Vodafone Germany Selects Amdocs OSS for its 4G LTE Network Rollout
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems, today announced that Vodafone Germany has selected Amdocs OSS (operational support systems) software to support the rollout of its 4G LTE (long term evolution) mobile network in order to increase the capacity and speed of data services it can offer to its customers. Vodafone Germany is Germany’s leading integrated communications company, serving more than 40 million customers with products and services for mobile communications, fixed network, data and broadband internet.
“Demand for new services and data consumption is growing rapidly,” said F. Grosschmidt, director of network support systems at Vodafone Germany. “With our LTE network we will be able to offer our customers exciting new high-bandwidth services and faster download speeds but we will need to optimize capacity management in order to realize the value of our network investment. Amdocs’ integrated OSS solution will enable us to quickly realize return on investment with faster time to market for new services, while reducing capital expenditure through better utilization of current and planned network capacity.”
The Amdocs OSS solution offers Vodafone Germany automated LTE network planning and rollout processes to speed network deployment at reduced operating costs. In addition, the Amdocs OSS solution will give Vodafone Germany complete and accurate visibility of its network assets. With an accurate view of its network capacity at any given time, as well as future planned network resources, Vodafone Germany will be able to plan for current and future network changes.
Amdocs has a long standing relationship with the Vodafone Group and has deployed OSS and BSS (business support systems) in a number of Vodafone’s operating companies including Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom.
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Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation. The company combines business and operational support systems, service delivery platforms, proven services, and deep industry expertise to enable service providers and their customers to do more in the connected world. Amdocs’ offerings help service providers explore new business models, differentiate through personalized customer experiences, and streamline operations. A global company with revenue of approximately $3.0 billion in fiscal 2010, Amdocs has over 19,000 employees and serves customers in more than 60 countries worldwide. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com.
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