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Why 3D Maps are Vital for Small Cell Backhaul Network Planning in Urban Areas

06/19/2014 |
Eva Svanberg

When planning for mobile network and small cell deployments, mobile operators must have a clear plan. Without one, backhaul networks may create bottlenecks in the network, both from a roll-out and network capacity point of view. read more

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InfoVista and Alcatel-Lucent Improve Network Performance Monitoring

06/10/2014 |
Christopher Cullan

InfoVista has consistently been committed to integrating its products with Alcatel-Lucent’s 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM). In fact, we’ve been a long-time member of the Alcatel-Lucent OSS Connected Partner Program and were named a Connected Premier Partner, the highest tier of Alcatel-Lucent’s program. Building on this market-leading position, we recently became the first vendor to […]

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TM Forum Live! Recap: Preparing for Rapid Mobile Growth

06/09/2014 |
Vikas Trehan

TM Forum Live! in Nice wrapped last week and it was filled with many interesting conversations and thought-provoking keynote presentations. While much of this activity has been centered on customer-centricity and the benefits of network performance data, as my colleague Cyril Doussau described in a blog last week, we also heard from Anne Bouverot, director […]

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TM Forum Live! Day 1: Improving Customer Satisfaction with Network Intelligence

Cyril Doussau de Bazignan

We’re on the ground in Nice for TM Forum Live! this week, which kicked off Tuesday with the first round of keynote presentations. We heard from TM Forum Chairman Keith Willetts, JP Rangaswami, the chief scientist at Salesforce, David Moffatt, previous CFO of Telstra Corp and Phil Jordan, group CIO at Telefonica. The two major […]

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Preventing QoS Degradation with Holistic Network Performance Management

06/02/2014 |
Sergio Zveibil

The failure of mobile network infrastructure can have far-reaching effects on subscribers, many of whom would be lost without access to their voice and data services. But, maintaining a high quality of service (QoS) is no doubt a consistent challenge. Network outages commonly occur due to physical link failures, network congestion and cell overload, according to […]

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Updated Network Planning Tool Enhances Small Cell Backhaul Planning

05/13/2014 |
Astrid Wastegård

As of late last year, there are more mobile devices on Earth than there are people. And, of the billions of mobile phones in use, about half are users’ primary method to connect to the Internet. This places considerable demand on mobile network capacity and bandwidth, particularly in urban areas of the developed world, where […]

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