SaskTel employs Zhone for IMS, wireline/wireless IP convergence

7 Jul 2015

Canadian provincial full-service operator SaskTel is leveraging Zhone Technologies’ MXK platform as part of its programme to migrate its legacy voice network from TDM to IP, reports Fierce Wireless. In a similar process to projects being undertaken by such telco giants as AT&T and CenturyLink in the US – albeit on a smaller scale – the Saskatchewan provider is aiming for operational cost savings as well as integrating its wireline and wireless networks whilst enhancing the user experience. Daryl Godfrey, SaskTel’s CTO, said: ‘Our revitalised network will enable us to evolve our architecture to IMS and better integrate our wireline and wireless networks.’ While the initial focus of the MKX gateway deployment is on its voice network, SaskTel also wants to provide an array of other IP-based services on the same platform.

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