A GSMA award for VoLTE & APIs innovation!

March 6, 2015 in News

Author: G. Duboué

Venue: Mobile World Congress, 2015, Barcelona, Spain

CTS_AwardAlcatel-Lucent was recognized this week at the GMSA’s 20th Global Mobile Awards where the Converged Telephony Server (CTS) software product received the prestigious award for “Best 2015 Mobile Network Product for Serving Customers.”

VoLTE and service innovation is readily enabled by the virtualized CTS that uniquely extends VoLTE’s new user experience to fixed and mobile networks, for both consumer and business customers. CTS is a critical part of VoLTE commercial services that were launched in the US market in mid 2014. VoLTE helps service  providers earn more by creating a better customer mobile experience of faster mobile broadband, HD voice and new calling experience including video calling, VoWi-Fi and content sharing across multi-devices.

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From left to right: Bhaskar, Gilles, Sue, Michel and Fran celebrating the award on ALU’s booth

CTS also enables the future of communications.

With its native, easy-to-use, OMA standard-based call management APIs, service provider can expose mobile network resources and tap into developer’s creativity to embed IP-Comms features within contextual applications.

And it’s more than APIs: the Web Developer Portal and sandbox help service providers grow the ecosystem and get started quickly with third parties and new business models to flourish with apps developers specialized in vertical markets.

Fran receiving the award during the ceremony

Judges comments:
This outstanding entrant represents a strong platform for service providers to achieve commercial success by allowing the integration of complex services by both service providers and third parties using the web developers’ portal and sandbox, to deliver not just the technical capabilities, but also the other elements required to speed effective commercial innovation
 

Alcatel-Lucent Press release: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/press/2015/alcatel-lucent-ims-voice-over-lte-named-best-mobile-network-product-serving-customers-gsma

Global Mobile Awards 2015, press release: http://www.gsma.com/newsroom/press-release/winners-2015-global-mobile-awards/