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June 03, 2008

Telarix to Allow Carriers to Expand into IPTV, Report VoIP Stats

By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributing Editor


Telarix (News - Alert) today introduced new solutions to address challenges facing international carriers, such as mobile number portability, dial code management, SMS rating, VoIP and quality of service management.

 
Telarix officials say their “mobile number portability” solution helps service providers properly identify, route and rate traffic based on a network ID instead of dial code. This solution also allows carriers to manage their margin exposure to cost differences between mobile carriers, company officials say. The MDP solution rates and bills traffic from wholesale customers at the appropriate rate, doing away with the arbitrage risk of receiving a high mix of ported traffic from another carrier, company officials say.
 
By using Telarix’s “Customer Specific Destination” (CSD) solution, service providers can not only create customer-specific offers customized according to their customers’ destination structure, but also manage their internal dial codes for routing and margin management, according to the company. As the CSD rate plans become the basis for rating and billing each customer’s traffic, they highlight the advantage of the seamless integration within iXTools, company officials say.
 
The iXTools’ flexible, event-driven architecture helps service providers expand their wholesale business to include MMS, SMS, IPTV (News - Alert) and other content, according to the company. The service providers don’t have to buy separate systems for wholesale rating, billing and partner management, according to the company. Each event is captured, rated and billed with iXTools’s state-of-the-art agreement structure for volume discounts, multi-party settlement, rebates and other complex wholesale agreements, company officials say.
 
Telarix has also introduced a VoIP Platform solution enabling service providers to leverage iXTools’ capabilities for their business. The solution enables a wide range of capabilities, including: Using Mean Opinion Score (MOS) as the primary Quality of Service (QoS) benchmark; QoS reporting on all relevant VoIP statistics; ENUM driven routing; Softswitch/IMS route guide provisioning with Telarix’s iXTranslate module; and managing different routing and rating policies for VoIP-to-VoIP and VoIP-to-TDM routing for softswitch and IMS networks.
 
Telarix’s new Dynamic Quality Management (DQM) solution provides unparalleled Quality of Service (QoS) awareness over TDM and next-generation voice routes, company officials say. This integrated solution enables service providers to identify QoS issues and reroute traffic to the next routing option, according to the company. As DQM automatically identifies and manages all QoS issues, it ensures SLA compliance and gives more time to a carrier’s network personnel to focus on more value-added activities, company officials say.
 
Don Lynch, chief executive officer of Telarix, said that the “tremendous growth” in mobile traffic and the migration to IP centric networks is presenting service providers with a number of challenges and opportunities. The next generation solutions from Telarix offer service providers an industry leading approach that will enable them to drive top line revenue growth and gain the sustainable competitive advantage required to succeed in this dynamic marketplace, he said.
 
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anuradha’s articles, please visit her columnist page.
 
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