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Alcatel-Lucent 5780 Dynamic Services Controller
The Alcatel-Lucent 5780 Dynamic Services Controller provides a flexible, trusted and innovative platform, leveraging on its unique Agile Rules Technology (A.R.T.) to enliven any policy control needs and new monetization models across wireline, wireless or converged networks.

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The Alcatel-Lucent 5780 Dynamic Services Controller provides a flexible, trusted and innovative platform, leveraging on its unique Agile Rules Technology (A.R.T.), to enliven any policy control needs and new monetization models across wireline, wireless or converged networks. To date over 35 Customers, including 20 Long Term Evolution (LTE), have selected the 5780 Dynamic Services Controller (DSC).

The Alcatel-Lucent 5780 Dynamic Services Controller (DSC) is an advanced policy control platform that offers wireline, wireless and converged networks policy control, Wi-Fi access control, Diameter routing, and advanced personalized services and self-care. It empowers service providers to offer innovative and optimized services to their customers, while generating new revenue streams. Available over multiple hardware configurations, including virtualized model, it comes with a unique rules engine design called Agile Rules Technology (A.R.T.), providing flexibility, high performance, scalability, ease-of-use and maintainability across wireline, wireless or converged networks. Future-proof, the 5780 DSC is pre-integrated within many cutting-edge Alcatel-Lucent solutions such as 4G LTE, Wireless Packet Core, IMS Communications, LightRadio Wi-Fi, Smart Plan, Intelligent Traffic Management and meets Alcatel-Lucent strategy to leverage the Cloud.


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Antel Uruguay,as part of the first commercial LTE network in the Latin America: Read More Big River Broadband, as part of Alcatel-Lucent LTE solution for QoS & Charging control: Read More

Etisalat Sri-Lanka, as part of the 3G packet core to provide more personalized services with evolution path to 4G: Read More 4. Etisalat UAE, as part of the first commercial LTE network in the Middle East: Read More 5. Belgacom, to simplify operational environment and enabling personalized services: Read More 6. Fuego Telecom (Penasco Valley Tel), as part of of a larger LTE packet core deployment: Read More 7. West Central Wireless, as part of is part of a LTE deployment that includes the packet core and LTE base stations: Read More 8. C-Spire, within End-to-end 4G/LTE & IMS solutions, for advanced IP-based services, such as Voiceover-LTE. Read More 9. Telesis Tanzania, as part of a LTE deployment in Africa: Read More 10. Sasktel, customer reference Read More; More details in Analysys Mason profile on Alcatel-Lucent 5780 DSC Read More. The benefits from implementation include the following:

Cost savings from a 15% reduction in core network data usage Cost savings from better international and national roaming settlement bills, because of SaskTels policies to control roaming customers data usage and reduce bill shock Payback period of seven months for the true cost of the deployment, which includes h ardware, software, ALU resources and internal SaskTel resources Agile Rules Technology (A.R.T.) giving the flexibility to create and roll out new policy use cases and services, to monetise its network investments at its own pace

11. Regional Telecom, as part of the first commercial LTE network in Iraq LTE Read More 12. BT joint cooperation on the Carrier Wifi front, triggering Alcatel-Lucent 5780 DSC Wifi Control module, based on the 3GPP ANDSF standards specification: Learn more


Agile Rules Technology models the call flow and data requirements for most wanted use cases to enable rapid services delivery with high performance, scalability, flexibility, and maintainability Smart Plan Builder enlivens Alcatel-Lucent Smart Plan Solution Policy Control Module (PCRF/Radius) and Diameter Control Point Module (DRA) as part of Wireless Packet Core, 4G LTE and IMS Communications solutions Wifi Control Module provides ANDSF feature in LightRadio Wi-Fi Deployment options : ATCAv2, HP or COTS (for virtualized model to leverage the Cloud)


Based on field experience, the use cases inducing PCRF functions are Captive Portal/ One-time Redirect, QoS Policy Management, DPI Policy Management, Parental Control, Differentiated billing, Usage Management and Voice over LTE (VoLTE). The Alcatel-Lucent 5780 DSC differentiates with more use cases for the mid and long term business such as Intelligent Traffic Management (ITM), Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC), Carrier Wifi Control (ANDSF) and new monetization models (Smart Plan).

