How Sandvine is Driving Success for Telecoms in Japan


Japan’s culture of innovation has for decades made it one of the most advanced and profitable telecom markets in the world. With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics completed, Japanese service providers are working to capitalize on the advances made for 5G, cloud and edge computing in order to boost best-in-class mobile services and applications.

Excellent experiences are the focus in the shift toward digital life and remote work, with applications at the heart of social, streaming video, and smart 5G and cloud-driven services.

With more than a decade of success in Japan, Sandvine‘s Application and Network Intelligence Portfolio continues to help the country’s top-four service providers ensure applications perform the way they should, while also protecting against fraud and security breaches. Use case implementations span analytics, network optimization, revenue generation, revenue assurance, and regulatory compliance, covering the following key solutions areas:

Sandvine’s Application and Network Intelligence Portfolio helps Japanese service providers grow 5G & digital services

– Active Network Intelligence (ANI)
– 5G Solutions
– Core, Cloud and Edge
– Mobile Application and Network Intelligence
– Fixed networks for remote work, gaming and entertainment
– PacketLogic
– Revenue Generation

Lyn Cantor, CEO, Sandvine: “With emerging digital service models around eCommerce, finance, energy, smart manufacturing, and healthcare, there’s billions-of-dollars in opportunities for Japanese service providers. We are excited to work with both current and prospective customers in order to improve applications quality of experience and the variety of smart services available to Japanese enterprises and consumers.”

John Abraham, Principal Analyst, Analysys Mason said: “Japan is unique in the telecom world, with high mobile penetration, mature digital offerings and a growing appetite for digital lifestyle services. Customers want innovative services and demand will grow exponentially with 5G use cases for enhanced mobile broadband, massive IoT, and augmented/virtual reality — all of which require steady vigilance to understand when and where speed, capacity and latency might become issues and to proactively act before they affect application Quality of Experience.”

Understanding customer perceptions about the applications they value most will help Japanese service providers improve their networks and services, accelerate the growth of digital lifestyle service revenues, and prepare for expanding digital ecosystems in which they can offer an array of services, bundles, promotions, and payment options.