"In the past 12 months, Mitel has been gaining traction in the mobile space and picking up speed as adoption of 4G LTE services accelerates," said
"Wireless connectivity is now an essential aspect of everyday life, but we've only just scratched the surface of the economic and social impact it will have in the future as mobile technology continues to advance," said Kohli. "Mitel's 5G platform is focused on building that future by providing the software to enable billions of mobile devices to access mobile cloud services in a flexible, cost-effective manner."
BG Kumar, a mobile industry veteran, takes over as President of the Mitel Mobile Division with responsibility for the profit and loss, sales, engineering, product line management, and operations of Mitel's Mobile Division. Kumar brings to the role extensive industry knowledge, technical expertise and strong customer relationships.
"With the number of 4G LTE subscribers continuing to increase, Mitel is ideally positioned to capitalize on our large installed base of Tier 1 mobile network operators to further expand our market position," said Kumar. "Our unique and fully virtualized VoLTE, VoWiFi and RCS solutions offer operators the economic benefits of a cloud infrastructure, the ability to cost-effectively manage the ramp-up of the VoLTE and RCS subscriber base, and the flexibility to rapidly add new communications services and scale as the market evolves."
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