Brite DevassyExecutive: Mobile Networks & Services at Telkom SA (Openserve)
I presently lead the Mobile Networks & Services division within Telkom SA with a focus on Technologies, Network Architectures and System Development. My responsibilities cover the Technology & Network Strategy, Architecture, Planning, Design, Development, Deployment, Engineering, Management, Maintenance & Support of various technology domains including Access, Transport, Core Networks and Services, as well as System Development comprising of in-house development and OSS/BSS transformation initiatives. My career began at Vodacom SA in the Intelligent Network Division and matured to the Technology Research and Solution Architecture domains. My technical grounding and knowledge base of Networks began in these portfolios, which led me to join Telkom SA to spearhead 8.ta (Telkom Mobile) from a Core, Applications & Services framework.