DPI (Gx) Alcatel-Lucent 7750 SR ; Allot SG; Citrix (Byte Mobile) SG; Cisco ASR-5000/CSG2; Ericsson M120; Flash Networks Harmony GW; Huawei 9811/SAE; NSN FiSN GGSN; SandVine PTS 14510; ZTE PGW; Samsung PGW Alcatel-Lucent 7750 SR Alcatel-Lucent Subscriber Data Manager; Nokia Siemens Network

BNG/BRAS (Radius) HSS (Sh)

HSS IMS P/S CSCF and SBC (Rx) Alcatel-Lucent IP Session Controller(S-CSCF); Alcatel-Lucent IP Border Controllers Solution (P-SCSF/SBC); Oracle (Acme Packet) SBC

Session Manager (Gx aux) F5 session manager Analytics (Rest) Provisioning (SNMP) Alcatel-Lucent 9900 Wireless Network Guardian Alcatel-Lucent 5620 Service Aware Manager

Online Charging/Billing (Sy) Alcatel-Lucent OCS : SurePay, Instant Convergent Charging ; Openet FusionWorks Offline Charging/Billing (Sz) Alcatel-Lucent iECCF 3GPP ANDSF (S14) Interdigital smart access manager


The Alcatel-Lucent 5780 Dynamic Services Control (DSC) is a platform based on Agile Rules Technology (A.R.T.) that allows service providers to deploy services quickly and easily with high performance, scalability, flexibility, and maintainability. Agile Rules Technology offers service providers an unmatched combination of ease-of-use, flexibility, scalable performance and maintainability. The Alcatel-Lucent Agile Rules Technology (A.R.T.) was designed to combine the benefits of general-purpose and hard-coded rules engines, without any of their drawbacks. A.R.T. specifically models the call flow and data requirements of a fundamental set of use cases that represent key business models. Examples of these requirements are usage management, application control and intelligent traffic management. Read More With its Policy Control Module, the 5780 DSC provides the Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) for 3G/4G wireless networks and for wireline access. With this module, service providers can deliver innovative and personalized services to monetize their networks in compliance with the 3GPP Policy Control and Charging (PCC) architecture. This module extends policy control into fixed access by offering a RADIUS interface to the Broadband Network Gateway (BNG) and the Broadband Remote Access Server (BRAS). Read More

For better visibility and control of Wi-Fi access, the 5780 DSC offers the Wi-Fi Control Module based on the 3GPP ANDSF specification.With these capabilities, service providers can intelligently make decisions about which Wi-Fi access options are best suited to a subscriber at a specific location, based on criteria such as service entitlements. As a result, the service provider can establish policies that execute seamless, secure and uninterrupted handover between 3G/4G and Wi-Fi. Read More To enable the service provider to create contextual, segmented, and personalized data offers while supporting user controls to simplify the mobile data experience, the 5780 DSC offers the Smart Plan Builder as part of the Smart Plan Solution.Smart Plan Builder creates personalized services and contextual offers, and processes them easily in real-time with broad flexibility and scalable performance. To act as a cross-network hub, Smart Plan Builder connects to the related network elements for the defined use cases through a unique plugin framework. Whats more, Smart Plan Builder offers RESTful APIs to interact with Smart Plan mobile apps that can be customized to the specific business goals of the service provider. Read More To help service providers better manage the rapid increase in control plane traffic, the 5780 DSC offers the Diameter Control Point, which comprises a complete suite of Diameter routing capabilities. The Diameter Control Point (DCP) supports the following Diameter interfaces: Gx, Rx, S9, S6a, S6d, Cx, Dx, Sh and Gy, and it extends support for any additional Diameter interface based on a configurable descriptor file added to the system. Read More More technical information are also available from Alcatel-Lucent 5780 DSC datasheet (current release is R5.1).

Mr Steffen Paulus, Head of Alcatel-Lucent Marketing for Policy, Payment, Charging and Network Intelligence Mr Laurent Guegan, Product marketing for Alcatel-Lucent 5780 Dynamic Services Controller