Sandvine powers TextNow Wireless' service

Friday 17 June 2016 | 07:14 CET | News

Sandvine, a Canada-based provider of intelligent broadband network products, and TextNow, a specialist in cloud-based technology operating in the US, announced Sandvine’s Network Policy Control platform will help power TextNow Wireless’ service in the United States.

TextNow Wireless uses a hybrid model of Wi-Fi and traditional phone service. Its cloud-based mobile service allows users to use their phone numbers across multiple platforms and devices.

TextNow is deploying Sandvine’s Virtual Series as a virtual network function (VNF). Sandvine’s Usage Management product, PCRF and ServiceDesigner interface combine to provide TextNow with a service innovation toolkit, including a service definition and deployment interface; quota management, service tiering and bolt-on capabilities.

Sandvine and TextNow were both founded in Waterloo, Ontario, a community of 550,000 with a long entrepreneurial history, strong technology ecosystem and leading post-secondary institutions.

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