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by Carlos Aragon

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SMS! YOU ARE 27 YEARS OLD

On December 3rd, 1992, the first SMS message was sent over the Vodafone GSM network, from Neil Papworth of Sema Group (now Mavenir Systems) using a personal computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone using an Orbitel 901 handset. The text of the message was "Merry Christmas.” It was a fairly modest start, but it changed technology and...


by Maryvonne Tubb

MAVENIR – THE TALE OF A RISING US TELECOM NETWORK CHAMPION

Stéphane Téral, Technology Telecommunications Fellow at IHS Markit recently attended Mavenir’s Analyst Event on November 5 in Dallas. Many elements are coming together to put Mavenir in the limelight as a leading US vendor capable of delivering end-to-end open and virtualized operator networks. Read why “Mavenir is now in the...


by Carlos Aragon

THE UNDENIABLE IMPACT OF MOBILITY

About 8 years ago, I decided to cancel my home phone without telling anyone, just to see what would happen. After six months, my little experiment proved what I suspected – nobody noticed. All of my personal interactions with family and friends were done on my mobile phone. This is...


by Mavenir

MAVENIR SECURITY AND FRAUD MANAGEMENT SUITE WINS FIERCE INNOVATION AWARDS

Mavenir is proud to be recognized as a winner in the Security category of this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards – Telecom Edition for its innovative, industry-leading Security and Fraud Management Suite.  The Fierce Innovation Awards Telecom Edition 2019 Report highlights those showcasing advances in service and equipment developments unveiled during...


by Carlos Aragon

HOW CAN CONTACT CENTER TECHNOLOGY HELP A BUSINESS THAT IS NOT A CONTACT CENTER?

Continuing the series of Mobile Business Fabric™ related posts, we are going to focus our attention on another growing segment of business communications solutions: contact center technology. THE NEED FOR CONTACT CENTER TECHNOLOGY Contact center is a term coined around the 1990s that represents an evolution from the call center concept. The history of call center technology goes back 50 years to the late...


by Carlos Aragon

UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS AND COLLABORATION IN THE AGE OF UBIQUITOUS MOBILITY

In a previous blog post, we talked about how mobile communications have become the fabric that sustains today’s business productivity. In this one, we’d like to focus on unified communications and collaboration (UCC) in particular. UCC IN THE BEGINNING Unified Communications (UC) solutions started to develop at the very end of the 20th century and...


by Carlos Aragon

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS — THE FABRIC SUSTAINING TODAY’S BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY

Sometimes, we don’t realize how much of an impact technology has on our lives. When an innovation makes our tasks easier, we quickly find ways to integrate it into our daily activities; until it reaches a point when we start taking it for granted. For example, I still remember how excited I was twenty years ago when I got my...


by Maryvonne Tubb

CLOUD-NATIVE IMS FOR SERVICES BEYOND VOLTE

IMS is the foundation for IP-based services including not only fixed-line consumer voice, VoLTE, and VoWiFi, but Rich Communication Services (RCS) and messaging as well. Operators see a need to extend the IMS network for services beyond voice, and they are considering enhanced messaging like RCS, business services such as unified communications, and open APIs. RCS has...


by Maryvonne Tubb

5G VOICE REQUIRES CLOUD-NATIVE IMS

Of the 7.9 billion mobile subscribers worldwide today, just shy of 50% are on LTE and fewer than 20% are utilizing VoLTE. IMS will be the service engine for 5G voice as it is today for VoLTE, ensuring IMS will continue as the core voice network for some time. Voice over 5G new radio...


by Carlos Aragon

SAMSUNG CERTIFIES UNIVERSAL PROFILE 2.0 CLIENT WITH MAVENIR’S RCS CORE

It’s no surprise that mobile business messaging will be a key enabler of brand-to-consumer digital engagements – and mobile network operators (MNOs) are taking note, further accelerating RCS worldwide.  According to the GSMA, 79 operators have launched with 257 million monthly active users (MAU). This acceleration is driving growth in the...


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