Ericsson VoLTE for Unified Communication

By extending Ericsson’s VoLTE solution with business communication and collaboration capabilities, building on the operator’s existing and future enterprise capabilities, service providers can explore new revenue opportunities. By making smartphones into smarter business phones professionals can become more productive at work.

VoLTE for Unified Communication solution, using a standard interface, can be integrated with service providers’ multiple unified communication & collaboration solutions and provide VoLTE mobility service to the business customers.

Ericsson and Cisco joint offering

To help evolve the mobile phone into a more powerful enterprise-connected device, Cisco and Ericsson have combined Cisco's leading enterprise collaboration service platform with Ericsson's VoLTE for Unified Communications solution, as a new joint Collaboration Mobile Convergence (CMC) solution.

CMC turns a mobile phone into a powerful enterprise-connected device and provides service providers with the ability to deliver a rich set of collaboration mobility services capabilities. Users can take advantage of Cisco Spark features like messaging, in-line file sharing, and high-definition video conferencing across multiple devices, all triggered by a simple call to a mobile number. Calls can also be moved seamlessly between devices, including the  Cisco Spark Board, with a simple swipe.

Build on Ericsson VoLTE solution

Ericsson’s offering for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) allows operators to offer business users high quality communication services using all-IP technology over LTE based mobile broadband, Wi-Fi and in the future over 5G access. Mobile operators can build on their deployed Ericsson VoLTE network as a baseline.

Ericsson provides an end-to-end VoLTE calling offering, including IMS, LTE-RAN, Evolved Packet Core, Mobile Switching, subscriber data management, BSS/OSS and professional services. In addition, Ericsson performs interoperability testing with leading device and chipset vendors, securing interoperability and fast TTM.

Ericsson has more VoLTE contracts and launched live networks than any other vendor, with live networks across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Benefits

Differentiating enterprise offering

Business users are moving towards using their mobile phones as their primary business communication device. They use mobile communications in the office, at customer sites, while traveling and when working from home. With VoLTE for Unified Communication solution, the service providers can differentiate their enterprise communication offerings by leveraging the high quality mobile experience. Mobile operators can leverage their installed base Ericsson VoLTE networks and can define a differentiated and convergent enterprise offering providing HD quality voice calling together with enterprise features and collaboration tools- Through this the service providers will be able to retain enterprise customers, attract new enterprise customers, increase revenues and margins.

Helping operator business

VoLTE for Unified Communication solution is designed to help operators to:

—Provide Network Integrated VoLTE Converged UC Services
—Increased Revenue by selling more Fixed & Mobile Services
—Faster Time-to-Market (with Ericsson pre-verified Partner UC Solutions)
—One Exposure Interface Between Standard VoLTE Network and Unified Collaboration Solutions
—Compatibility with Future VoLTE Related Services & features

 

Improving communication services for enterprises

Enterprises will benefit from improving the communication services capabilities for their employees, combined with company cost-benefits:

—Customer interaction – more easily reachable on the mobile phone for customer calls
—Company administration & control
—Enterprise policy across all calls – mobile and fixed
—Cost control and savings
—Free On Net incl mobile calls, controlled roaming, converged mobile/fixed billing
—Productivity
—Business calls on native dialer w/o app. Collaboration on any device
—Business needs
—Enterprise apps with UC and CRM and any device of choice