Rural Independent Network Alliance (RINA), provider of wireless switching services to multiple rural wireless CDMA carriers, has signed an agreement for Syniverse's LTE hub elements such as IPX Network Solution and Diameter Signaling Service, empowering the group’s regional providers migration to LTE. The solution which includes clearing, settlement and Real-Time Intelligence solutions will ensure a smooth transition to next-generation IP-based services in enabling LTE roaming for end users. The Diameter Signaling Service will help manage the complexities of the new Diameter signaling protocol and enable LTE roaming. The IPX platform provides access to a full suite of roaming, messaging, network and Real-Time Intelligence services. According to Syniverse, these services will reduce service providers' costs, optimize the network, increase roaming revenue and delivering superior end-user experiences.
“As all mobile service providers begin to migrate to LTE, it is critical to build a future-proof network that makes the increased complexity of new technology transparent,” said Mahesh Prasad, President, Americas, Syniverse. “Having provided services for RINA for several years, we’re delighted to be the partner of choice for network evolution.”
“As mobile habits continue to evolve for smartphone users and demand increases for faster, more data-intensive services, deploying LTE capability is critical for RINA’s providers,” said Bert Potts, Wireless Operations Manager, RINA/Strata Networks. “Syniverse offers the opportunity to introduce new services, increase network capacity and ensure interoperability across legacy and 4G technologies, assisting providers through the transition to LTE.” Read More ''Syniverse to Support LTE Migration for Rural Independent Network Alliance'