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Tektronix Communications & Newfield Wireless Announce First Deployment of Integrated RAN Solution

Newfield Wireless, a Tektronix Communications company and pioneer in next-generation Radio Access Network (RAN) geoanalytics, and Tektronix Communications, a leading Telecoms Intelligence Provider, today announced the combined company has completed its first successful deployment of an integrated radio access solution at a top-tier mobile network operator.


BERKELEY, Calif. – Nov. 20, 2014 – Newfield Wireless, a Tektronix Communications company and pioneer in next-generation Radio Access Network (RAN) geoanalytics, and Tektronix Communications, a leading Telecoms Intelligence Provider, today announced the combined company has completed its first successful deployment of an integrated radio access solution at a top-tier mobile network operator.

The deployed solution combines the valuable benefits of Newfield’s RAN geoanalytics platform, TrueCall®, with Tektronix Communications’ virtual monitoring platform, GeoSoft RAN, to provide mobile operators with a powerful, scalable and user-friendly geoanalytics-based data solution.  Mobile operators can now seamlessly integrate these advanced capabilities with Tektronix Communications’ core network products for a true end-to-end RAN and core network view enriched with location data.

The TrueCall and GeoSoft RAN integrated solution offers immediate benefits, including:

  • real time 24x7x365, all devices & network
  • geolocated subscriber data correlated with device data
  • unique big data analysis capabilities through powerful data drill-down and filtering that enable fast and accurate decision making to improve network performance
  • wide variety of performance views, per-network element, device, subscriber and combinations
  • network visibility for the management of network performance, small cell offload management, CAPEX spend and more
  • deep data insights for technology advancement and new-service deployments, such as SON and VoLTE, as well as other applications, such as targeted geomarketing and customer care
  • reduced OPEX by minimizing need for costly drive testing and truck rolls

 

“Through TrueCall and GeoSoft RAN combined data-analysis capabilities, we enable operators to address the complexity of the radio access network and beyond by providing unique information on vital network performance issues continuously and in real-time,” said Marc Bensadoun, CEO of Newfield Wireless and Vice President of Mobile Access for Tektronix Communications. “It combines the best-in-class solutions that can feed into many other systems, such as geomarketing, SON and others.”

Up to 70 percent of customer reported issues occur in the Radio Access Network caused primarily by always-on devices and increasing network complexity.

The integrated solution delivers on the promise to integrate TrueCall geoanalytics capabilities into Tektronix Communications’ end-to-end applications portfolio.

Newfield Wireless and Tektronix Communications will be exhibiting at LTE North America 2014, booth no. 34, Nov. 19-20 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dallas.

 

About Newfield Wireless

Newfield Wireless, a Tektronix Communications company, is a pioneer in next-generation RAN geoanalytics and a recognized leader in advanced cell-planning services. The company’s real-time RAN geoanalytics platform, TrueCall®, unlocks rich user experience and location data enabling mobile operators to optimize mobile network performance and subscriber experience, maximize service assurance, reduce network costs, monetize subscriber data and optimally plan network investments. TrueCall supports multi-vendor technologies and delivers an end-to-end network view, enabling operators to view their entire networks in real-time, one subscriber experience at a time. With TrueCall, some of the world’s largest and most advanced mobile network operators are managing the increased complexity, cost and operational challenges of LTE, VoLTE, small cells, SON, HetNets and more.  For more information, visit http://www.newfieldwireless.com and connect at Twitter.com/NewfieldWireles.

 

About Tektronix Communications

Tektronix Communications is uniquely positioned as the telecommunications industry’s first Telecoms Intelligence Provider (TIP) offering service assurance and monitoring and network intelligence solutions that uniquely cover all four dimensions of the service provider’s environment: subscriber behavior, the services and applications they consume, the network environments they occupy and the technologies that enable them.  Our comprehensive set of assurance, intelligence and test solutions and services support a range of architectures and applications such as LTE, HSPA, 3G, IMS, mobile broadband, VoIP, video and triple play. Tektronix Communications is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and employs 1,400 worldwide. More information on Tektronix Communications can be found at www.tekcomms.com.

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Related announcements: Tektronix Communications and Newfield Wireless Announce Accelerated Integration of TrueCall® Into End-To-End Assurance and Applications Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2014

 

Contact:

Abbe Vacek, Newfield Wireless

avacek@newfieldwireless.com

+1.510.809.2307

 

Mike Newsom, Babel PR

mike@babelpr.com

+1.617.803.5385