It’s nice to see new mobile infrastructure startups still emerging considering the dearth of investments in the space. Vasona Networks, a mobile network optimization company founded by several Big Band Networks veterans, is coming out of stealth mode to offer carriers a way of fine tuning their network traffic on a cell-by-cell basis.
Today’s mobile networks are rife with various forms of traffic shaping and optimization platforms, from transcoding/transrating technologies that cull out extraneous video bits to policy enforcement engines that prioritize certain types of traffic — or certain subscribers — through the length and breadth of the network.
Those technologies all differ in the techniques used and the specific traffic they target, but they all share the goal of trying to ease the mounting deluge of mobile traffic piling up on carrier airwaves. Where Vasona distinguishes itself from the lot is in the level of precision…
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