Nokia Networks today announced the launch of its Nokia mCreate(TM) solution providing advanced call related services such as Prepaid and VPN (Virtual Private Networks) for GSM, GPRS and 3rd Generation (3G). The Nokia mCreate(TM) solution will comprise of Nokia's own products complemented with market leading platforms from other companies. Deliveries are expected to start during the second half of this year.
The Nokia mCreate(TM) solution supports GPRS Prepaid and Open Service Architecture (OSA) for 3G. Further it enables a continuum of advanced services in GSM as networks evolve toward GPRS and 3G. The state-of-the-art service creation environment gives flexibility and freedom in service creation to customize and achieve differentiation in a competitive mobile market.
Telcordia Technologies, Inc. will provide new Camel 3 Intelligent Networks (IN) platforms as part of the Nokia mCreate solution to complement the Nokia product portfolio. The agreement with Telcordia is a further step in Nokia's strategy to partner with leading-edge technology companies in order to offer best-in-class solutions for its operator customers.
"The call-related services market is expected to continue to grow by over 20 percent in the coming years," said Sauli Salo, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Core Networks, Nokia Networks. "In addition, services such as GPRS prepaid are essential for many markets. By combining the strength Telcordia offers in intelligent networking with our mobile market expertise, we can deliver best-in-class capabilities to our customers with yet another industry-leading solution."
Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user-friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet, Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on six major exchanges.