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Inventum: Solutions for the personalization & dynamic control of broadband networks

The Silicon Review
August, 2017

thesiliconreview-sachin-mehra-founder-md-inventum-2017Inventum's name is derived from Invent-ive Continu-um which symbolizes our hunger for Constant Innovation in whatever we undertake.”

Inventum is a technology company headquartered in India. Inventum's mission is to create market leading products that re-define fixed & mobile broadband user experiences. Their global customers include communications service providers, businesses, public venues & educational establishments that offer public Internet or broadband services. The company is privately held and in business since 2003. 

The company is organized as multiple legal entities in India & Hong Kong. All entities are limited liability companies whose principal share holders are the founders. Inventum is a profitable, privately funded business.

Inventum has sales & marketing offices in primarily in Asia with partners in the Middle-East, Africa & Latin America region. Their principal product development center is in India. Please visit the contacts page for an up to date list of offices & partner locations.


End-to-end offerings for the personalized control of Internet access. Inventum’s solutions are used by all forms of business and service provider customers.

Business & Enterprise

Control how employees, visitors & guests access the corporate network. Applying user specific policies on enterprise WLAN networks and addressing trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are examples of modern, significant challenges for network administrators. Inventum’s gateways provide an excellent policy control solution that works with multi-vendor WLAN access points.

Hotspots & Hotzones

Authenticate, control, meter & charge for visitor access. Inventum’s UNIFY Cloud is a hosted, zero investment solution that gets your hotspot running in no time. Unique to Inventum’s cloud is our software controllers which can be used by hotspot owners to deliver a differentiated quality of service to its users. For example, ensure that free users don’t hog up the bandwidth of premium customers.


AAA, subscriber management system, captive portal, help-desk, voucher system with prepay & postpaid billing. Our ISP solutions are comprehensive & powerful. Inventum also provides a range of powerful & affordable service routers that complete the end-to-end service management capability.

Telecoms & CSP

Fixed & mobile broadband management solutions. Integrated policy control (PCRF) & enforcement (PCEF) solutions that include 3GPP compliant multi-protocol AAA, mini-HSS, Voucher System, Portals, Prepay Charging, Postpaid Billing & more. Our solutions have been deployed globally from applications ranging from broadband billing to mobile data offload.

Knowing the Management 

The management team of Inventum consists of experienced industry professionals based across the globe with decades of experience in the telecommunications, networking and security industries. 

Sachin Mehra – Managing Director & Founder

Born and brought up in India, Sachin has nearly two decades of experience in the communications business. Inventum is his fourth venture after a successful exit from Specrtranet Limited, India's first metro optical broadband provider. 

Prior to Inventum, Sachin has held positions at ICICI Venture (India's largest venture capital firm), Punj Lloyd Limited, Digital Future & T-Net. Sachin serves on the advisory board of several publically traded companies & is a well known figure in technology circles. 

Padam J. Singh – VP Engineering & Co-Founder

With a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Sciences from Delhi University, India & an MBA from IIM Kolkata, Padam is a self-confessed technology geek. In his capacity as the VP of Engineering, Padam & his team are responsible for the numerous innovations at Inventum.

Padam has 10+ years of experience in designing & building both enterprise & mission critical carrier systems. Prior to Inventum, Padam has held technical positions at Commerce One, ST Micro, Spectranet Limited & Digital Future.
Product offering 

UNIFY- Inventum’s UNIFY™ Service Management Platform (SMP) provides a modular suite of integrated broadband control & billing products.  

Using the UNIFY™, broadband providers can rapidly deliver personalized & differentiated revenue generating services. For example, usage metered broadband, application based charging, bandwidth boost for video & multi-step fair use policies. Successful deployments of the UNIFY™ include both mobile (2-4G) & fixed-line broadband.

Service Routers & Controllers-Inventum controllers are versatile broadband routing & policy enforcement appliances. Built around a solid service router core, the controller adds sophisticated subscriber aware networking & session controls.

The identity aware architecture of the controller makes it extremely easy for network owners to deliver dynamic & personalized broadband services. Service Controller appliances are used in both fixed & mobile broadband networks. 

In fixed broadband, the service controller can play the role of a NAS or B-RAS whilst in mobile broadband it is used as a PCEF 

Service Gateways-The complexity of managing Internet networks has grown exponentially. Today, administrators have a rack full of devices to manage and secure. Further complexity is added by various software & cloud services that are needed to operate a network.

Inventum's service gateways simplify networks by combining networking functions with software services into a single, all-in-one appliance. 

UNIFY™ Cloud Services-The Inventum UNIFY™ Cloud service is a hosted version of the UNIFY Service Management Platform ISP Edition. The solution is ideal for Wi-Fi hotspot venues, ISP & WISP networks looking to target 100 to 10,000 users. 

The cloud service is a zero investment, no compromise, quick-start solution that enables network owners to go live in 24 to 48 hours. Effortlessly manage subscribers, services, billing & revenue, all from your web browser. Role based access allows easy delegation of tasks to different staff members.

The solution is available in two flavors addressing different network sizes & customization preferences.

"Our solutions are used by all forms of business and service provider customers."


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