Vodacom Tanzania, the largest wireless telecommunications network in Tanzania in terms of subscribers is deploying a content-caching solution at the edge of mobile network to cater for the increasing demand for better broadband and streaming services. A continuous rise in the use of smart devices to view videos, download movies and stream live events has been intensifying this demand.
To cater for the growth in traffic as well as the demand from subscribers for more bandwidth, the Operator has selected PeerApp UltraBand to offload the end-to-end content stream and deliver content from the edge of the network, close to subscribers, providing a seamless end user experience. According to Peerapp, UltraBand improves QoE by delivering content locally, close to subscribers, eliminating buffering and stalls, while increasing operational efficiency.
Peerapp claims that many MNOs deploy UltraBand to give them a competitive edge by delivering the best QoE in their market. According to the company, subscribers churn less and express satisfaction with seamless services that it makes possible.