The ‘multimillion dollar’ order is said to cover analytics, network optimization, and revenue generation.
The US firm has won another big contract linking analysis of network data to optimization, assurance, and fraud prevention.
The solutions will provide multiple forms of analysis relating to networks, users, performance, capacity, revenues and frauds.
Netflix has had a profound effect on network usage, whilst video game downloads consume a growing share of bandwidth. Piracy remains significant, and is now fueled by sporting events.
WeDo, Sandvine and Veriflow were identified as innovative providers of operations, orchestration, data analytics and monetization solutions for telcos.
The term ‘piracy’ fogs the issues for comms providers and content owners. Stealing a signal is not like sailing a ship; it is made possible by tech changes that some are trying to ignore.
If a business tried to extort money by claiming you infringed their patent, would you be willing to fight them to a courtroom conclusion? Sandvine did, and won.
North American telcos may lose USD4bn of television revenue this year because of the popularity of paid pirate services.