Saudi Telecom to invest in Virtualized Packet Core to transform mobile service

Saudi Telecom enterprise
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has decided to make investment in Cisco Virtualized Packet Core (VPC) to transform its mobile service delivery model and expand its customer offering in Saudi Arabia.

Cisco VPC will assist STC to address new demands while reducing network capital and operational expenditures.

The telecom network vendor said VPC will allow STC, a leading telecom operator in the Middle East, to accelerate the process of adding new enterprise customers from industries such as healthcare, transportation, retail, banking etc. and launching new applications to market.

The Cisco VPC will provide a universal mobile packet core to support all STC’s wireless services in a single solution. Flexibility, efficiency, and scale of virtualized cloud services are the main benefits of Cisco VPC.

The Cisco VPC solution significantly enhances service agility for telecom service providers, enabling them to scale capacity and introduce new services much faster and more cost-effectively. STC’s new mobile platform will provide better network speeds and a higher quality of service over 4G LTE networks.

Nasser Al Nasser, SVP for Technology & Operations, STC said: “STC’s goal is to maintain its leadership by continuously innovating to meet the ever-changing customer needs. Cisco Virtualized Packet Core solution will give us the flexibility we need to launch new services quickly and seamlessly for our valued customers.”

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