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Huawei and AIRCOM Partner for OSS Integration
Oct 13, 2009 (08:10 AM EDT)


SHANGHAI, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, and AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation consultancy, today jointly announced a partnership to drive product interoperability and system integration. The cooperation between Huawei and AIRCOM will secure future OSS (Operation Support System) and interoperability of network management products, ensuring that only minimal customization and testing will be required by network operators implementing a Huawei/AIRCOM solution.

This integration technology partnership is focused on network performance and configuration management. Leading AIRCOM network planning tools OPTIMA and DATASAFE will be integrated with Huawei's wireless solutions via its iManager M2000 management system. iManager M2000 is the unified platform that provides centralized management to all wireless technologies of Huawei, including GSM, UMTS, CDMA, WiMAX ,LTE and more.

"As the leader in mobile networks, Huawei's robust investment in LTE research and development has accelerated the commercialization of LTE technology. It is essential that AIRCOM technology integrates with Huawei solutions as seamlessly as possible, to guarantee a positive user experience for network operators," said Ricky Watts, Chief Technology Officer, AIRCOM International. "Our close working relationship with Huawei will ensure AIRCOM can develop and verify all technology interfaces, regardless of version."

"The partnership presents clear advantages for both parties, enhancing our mutual customer's satisfaction," said Zheng Yelai, vice president of Huawei's Wireless Product Line. "Huawei is proven to be committed to supporting customers worldwide with high-quality products and services that will evolve seamlessly to the technology of the future and help customers enhance its competitiveness. Through this partnership both companies will mutually benefit from respective customer footprints and global scale."

More than 2000 of Huawei's iManager M2000 products have been deployed in more than 100 countries for more than 300 operators around the world, including Vodafone, China Mobile, T-Mobile, Telefonica O2 and Turkcell.

AIRCOM is an independent provider of network and data management tools and services. The company specialises in end-to-end network planning, sharing, outsourcing and OSS optimisation for IP and cellular networks.

Headquartered in the UK with offices in 16 countries, AIRCOM has more than 10 years' experience across 135 countries for over half the world's mobile operators, including more than 3.5 million man hours working on 3G networks alone.

Huawei is a leader in providing next generation telecommunications networks, and now serves 36 of the world's top 50 operators, along with over one billion users worldwide. The company is committed to providing innovative and customized products, services and solutions to create long-term value and growth potential for its customers.

Contact for Press Kathrine Dela/Daniel Rhodes GRC for AIRCOM T: +1-949-419-6922 E: aircom@globalresultspr.com

SOURCE AIRCOM International

CONTACT: Kathrine Dela or Daniel Rhodes of GRC, +1-949-419-6922, aircom@globalresultspr.com, for AIRCOM