Flash Networks, a global provider of intelligent mobile internet solutions, announced that Network Norway is expanding its Harmony installation with the addition of Flash Networks’ Harmony Video Optimization to manage the surge in mobile data traffic.
Video Optimization provides smoother and faster browsing while reducing network load to free up capacity, and complements Flash Network’s Web Optimization already installed at Network Norway.
According to Cisco’s Visual Network Index report from February 2010, in 2014 video will make up 66% of all mobile data traffic. Flash Networks’ Video Optimization enables operators to meet this growing demand for data by sitting at the heart of the network, inspecting, identifying, and then optimising video traffic.
“Increasing video traffic is driving up network costs drastically,” said Tor Anders Braun, head of VAS and core networks at Network Norway. “Flash Networks’ Web Optimization has already succeeded in boosting data speeds in our network, so it was only natural to add video optimization to further increase our data traffic efficiency, enabling us to lower costs while increasing subscriber satisfaction.”