Tatung InfoComm Corporation of Taiwan has selected Starent Networks’s services to enable high-bandwidth, multimedia services through its mobile WiMAX network.
Starent Networks is a US-based provider of infrastructure services that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services.
Tatung InfoComm is deploying Starent Networks’s ST40 and ST16 multimedia core platforms for Home Agent functionality with Access Service Network (ASN) Gateway capability in both its commercial and test WiMAX networks. The system is expected to support multiple radio vendor base stations through an open WiMAX interface architecture.
The company is also using the Starent platforms for lawful intercept as well as its in-line services capability to deploy enhanced charging services and application protocol detection for subscriber service flow based QoS control with content awareness, said Starent.
Starent Networks’s ASN Gateway and Home Agent are expected to enable key services for Tatung InfoComm, such as enterprise applications, mobile VPN banking and special access services for government, police and security organization.
Ashraf Dahod, CEO of Starent Networks, said: We are very pleased to have been chosen by Tatung InfoComm. This win has significant importance to Starent in that our solutions will be the first installed in WiMAX core network that covers all of Taiwan.