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Subscriber-Aware Performance Assurance: Prioritizing Troubleshooting and Improving QoE

04/06/2015 |
Sergio Zveibil

When it comes to maintaining a high quality of experience (QoE) for end users, mobile operators know there are gaps in their processes. Their goal may be to quickly identify and correct flaws before they reach customers, in the form of network performance degradation or downtime, but since many operators lack the proper service assurance […]

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How Model Tuning Services Can Support Better Network Performance

04/02/2015 |
Astrid Wastegård

The mobile market is very competitive. On top of that, operators must also deal with technical and financial challenges. LTE has been adopted quickly around the world to meet growing mobile data demand and spectrum shortages. But, GSM/EDGE continues to be the technology with the largest footprint worldwide, and WCDMA/HSPA is expected to make up […]

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From 2G to 4G/LTE: How to Optimize Next-Generation Mobile Networks

03/30/2015 |
Andre Sequerah

At LTE North America a few months ago, InfoVista’s CMO and head of Americas and APAC sales, Bernard Breton, caught up with RCR Wireless News. In the following video interview, building on a panel discussion he participated in at the event, Bernard offers some thoughts on how the telco industry has evolved from 2G to […]

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Ensuring a High Quality of Experience Amid Virtualized Environments

03/23/2015 |
Christopher Cullan

When mobile operators transition to network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN), they stand to gain quite a few benefits. Whether it’s better service agility or more flexible business models, the end goal of this transition is almost always to uncover new revenue streams. As mentioned by my colleague, Cyril Doussau, in a previous […]

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Achieving Service Assurance that Meets the MEF’s Third Network Vision

03/16/2015 |
Cyril Doussau

When the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) announced its vision for the “Third Network” last September, it brought into better focus the transition that many in the networking community were already going through. Communications service providers (CSPs) had begun their “remarkable journey” toward a new network paradigm, with the hope of rolling out agile, assured and […]

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FAQs: Embracing the Transformation to NFV and SDN

03/12/2015 |
Ken Dilbeck

It seems like everywhere you turn, telco professionals are talking about network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) – and deservingly so. NFV and SDN promise transformations that will improve network efficiency and customer satisfaction, just to name a few benefits. As such, mobile operators have begun to take notice and are directing efforts […]

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InfoVista Unveils Mobile Network Experience Optimization Solution

02/26/2015 |
Andre Sequerah

Mobile operators today are in a constant battle to meet subscribers’ quality of service (QoS) expectations, while also keeping network costs as low as possible. This balance has been made even more challenging by subscribers’ increasing mobile data usage (global mobile data traffic grew 69% in 2014) and by mobile operators’ tendency to implement multi-vendor […]

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The Criticality of Public Safety Network Planning Today

02/23/2015 |
Jason Suplita

Over the last few years, significant advancements have been made to the U.S.’s public safety networks, and for good reason. FirstNet, a U.S. government agency designed to support first responder communications, was tasked with standardizing the design process for its new, LTE-based public safety network. With the help of InfoVista’s network planning technology, FirstNet is […]

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