ACTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized mobile networks, announced that Finnish wireless operator, Ukkoverkot, has selected the Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ network virtualization solution for its virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC). The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud utilizes data center/cloud environments to give Ukkoverkot the scalability, flexibility, and reliability necessary to provide an enhanced user experience with the fastest possible mobile data connection.
Ukkoverkot recently launched nationwide 450 MHz Ukko Mobile 4G LTE data access services for its demanding customers, such as enterprises, government authorities, customers deploying Internet of Things (IOT), and other high-usage subscribers.
“The significant investments we are making in our Ukko Mobile 4G LTE network are aimed at improving the quality and speeds of our mobile data services for users who require them to drive their business and enhance their connectivity,” stated Antti Pellinen, CEO of Ukkoverkot. “Affirmed Networks’ virtualization technology provides us with an extremely intelligent solution for all of our subscribers with marginal hardware investment. The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud makes our network highly scalable and flexible, while simplifying the network buildout and operational requirements, which greatly enhances our ability to provide new services that our subscribers demand.”
Affirmed Networks is the recognized leader in the virtualization of mobile networks. The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud is the industry’s only commercially-deployed Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution for the Evolved Packet Core (EPC). The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud is at the center of deployments and trials with Tier 1 and Tier 2 operators globally.
“Ukko Mobile’s objectives for its 4G network go beyond simply providing mobile data access. Their vision of a next-generation network is one that delivers data streams over public and private clouds and enables business endeavors through ubiquitous coverage throughout the country,” said Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO of Affirmed Networks. “Ukkoverkot selecting the Affirmed solution for their nationwide, mission-critical 4G LTE mobile data access service brings leading NFV technology for realizing their vision. Through virtualization and cloud-based infrastructure, their data services can be deployed in a highly scalable and flexible manner, vastly accelerating the pace of service creation and monetization.”
The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud significantly advances the state of mobile networks transforming away from a cumbersome, expensive legacy infrastructure to a flexible, scalable, and cost-effective virtualized architecture. The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud enables the creation and launch of new services and applications in hours and days – rather than the months typically expended with legacy networks.
Ukkoverkot Inc. is an independent Finnish mobile data operator mainly owned by its acting management and Finnish mobile experts. Company focuses on providing innovative mobile data connections with superior coverage as well as intelligent connectivity solutions to market segments with high usability requirements both in Finland and abroad. Ukkoverkot's customers include especially authorities, companies and other demanding end users.
About Affirmed Networks, Inc.
Affirmed Networks has achieved significant attention as its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution has become the standard for the world’s top mobile operators. Currently, the company has been deployed commercially, including in Tier 1 and Tier 2 mobile networks, and is engaged in many trials worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.affirmednetworks.com.