The Ericsson Service-Aware Support Node provides advanced functionality that makes it possible to identify and categorize different types of traffic. As part of a complete charging and policy control solution, the benefits include better service performance and improved network utilization.
The product has been deployed by mobile operators in multi-vendor and multi-access networks all around the world. It also adds value in fixed networks and supports a smooth migration to a system architecture based on network function virtualization. Furthermore, the statistical features of the node make it possible to analyze subscriber behavior and preferences, which is critical for business development.
In short, the Ericsson Service-Aware Support Node helps operators gain visibility and control over the traffic in their networks and can be used to improve profitability through attractive subscriber offerings and flexible charging schemes.