain. Astellia has close partnerships with more than 200 telecom operators globally. Headquartered in France, Astellia has worldwide presence with offices in Brazil, Canada, India, Lebanon, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain and USA.