Enabling the Network of the Future
VodafoneZiggo is a Dutch company that provides fixed, mobile and integrated communication and entertainment services to consumers and businesses. VodafoneZiggo is a joint venture of Liberty Global, the largest international TV and broadband internet company and Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies.
VodafoneZiggo wants to be the driving force behind Dutch digitisation and also provide the infrastructure that will ensure the digital lead of the Netherlands in the future, with a goal of providing the ‘network of the future’ from 2020, in which customer experience will be seamless, regardless if they’re on a mobile or fixed network with internet speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second.
BSS and policy have a key role to play here by optimising the usage of mobile broadband by delivering a better network customer experience in real-time. This includes putting speciﬁc controls in place to enable innovative plans, shape data usage, provide cost transparency and ensure the best network experience through real-time and agile network congestion management.
Openet supplied its Policy Manager with Profile Manager to enable VodafoneZiggo to:
- Enable new data services including shared data plans, advanced service tiers (based on speed, volume, or unlimited) and service passes (prepaid data and call/SMS bundles with or without automatic renewal)
- Shape and control in real-time the data traﬃc from subscribers during data session on their 4G networks
- Provide real-time notiﬁcations to ensure costs are clear and prevent bill shock
- Enforce fair usage terms & conditions and enable diﬀerentiated QoS
Openet’s Policy Manager Solution is helping VodafoneZiggo provide the ‘network of the future’ and ensure the optimum customer network experience.