Ericsson has announced that it has been selected by Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) to deploy its Cloud Packet Core to enhance its existing core network. As part of this deal, VIL will benefit from Ericsson’s market leading core network applications and Network Functions such as Ericsson virtual Evolved Packet Gateway (vEPG), Service Aware Policy Controller (vSAPC) and Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVi) solution enabling fast introduction of new services and providing full service continuity.
The world’s biggest telecom network integration and consolidation is currently underway in India following the successful merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. VIL is partnering with the best of global vendors and equipment suppliers like Ericsson to deploy new age technologies with built-in customizations and novel innovations to deliver rich customer experience while building a robust, future-fit network.
Ericsson Cloud Packet Core is built on our market leading virtual Evolved Packet Core (EPC) applications, we are dedicated to supporting our customers on a smooth evolution from EPC to dual mode core operations, 5G EPC and 5GC.