New Release Offers Wi-Fi Support and Introduces New Capabilities to Help Operators Design and Optimize Wireless Networks in Areas ff High Traffic Demand
PARIS, FRANCE- SEPTEMBER 07, 2012 - InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions, today announced the release of Mentum Planet 5.5 with Wi-Fi support.
Mentum Planet customers already have the most advanced and accurate network planning solution on the market and with this new release, InfoVista added a host of new features and functionality to help operators manage today's complex heterogeneous networks and massive mobile data demand in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.
New features in Mentum Planet 5.5 include:
- Multi-standard Wi-Fi network modeling
- Multi-technology data offloading analysis (Heterogeneous networks)
- 3D network coverage visualization (City Designer)
- Interactive mode for ACP as well as support for Wi-Fi and WiMAX
- Further advancement of LTE capabilities (rel. 10 phase 1)
"Before 2020, the world's mobile networks will carry in excess of a zettabyte of data every year. Exponential traffic growth and spectrum shortages make small cells and Wi-Fi the hottest topics in the industry as operators try to cope with the increase in mobile data demand," commented Bernard Breton, Chief Operating & Strategy Officer at InfoVista. "Mentum Planet's fully-integrated Wi-Fi module provides operators with the opportunity to utilize Wi-Fi as a means of coping with soaring traffic demand. This module supports all Wi-Fi standards as well as multi-technology data offloading and automated cell planning and will be pivotal for wireless operators to ensure that their Wi-Fi networks are optimal from both a customer experience and an economic standpoint."
Mentum Planet 5.5 is presently available across the globe.
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.