Nice, France , May 21, 2019: Vodafone Idea Ltd. - the largest mobile operator in India has chosen Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as its partner for its next generation operations support systems (OSS) platform for Vodafone’s Service & Network Operations Center (SNOC).
Vodafone Idea’s SNOC, located in Pune, remotely monitors 192,000 2G sites and around 372,000 broadband (3G+4G) sites across 22 circles and controls its vast network and service offerings to over 334 million subscribers. The company further plans to streamline its service assurance processes with the HPE Intelligent Assurance solution and expand the SNOC’s existing robotic process automation (RPA) journey as it transforms into a digital service provider.
"Vodafone Idea is undertaking the world's biggest telecom network integration and creating India’s most advanced, secure and cost-efficient network,” said Vishant Vora, Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited. “We are partnering with the best global vendors and equipment suppliers to deploy innovative, new age technologies to deliver a rich customer experience. This partnership with HPE is yet another step towards bringing artificial intelligence solutions in our network. We look forward to working with HPE to roll-out our next generation SNOC platform which is designed to be reliable and scalable for the digital and 5G era.”
"HPE started the OSS journey with Vodafone in India more than ten years ago, and we are now honored to be selected as Vodafone Idea’s partner for their new consolidated OSS platform, which includes our machine learning-based HPE Intelligent Assurance solution,” said Phillip Mottram, Vice President and Global Lead, Communications and Media Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.