Mahindra Comviva partners with Vantrix

Mahindra ComvivaLeading global mobile solutions provider, Mahindra Comviva announced its partnership with Vantrixto offer advanced video optimization solution, Bandwidth Optimizer, which will be integrated with Mahindra Comviva’s Mobile Data Platform (MDP) in Africa.

The new solution is targeted at addressing the broadband traffic and specifically Video Traffic for Policy Management, Optimization and Monetization (MOM).

According to a recent study, mobile video traffic exceeded 50% in 2012 and it is predicted that by 2017, video will generate 66.5% of all mobile data traffic. Globally the internet video users will be 2 billion by 2017.

At the same time, mobile video traffic in Africa is predicted to grow 27 fold from 2013 to 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 93%. Video will be 72% of Africa’s mobile data traffic in 2017, compared to 47% at the end of 2012.

Commenting on this strategic partnership, Madan G. Onkar, Vice President, Internet and Broadband Solutions, Mahindra Comviva said “Given the explosive growth in the video traffic and the increase in broadband subscribers globally, it’s imperative that video traffic is managed and delivered intelligently, in the most optimal manner. It contributes to a significant portion of the service providers’ data revenue today. We are excited to extend our partnership with

Vantrix to jointly offer the policy-based video optimization solution to our customers worldwide.”
This integrated solution will enable service providers to manage, optimize and monetize their mobile broadband video traffic while offering their subscribers a high performance and rich media experience, leading to increased data adoption and reduced network congestion.

“Today, it is evident that video content consumption is the key driver for data traffic growth on service provider networks. These providers need to manage the growing costs of this demand, offer a compelling experience to their customers and enable new revenue opportunities,” said Alex Staddon-Smith, Sr. Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development, Vantrix.