AfricaCom 2014 is over and as I sit here by the sea watching the sunset over Cape Town Bay, memories of AfricaCom 2002 comes to my mind. In 2002, when I first attended the AfricaCom show, there were three key challenges faced by African operators:
For the first time last week Procera participated in the largest and most important Telecommunications event in Latin America, Futurecom 2014, which brought together CEOs from companies such as Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Claro, ETB Colombia and more than 14,600 attendees in four days of lectures and trade-show in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Imagine a scenario where you had to reduce investment in your network infrastructure due to stagnation in revenue caused by increasing competition and flat rate tariffs. Sound familiar? One would most likely witness congestion in various parts of the network, triggering complaints and inevitably contributing to the churn of one’s subscribers.
As announced today, Procera’s latest initiative, RAN Perspectives, is all about adding the RAN (Radio Access Network) view to Procera’s existing network intelligence, consisting of Service Awareness and Subscriber Awareness.