InfoVista Delivers Network Planning Innovation to Land Mobile Radio Market

Solutions Focus on the Challenges Associated with Designing and Deploying Advanced Land Mobile Radio Systems

PARIS, FRANCE - AUGUST 08, 2011 - InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions, today announced the introduction of a suite of advanced network planning solutions to assist with the design and deployment of Project 25 (P25), LTE, Tetra networks for the Public Safety, Transportation, Industrial, Energy and Utility markets.

InfoVista is a well-recognized supplier of high-quality network planning tools and has a long history in working with pioneers in the Land Mobile Radio market. InfoVista's market leading, advanced radio access and backhaul planning and optimization software, Mentum Planet, is a widely used network planning solution for all segments of the global Land Mobile Radio market. Mentum Planet 5.3 introduces a set of capabilities that make it easier for Land Mobile Radio engineers to design, deploy and manage networks, automate design and simplify the process of comparing scenarios. Mentum Planet provides unrivalled prediction accuracy and offers state-of-the-art modeling of technologies that are key in the LMR space, such as P25, LTE, Tetra and generic simulcast technologies, and it is the only solution on the market that incorporates Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with MapInfo Professional.

"Mentum Planet's flexibility allows engineers to analyze the capacity, coverage and quality of service in several different network deployment scenarios enabling faster network rollouts and technology migrations while at the same time improving the radio design quality," said Bernard Breton, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer at InfoVista. "Furthermore, the availability of high-accuracy propagation models and telecom-grade geodata provides opportunities for optimal rollout of both the radio and backhaul networks."

About InfoVista: 

InfoVista is the leading provider of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions and services that enable efficient network and IT transformations. Our award-winning solutions empower communications service providers and IT-intensive enterprises to deliver high-performing and differentiated services, while cost-effectively planning, operating, optimizing and monetizing their networks. InfoVista’s combined expertise and technology innovations in radio and IP networks provide more than 600 customers worldwide with a new level of network intelligence, visibility and control across the entire network life cycle. Using InfoVista solutions, they deliver optimal quality of service, ensure a high-quality user experience, invest appropriately and consolidate their OSS/BSS ecosystems, while keeping total cost of ownership as low as possible. For more information, please visit www.infovista.com.