Mavenir’s Smart Device Connect (SDC) expands T-Mobile’s IMS capabilities to now include their Smartwatch Connect service

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READING, UK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mavenir, the networking software provider building the future of networks with cloud-native software that runs on any cloud and transforms the way the world connects, today announced that T- Mobile has become the first operator in the Czech Republic to allow customers, who own certain smartwatches, to log in to their existing mobile phone number.

T-Mobile’s smartwatch connection service incorporates Mavenir’s SDC, built in as an extension of its IMS capabilities. Mavenir’s SDC, which includes Certified Entitlement Server (ES) functionality, provides flexible entitlement management and manages device entitlements for mobile devices. It allows customers to exchange messages and make or receive voice calls directly on their smartwatch without being connected to their main device. The capacity was commissioned in June 2021.

Mavenir’s SDC orchestrates the authentication, provisioning and linking of the smartwatch to the customer’s mobile number, allowing it to operate independently of the primary device. Mavenir supports multiple brands of smart devices, making it a unique product for providing ‘one number’ services. T-Mobile’s smartwatch connection service supports voice communication via VoLTE or VoWi-Fi. In the Czech Republic, T-Mobile’s IMS, VoLTE and VoWi-Fi are all based on Mavenir’s Cloud-Native IMS solutions.

“SDC is the perfect complement for portable devices,” said Brandon Larson, senior vice president and general manager of Mavenir’s multimedia business unit. “We are thrilled with how quickly Mavenir has been able to deploy an IMS capability that adds such tangible value for T-Mobile and its smartphone/smartwatch customers in the Czech Republic.”

“We are proud that T-Mobile is the first operator in the Czech Republic to launch a connection service that allows full use of what is widely considered to be the most technologically advanced smartwatch, even beyond the reach of a paired smartphone,” Michal said. Podlucký, director of the residential segment of T-Mobile Czech Republic.

Using the service with T-Mobile is extremely user-friendly. Customers can easily pair the watch and activate the service directly in the watch app on the smartphone and use both devices at the same time or completely independently of each other. Customers who activate the service within a year of the official launch will receive the first three months for free. T-Mobile has also prepared a discounted watch offer for all T-Mobile customers who activate or extend the current contract.

About Mavenir:

Mavenir is building the future of pioneering edge networks and technologies, focusing on the vision of a single software-based automated network that runs on any cloud. As the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native networking software provider, Mavenir is focused on transforming the way the world connects, accelerating software networking transformation for more than 250 communications service providers worldwide. more than 120 countries, which serve more than 50% of the world’s subscribers. www.mavenir.com

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