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Vonage Partners with Telstra to Accelerate Digital Transformation Through Network APIs

Vonage Partners with Telstra to Accelerate Digital Transformation Through Network APIs

Business Wire

Published on : Jun 11, 2024

By combining Telstra’s network APIs with Vonage’s API platform and Ericsson’s 5G network capabilities, enterprises can build advanced applications that provide optimised, engaging customer experiences

Vonage, a leader in cloud communications, and Telstra, Australia's largest telco, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the potential of network APIs in accelerating digital transformation efforts and creating innovative applications.

Key Points from the Collaboration:

  1. Introduction of Telstra’s Network APIs:
    • Integration of Telstra’s network APIs into the Vonage platform for developers and enterprises to leverage network capabilities.
    • Focus on enhancing existing APIs like Silent Authentication and identifying new open APIs such as slicing, edge computing, fraud protection, and network analytics insights.
  2. Benefits of Network APIs:
    • Uncovering new capabilities within the 5G network for developers in an easy-to-use format.
    • Opportunities for innovative applications and enhanced customer experiences.
  3. Collaborative Efforts:
    • Collaboration between Vonage, Ericsson's 5G network capabilities, and Telstra's network APIs to drive exponential innovation.
    • Focus on creating a secure, reliable, and engaging ecosystem for developers and enterprises.
  4. Vision for Future Growth:
    • Addressing the Business-to-Business (B2B2X) developer market opportunity by evolving and building a thriving ecosystem around network products.

Quotes from Leaders:

  1. Niklas Heuveldop, Vonage CEO and Head of Business Area Global Communications Platform for Ericsson:
    • Emphasizes the partnership's role in providing tools for creating new, secure, reliable, and engaging solutions.
  2. Kim Krogh Anderson, Telstra’s Group Executive for Product and Technology:
    • Views the partnership with Vonage as a step towards evolving and building a thriving ecosystem around network products, leading to new monetization opportunities.

The partnership between Vonage and Telstra signifies a strategic step towards leveraging network APIs to drive digital transformation and create innovative solutions. By combining their expertise, they aim to unlock new capabilities, enhance customer experiences, and pave the way for future growth in the Asia Pacific region.