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Openwave Mobility Awarded First Place by Telecoms.com for Optimizing Encrypted Video

Secure Traffic Manager for Mobile Operators Wins Accolade for Network Management Excellence

REDWOOD CITY, Calif –  5 November, 2015Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling mobile operators to manage and monetize encrypted and unencrypted mobile data, announced that its Secure Traffic Manager (STM) solution won the Network Management Excellence accolade at last night’s prestigious Telecoms.com Awards. The event was attended by over 200 industry luminaries and the first-prize award was presented to Openwave Mobility by Scott Bicheno, Editorial Director of Telecoms.com.

STM was chosen as overall winner by a panel of six judges that included analysts from respected organizations such as Ovum and Strategy Analytics.  Other shortlisted companies included Amdocs, Procera Networks and Virgin Media.

“Encrypted traffic on mobile networks has risen fivefold and has now reached 60%,” said John Giere, CEO of Openwave Mobility. “In several regions this will exceed 80% within 12 months. STM helps operators effectively manage this trend and monetize mobile data. It’s wonderful to see that the industry is now recognizing the problem and simultaneously recognizing our solution.”

Deployed by some of the world’s leading operators, STM from Openwave Mobility optimizes encrypted mobile video streaming traffic. Carriers benefit from a comprehensive solution that optimizes not just the TCP transport layer, but also the application layer to maximize network utilization. Operators can achieve 40-70% data savings on the delivery of encrypted video content while preserving Quality of Experience and their subscriber’s privacy. STM enables operators to understand and manage encrypted traffic.

John Giere concluded: “We are honored by this prestigious recognition. Our engineers worked tirelessly to develop a robust carrier-class solution that would meet the needs of operators. This award is a testament to their hard work and innovative spirit.”

Top: Engineering, Product Management and Support teams at Openwave Mobility Belfast.
Bottom: Awards Ceremony London, November 4.

For a demonstration of Secure Traffic Manager, please contact Openwave Mobility.

About Openwave Mobility
Openwave Mobility empowers operators to manage and monetize both encrypted and unencrypted mobile traffic.  Based on the industry's most scalable NFV platform, its virtualized solutions eliminate RAN congestion, maximize value from subscriber data and create new revenue opportunities.  The company provides solutions for mobile data optimization, subscriber data management and targeted promotions.

The company provides true carrier class solutions, working with over 40 of the world’s most innovative service providers including AT&T, Du, KDDI, Meditel, Orange, Rogers, Sasktel, Sprint, Telstra, Telus, and T-Mobile. Openwave Mobility is owned by Marlin Equity Partners, a leading investment firm with over two billion dollars of capital under management that has publicly committed to building the company through expanded investment in R&D. The company has built a robust portfolio of Intellectual Property, which is growing month by month. Openwave Mobility has a global presence and is headquartered in California.

Openwave Mobility and the Openwave Mobility logo are trademarks of Openwave Mobility Inc.  All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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