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Mavenir Successfully Lands Cloud-Native Converged Packet Core Network Contract

By ET Bureau - April 11, 2022 3 Mins Read

Mavenir wins cloud-native converged packet core network contract from Vodafone Portugal-01

Vodafone Portugal and Mavenir, Portugal’s leading telecommunications service provider, announced today that, following the selection of Mavenir as a strategic 5G converged core ( Converged Core) network provider, Vodafone Portugal will select the MAVcore solution for its fully containerized Converged Packet Core network . Mavenir is a network software provider focused on building future-proof networks with cloud-native software that can run on any cloud and change the way the world connects.

The MAVcore family encompasses Mavenir’s leading converged packet core and policy control solutions to deliver a new generation of modern data networks. The MAVcore solution will enable the transition to containerized and automated cloud-native networks – providing flexibility for future mobile network evolution, including the launch of disruptive and innovative 5G standalone applications for Vodafone customers in Portugal.

The 5G converged packet core solution is designed with cloud-native containerization technology to provide a fully scalable virtualized network architecture. The solution uses software running on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware for affordability, flexibility and agility. The Mavenir Converged Packet Core supports multiple network access (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G), enabling Communications Service Providers (CSPs) such as Vodafone to plan for future growth and further focus on security and reliability. It simplifies network transformation and improves operational efficiency through full automation.

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Paulino Correa, Network Director, Vodafone Portugal, said: “The industry has identified several major steps for the evolution of 5G solutions – the first solution was launched last November – and now comes the second step, 5G Standalone (SA) ) core, which will lead to a more powerful technological revolution in terms of use cases. For our strategic 5G standalone core supplier, we have been looking for an innovation-focused supplier that also provides us with technology-leading converged packets Core solution. As 5G solutions evolve, we and Mavenir have been working on 5G SA in our lab for over 1 year and are now ready to deliver a cloud-native packet core platform. This platform will transform our network and provide Get ready for powerful applications and differentiated use cases.”

Stefano Cantarelli, Chief Marketing Officer, Mavenir, said: ” Mavenir has been working with the Vodafone Group on various projects. We are delighted to now be part of their next generation Converged Packet Core network under the Spring 3 Cosmos initiative. We look forward to bringing Vodafone Portugal’s existing network is transformed into a dynamic, agile, fully automated, simplified, cloud-native platform.”

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