Milpitas, Calif, November 26, 2013 – JDSU today announced that MTS, Manitoba’s leading full-service telecommunications provider, has selected its ariesoGEO™ platform to provide subscriber centric network design, planning and optimisation across its HSPA and LTE networks. MTS is wholly-owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., one of Canada’s leading communication solutions providers.
JDSU’s ariesoGEO platform will be the first integrated 3G and LTE Geolocation solution to be deployed in Canada. The solution provides increased operational efficiency and improved network performance, as well as reduction in operational costs. ariesoGEO is the only Geolocation solution that offers integrated 2G, 3G and LTE technology, using location intelligence to transform RAN planning and performance engineering.
“We are always looking for great solutions to enhance our customers’ experience,” said Ron Jonkman, Vice President of Network Services for MTS. “ariesoGEO offers better insight into the usage on the network and enables us to take an informed approach to meeting the growing needs of our customers.”
“ariesoGEO will provide essential support to MTS, ensuring that they are able to plan, design and manage an efficient network, while helping to identify network issues,” said Shirin Dehghan, General Manager of JDSU’s Arieso division. “This is a great opportunity to continue our expansion into Canada and build a strong relationship with one of the country’s leading communications providers.”
JDSU acquired Arieso Limited in March 2013, adding the world’s leading intelligent, location aware solutions for mobile network operators to its Network and Service Enablement portfolio. Arieso solutions locate, store and analyze data from billions of mobile connection events, giving operators a rich source of intelligence to help boost network performance and enrich user experience. This intelligence transforms the effectiveness of network performance engineering; enables customer-centric, self-optimizing networks; creates deeper understanding of customer experience, and enables monetization of unique insights.
JDSU’s proven geo-location carrier grade solutions are resilient and highly scalable. Operating on five continents, clients include mobile operator groups such as América Móvil, AT&T, MTN, Telefónica and Vodafone, and leading equipment vendors including Alcatel Lucent and NSN.
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU; TSX: JDU) innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Our diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. Learn more about JDSU at www.jdsu.com and follow us on JDSU Perspectives, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
MTS is the leading full-service communications provider for residential and business customers in Manitoba. The company’s suite of products and services include the latest in wireless technology, high-speed Internet, an award-winning IPTV service, voice services, home security, and an extensive range of business solutions. A technology leader, MTS operates advanced wireless networks delivering the best coverage for Manitobans with its 4G, CDMA and Wi-Fi wireless networks and is investing to build out its extensive fibre-to-the-home network in over 20 Manitoba communities. MTS’s momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and spirit of its 3,000 Manitoba-based employees. With over 100 years of operations, MTS is rooted firmly in the community and is a proud sponsor of the MTS Centre, home to the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets. MTS is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. which is listed on the TSX (trading symbol: MBT). For information on MTS’s products and services, please visit www.mts.ca.
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