Ethio Telecom partners Subex for assurance solution on AI platform

ETHIOPIA – Ethio Telecom, the Ethiopian telecommunication company, has partnered with Subex, the Indian enterprise software company, for a new business assurance solution using the enterprise AI platform HyperSense.

Through this engagement, Ethio telecom will expand its Revenue Assurance practice into Business Assurance using the solutions easy-to-use control building framework and enhance decision making through the platform’s ability to operationalize AI at scale, said a press release from the telecom analytics solution provider.

As Ethiopia’s leading integrated telecommunications solutions provider with more than 50 million subscribers looks to cement its leadership position in the market and enhance its competitive advantage, Ethio Telecom is undergoing network infrastructure and system enhancements to pilot 5G networks in the coming year.

Subexas 5G-ready Business Assurance offering will enable Ethio Telecom to be on the cutting edge of risk management automation.

“As part of its vision to be a 5G digital services provider in Ethiopia, Ethio Telecom wanted to enhance their Revenue Assurance solution to align with their digital transformation project,” said part of the release.

“The operator also wanted a solution to ensure agility scalability to meet expansion requirements as they introduce new services built on 5G.”

In a fast-changing environment, Ethio Telecom wanted a Technology partner who could engage with agility and scalability as a key proposition, the release added.

Ethio Telecom selected Subex based on the success of its existing partnership and the future-proof capabilities of Subex’s AI platform, HyperSense.

Through the deployment of the solution, the operator will now be able to ensure a comprehensive business assurance coverage spanning from concept to cash, the company said.

In June last year Ethio Telecom partnered with Ericsson to expand its 4G services into the South West region of Ethiopia.

Ethiopian service provider will use Ericsson Radio System products for this deployment of which the core expansion will be carried out in Ethio Telecom’s regional data centres and those in Addis Ababa.                     

Leveraging Ericsson solutions, Ethio Telecom will modernise its network by transitioning from its current operations support systems to the more advanced and high-capacity Ericsson Network Manager.

In addition, the telco will also introduce Ericsson Cloud Packet Core, Ericsson Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) and Ericsson Radio System products as part of its network upgrade.

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