KT Picks Tekelec’s Policy Server for LTE and 3G Networks

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Mobile broadband solutions provider, Tekelec has announced that its Policy Server (PCRF) has been deployed by KT (South Korea) for its LTE and 3G networks.  Tekelec’s Policy Server will support KT’s VoLTE offering, LTE data plans and Rich Communication Suite (RCS) service.

Tekelec’s Policy Server will support daily and monthly quota tracking for a variety of services, including voice, Internet usage, file transfer, instant messaging, and video telephony. The daily tracking will give KT new flexibility to offer per diem packages and service options across 3G, LTE and RCS services – a rarity in the industry.

The deal expands Tekelec’s policy footprint to a new country in the Asia-Pacific region. The company has additional customers in India, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Five months after launching its service, KT exceeded one million LTE subscribers. The operator exceeded three million LTE subscribers in mid-November and four million by the end of 2012. About 63 percent of KT’s 3G and LTE subscribers use smartphones.

According to company, Tekelec policy solutions serve more than 60 service providers globally, including more than 50 Tier 1 providers, in 35 countries.

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