Mavenir Grows Presence and Brings Cloud RAN and Virtualized EPC to India and South Asia

8 August 2018

Appoints Sanjay Bakaya as RVP, India and South Asia region

Gurugram, India- 08 August 2018 -  Mavenir is focused on redefining mobile network economics for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) as they transition to the next generation of networks and introducing new business models in India and South Asia, key telecom growth markets. Leveraging successes and momentum in other regions, and bringing cost reduction solutions like Cloud RAN and vEPC and revenue generation solutions like IMS Core and RCS/MaaP, Mavenir is ideally placed as a vendor of choice.

In this regard, Mavenir is announcing that Sanjay Bakaya has been appointed as the Regional Vice President for India/South Asia region. Sanjay brings his 28+ years of experience in Telecom and IT, covering diverse areas of India telecom industry, coming to Mavenir from Vanu, Inc. where he was head of Sales for Asia Pacific region for RAN product and services and prior to that, he held various key positions including member of senior leadership team at Motorola in his 14-year tenure.

“We are pleased to have Sanjay joining Mavenir at this important time, bringing his expertise to help our engagement with all the major operators in India/South Asia region,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and CEO of Mavenir.  “The Telco Industry in this market has a clear opportunity to transform the way networks are engineered, deployed and operated. Mavenir is focused on helping operators transform their mobile network economics, with efficiencies, speed, scalability and platforms for new revenue growth and cost reduction.”

Added Kohli, “Mavenir is renowned for IMS/VoLTE in the region and we are excited to expand into radio and packet core as well.”

Mavenir has over 1300 people in India/South Asia region with offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Gurugram with plans to further expand its R&D Center at Bengaluru.

For more:

  • Meet Mavenir at India Mobile Congress October 25 – 27th2018 in New Delhi.
  • During 2018 India Digital Open Summit, Mavenir's President and CEO Pardeep Kohli discussed the challenges of transforming the mobile network economics and how open source innovation is shifting the mobile network paradigm, bringing robust opportunities for carriers through emerging technology. Watch the 3 part video here.

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