Thursday, 17 August 2017

Vodafone Egypt selects OpenCloud for future service innovation

OpenCloud
Tuesday 08 April 14

Telecom service-layer innovator OpenCloud today announced that it has been chosen by Vodafone Egypt to provide its Rhino service-layer to enable delivery of new services. The deal, which follows a successful proof-of-concept phase, makes Vodafone Egypt the eighth member of the Vodafone group to select OpenCloud’s products. “OpenCloud is experiencing increasing demand for its products as leading operators look for more competitive next-generation solutions to turbo…

Telecom service-layer innovator OpenCloud today announced that it has been chosen by Vodafone Egypt to provide its Rhino service-layer to enable delivery of new services.

The deal, which follows a successful proof-of-concept phase, makes Vodafone Egypt the eighth member of the Vodafone group to select OpenCloud’s products.

“OpenCloud is experiencing increasing demand for its products as leading operators look for more competitive next-generation solutions to turbo-charge their service-layer.” said Jeff Gordon, CEO of OpenCloud. “We believe that the openness of our Rhino products, and the flexibility, choice and control provided, are what these more competitive operators are looking for to enable cost-effective innovation.”

About Vodafone Egypt
In1998, Vodafone Egypt entered the Egyptian telecom market as the second operator; a consortium between Vodafone international, Air Touch, and local/ international partners. In 1999, Vodafone Group acquired Air Touch share and in 2002, it acquired International Partner VIVENDI France share. In January 2002, Click GSM was rebranded to Vodafone Egypt.

Vodafone Egypt has grown over the years to become the leading mobile operator in Egypt, not only in revenue share but also to become the number 1 mobile operator in Egypt with the largest customer base. Vodafone proudly serves more than 36.3 million customers (December 2011) offering the most advanced technology for its customers, the best working environment for its 6,500 employees and the strongest corporate responsibility initiatives for the community.

Vodafone Egypt reputation and the value of its brand are built on Vodafone’s global commitment to responsible, ethical and honest behavior within the communities in which it operates. Since its inception, corporate responsibility was an integral part of Vodafone Egypt’s operation in Egypt. To further expand the impact of Vodafone’s corporate responsibility initiatives, Vodafone Egypt Foundation was established in 2003, as a corporate foundation donor, supporting NGOs and civil society organizations to implement developmental project in the areas of health and education for children, community development, the usage of mobile technology for development and access to communications.

Vodafone Egypt is proud to be one of the highest ranking among Vodafone operating companies worldwide in employees engagement and corporate volunteering, providing the most impactful corporate responsibility initiatives for its community.

About OpenCloud (www.opencloud.com)
Used by 60+ operators globally, OpenCloud’s open, extendable products transform the telecom network service layer to accelerate deployment of competitive solutions and reduce the cost of continual evolution. OpenCloud’s customers include multi-national groups (T-Mobile, Vodafone, for example), large operators (Telkomsel - Indonesia), smaller operators (Free Mobile - France) and MVNOs (AinaCom - Finland), mobile, wireline and converged operators (BT).

Rhino, OpenCloud’s next-generation service layer products are deployed within IMS and legacy mobile and wireline networks to solve network evolution challenges and enable service innovation.
Unlike traditional communication network equipment, OpenCloud’s products are open for extension and development by its network operator customers and their freely selected developer partners so our customers have more control of the direction, speed and cost of their network and service evolution.

OpenCloud is privately held and VC-backed. Headquartered in Cambridge UK, OpenCloud also has presence in New Zealand, Spain, Singapore, Indonesia and Brazil.


View more of the latest press releases from across the industry or post your company's news.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry