Vi adds Cisco Ultra Packet Core to its network architecture

Vodafone Idea (Vi) announced its partnership with Cisco to automate its network in order to offer a better-quality experience for its consumers.
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Vi, the third largest telecom operator in India, is working with Cisco to design and build a cost-efficient network architecture to drive greater speed to market with emerging opportunities in 4G & 5G, cloud, and IOT.

Vi will be adding Cisco Ultra Packet Core to its network architecture in order to deploy innovative new software applications and services, including voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWiFi).

Cisco Ultra Packet Core offers greater performance and capacity for Vi’s network through automation and analytics, helping Vi reach and connect more people and devices faster, Adam MacHale, Vice President of EMEAR Service Provider, Cisco, said.

Jagbir Singh, Chief Technology Officer of Vodafone Idea, said: “As part of our digital transformation journey, we are happy to partner with Cisco to bring innovative new services to more people in the digital era.”