Telco to expand network capacity at big events with cloud technology.
No. 2 telco Optus is hooking up with Connectum to test cloud technology to deliver more network “core capacity”, Optus’ MD of Networks, Guenther Ottendorfer, revealed to media yesterday.
The telco is to engage in testing on the cloud technology which would help Optus increase its network capacity at major events like New Years, the Melbourne Cup or the AFL Grand Final, Ottendorfer said.
California-based Connectum helps carriers connect mobile devices via an elastic cloud infrastructure.
The Telco will be making a formal announcement over the next few days.
Optus revealed its grand plans for 3G+ and 4G network‘s yesterday and confirmed it will be expanding its fledgling 4G LTE service to Canberra and South Australia next year.