Cubic Telecom selects Metaswitch’s VoLTE tech for connected cars
Cloud native communications software specialist Metaswitch announced that Cubic Telecom, a connectivity management software provider for the automotive and IoT industries, has selected Metaswitch’s VoLTE solution to provide automotive enterprises with geo-redundant solutions for intelligent connected cars.
This new agreement allows Cubic’s connected car solution to support new technologies as 3G voice services are transitioned out, the company said.
Cubic Telecom has partnered with over 75 mobile network operators in 180 countries. More than 2.5 million drivers are currently using its intelligent connected car solutions on the road today across Europe and Asia.
“Metaswitch’s cloud-native technologies make it possible for us to advance our voice services and maintain our position as the world’s leading developer for connected cars, as 3G is phased out globally,” said James Dennis, CTO of Cubic Telecom.
Metaswitch technologies enabling this network transformation include:
-Metaswitch Clearwater Core, which is built exclusively using web development methods to provide voice, video and messaging services to millions of users.
-Metaswitch Perimeta SBC, which claims to be the first cloud native session border controller, and Metaswitch’s solution for IMS access, VoLTE roaming and interconnect.
-Rhino Telecom Application Server (TAS) – an extensible carrier-grade TAS designed for cost-effective delivery of consumer and enterprise MMTel services for LTE and 5G.
“Cubic is creating value for their connected car customers on their IoT network with enhanced voice services,” said Metaswitch Chief Marketing Officer Ian Maclean. “Our cloud native VoLTE solution is able to deliver reliability, scalability and operational simplicity for the automotive market and IoT use cases. We see a strategic alignment as voice services become increasingly critical to the plethora of new IoT use cases.”
Some of Cubic’s clients include Audi, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Woolworths, e.GO and Skoda.Based in Dublin Ireland, Cubic Telecom’s partners and customers include some of the world’s largest tablet and notebook manufacturers, retailers, and automotive companies.
The company is privately held with 100 million euros in funding by Audi Electronics Venture GmbH, Qualcomm, Valid, Enterprise Ireland and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, among others.