Boca Raton, 2nd March 2021 – CCN, a leader in virtualized, cloud-native, 5G-ready Managed Core Solutions, today announced it will deliver a virtualized MVNO Core solution to Lebara’s European operations.
Following an extensive review of solutions in the market, Lebara has chosen CCN to support its transition towards cloud-based mobile operations. CCN’s feature-rich NFV-based solutions can be deployed in the private, public or hybrid cloud and with its solutions, CCN intends to enable Lebara to deliver an enhanced and differentiated service to its customers. The managed service CCN will provide includes Home Subscriber Server (HSS) and Diameter Routing Agent (DRA) running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and private-cloud-hosted Packet Gateways. This managed core is to serve as a foundation for Lebara’s migration to Full MVNO operations in its European businesses.
Torsten Minkwitz, CTIO, Lebara, commented: “Selecting the right MVNO core solution has been a fundamental and important step to allow Lebara’s business to evolve. We are confident that this new strategic relationship with CCN will help us deliver the many advantages a cloud-based approach offers for our customers.”
Adam Crane, CEO, CCN, “CCN looks forward to partnering with Lebara to evolve their MVNO offering. We are delighted that Lebara has recognized the capabilities of CCN’s cloud-based solution and the CCN team behind it. Together, we will work to ensure the long-term success of Lebara.”
CCN looks forward to a long and successful relationship with Lebara.
Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, with operations in London, UK and Singapore, Cirrus Core Networks (CCN) provides flexibly managed Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), Enterprises and Industrial companies. CCN was created by a core group of seasoned telecom executives sharing a common belief that Network Function Virtualization (NFV) heralds a paradigm shift in wireless. Today, the company offers an impressive portfolio that includes 3G/4G/5G EPC, HSS/HLR, DRA, IMS/VoLTE/VoWiFi, and a multitude of Value-Added Services that powers Private LTE, Carrier Breakout & Optimization Hub (CBO), and many more solutions. With its current IaaS offering, CCN offers CSPs and Enterprises the most comprehensive and innovative portfolio of solutions.
At CCN, we apply our team’s extensive vendor and operator experience in collaborative ways to drive the development, deployment, operation and evolution of our solutions. Learn more about CCN’s creative solutions at www.cirruscorenetworks.com or follow us on Twitter @cirrusnfv.
The Lebara Group is a long-standing mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) headquartered in The Netherlands, with its core businesses serving consumers in Germany, The Netherlands, the UK, France and Denmark. Lebara has strong strategic relationships with major MNOs in all its European markets to underpin the MVNO services it provides directly to some 2.3m subscribers. Historically Lebara operated as a ‘thin’ MVNO and the Group is now making significant investment in its business and technology under a new management team. The Lebara Group has overall revenues of over EUR 400 million from its core operations and, via licensing the well-known Lebara brand, from established partnerships in Spain, Switzerland, Australia and Saudi Arabia. 5 million customers are served under the Lebara brand world-wide.