Elisa Selects Juniper Networks to Support LTE and Massive Mobile Broadband
Juniper Networks MobileNext Mobile Packet Core Improves Elisa's Data
Services Quality While Profitably Managing Traffic Growth
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 -- Juniper Networks
(NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today
announced Elisa (HEL: ELI1V), the market leading mobile services
provider in Finland, has deployed Juniper Networks(R) MobileNext(TM)
mobile packet core solution to support the future data growth in its
network. Elisa is expecting a significant growth in data traffic
primarily driven by the increased use of LTE-enabled mobile devices.
Elisa, the Finnish market leader in mobile subscriptions, offers
nationwide and advanced 3G and 4G/LTE networks in Finland and is
known for being first-to-market with advanced mobile services. To
continue its position as a market leading innovator, Elisa
implemented a fast-to-market, high-quality mobile data services from
a highly cost-efficient platform.
-- Elisa's deployment, underpinned by the Junos(R) operating system,
uses the Juniper Networks MobileNext solution, the world's first open
mobile packet core, to focus on service-specific performance and
scalability with resilient security capabilities. The solution is
built on a foundation of MX Series Universal Edge Routers, the agile
platform that enables programmable scaling across bandwidth,
subscribers and services while reducing infrastructure and operational
-- Juniper Networks mobile core technology reduces packet core elements
significantly, thus lowering CAPEX and OPEX through simplified network
architecture as well as reduced power and space consumption.
-- Additional OPEX savings are realized through simplifying common tasks
like software upgrades and other routine network operations. This
results in an improved customer experience, providing industry leading
stability and reliability.
-- MobileNext technology has the scale, performance and necessary
features to support Elisa's projected data growth as the solution can
support up to eight million sessions or mobile users simultaneou
a set up rate of 48,000 sessions per second.
-- Juniper Networks Professional Services has played a key role in
Elisa's new network deployment by completing the integration of
Juniper Networks mobile packet core solution to both Elisa's network
and billing infrastructure. The Professional Services team provides
leading system testing activities and supports Elisa with learning
"Juniper's MobileNext solution has enabled
Elisa to not only meet the demands of today's highly mobile world but
also prepares us for the next generation of "anytime, anywhere"
services. We methodically selected Juniper for our LTE expansion
because they clearly understand mobile network innovation, and will
deliver strategic value as our business partner rather than just a
- Timo Katajisto, executive vice president, Production,
"The MobileNext solution supports Elisa's goal to
fortify its mobile business by enabling the roll-out of innovative
services from a simplified, yet powerful, routing platform. In
conjunction with providing a strong business partnership and
technology expertise, Juniper can help Elisa take control of its
business by removing traditional barriers that hold back innovation
and revenue expansion."
- Mike Marcellin, senior vice president,
strategy and marketing, Platform and Systems Division, Juniper
-- Juniper.Net Community: www.juniper.net/community
-- Juniper at Mobile World Congress 2013
-- Blog by Sean Dolan, senior vice president EMEA, Juniper Networks:
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Elisa is a telecommunications and ICT service company,
who's online and ICT services provide Finns with experiences, and
businesses with productivity. Elisa serves approximately 2.2 million
consumers, companies and public administration organisations. As the
market leader in mobile subscriptions, Elisa offers the most
comprehensive and fast 3G network and 4G speeds in Finland. In 2012,
Elisa's revenue was EUR 1.55 billion and Elisa employed 3,860 people.
Elisa offers international services in partnership with Vodafone and
Telenor. For more details, go to www.elisa.com
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