Leveraging Existing Infrastructure - Reduced Cost IncreasedARPU
Elitecore offered BSNL following key WiMAX Features on its EliteAAA
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. is India's largest and the world's 7th largest telco, providing
Broadband, GSM Mobile, Leased Line, MPLS-VPN, Dial-up, with pre-paid and post-paid
business models. BSNLhas more than 7 million Broadband subscribers.
BSNL planned on WiMAX rollout across India for which it has set up WIMAX base stations
across India. BSNL plans to have 1.8 million subscribers using its services in Rural areas of
In order to offer WiMAX services, BSNL not only needed to upgrade its equipment
infrastructure but also upgrade its billing and authentication system to support WiMAX
service. WiMAX network required upgrade of AAA protocol as per WiMAX forum driven by
networking group, AAA is the basic building block to effectively capitalize on the
opportunities presented by WiMAX, the role of the AAA extends well beyond access
security and accounting, and into the very enablement of WIMAX services.
Elitecore's EliteAAA was selected by BSNL for WiMAX roll out. EliteAAA is Network and
VendorAgnostic AAAwhich can support multiple network requests on the same platform.
Elitecore offered BSNL upgrade WiMAX feature on the existing EliteAAA platform which
has been running smoothly at BSNL since 2003. Elitecore helped meet BSNL objective of
time to market & cost through
Reduced CAPEX as no additional hardware had to be procured, service could be
launched by simply upgrading licenses & adding a additional WiMAX features.
Fast time to market no major integration required.
The system supportsAAAfor multiple services to
provide access to the subscriber considering bandwidth, QoS, IP, concurrent sessions and
so on. It supports multiple business models based on subscriber profile.
EliteAAA policy repository provides control on access to advanced
services across multiple networks in fixed, mobile & multiservice deployments. It uses
global or NAS-specific IP pools comprising a list