Advanced Remote Test Management Features Enable Efficient Identification of Network Issues
Acquisition Expands InfoVista’s Global Reach and Reinforces its Ability to Help Telcos and Enterprises Deliver Better End-to-End Network Performance
Ascom Holding AG and InfoVista have signed a binding share and asset purchase agreement under which InfoVista will acquire the Network Testing Division. The transaction is based on a cash-free / debt-free enterprise value of USD 45 million. Ascom will receive USD 30 million in cash at closing and the remainder of the consideration in the form of a subordinated vendor loan with a nominal value of USD 15 million, a 7-year maturity and a stated interest rate of 4% p.a. The closing of the transaction is expected in Q3/2016.
US tier one operator choses TEMS Monitor Master solution from Ascom Network Testing for VoLTE testing. The solution will deliver significant cost savings and enhanced operational efficiency.
Infovista delivers its industry standard TEMS™ Investigation solutions to P3.
RESTON, VA, 18 February 2016 — ASCOM Network Testing, the leading independent network and service assurance provider, today announced a fully integrated range of new solutions and product enhancements revolutionizing how wireless networks are tested. Using enhanced cloud and remote management options together with workflow expertise accumulated through two decades of market leadership, the TEMS™ portfolio reduces the cost and time of deploying and optimizing tomorrow’s networks.
RESTON, VA, 11 February 2016 — Ascom Network Testing, the leading independent network and service assurance provider, announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious “Global Radio Access Network Capacity Management Test Equipment” Product Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan.
Partnership between Ascom Network Testing and Ranplan will enable network operators to deploy and optimize small cell, DAS and WiFi networks using a single product suite from a single vendor.
Ascom Network Testing anticipates delivering weaker results than expected for fiscal year 2015 due to harsh market conditions particularly in North America. In contrast, Ascom Wireless Solutions continues its solid performance according to expectations. Discussions with interested parties to evaluate strategic options for the Network Testing Division are proceeding.
Ascom's Network Testing Division has been awarded contracts with major network operators in North America and China. The contracts, spread into multiple orders, amounted to over CHF 2 million in the second quarter of 2015 and are expected to result in substantial further business in the second half year 2015.
Ascom extends success supporting leading operators deploying voice over LTE with major system expansion. Additional orders are expected.
Telefónica UK reaffirms partnership with the deployment of Ascom's latest Benchmarking System in the UK as part of its nationwide benchmarking program.
Ascom started the second half-year 2014 with the win of two substantial orders with a combined value of a high single digit CHF million amount.
Ascom Network Testing (www.tems.com) today announced a new release of its industry-leading drive test solution, TEMS Investigation 15.2, designed for testing with iPhone. TEMS Investigation 15.2 enables mobile network operators to optimize network performance for iPhone users worldwide.
Ascom Network Testing has secured a CHF 1.2 million contract from the Swiss operator to validate Swisscom 4G/LTE network service quality.
Ascom Network Testing (www.tems.com) has secured two important orders from one of the largest mobile and fixnet operators in Europe to maintain, support and renew a wholesale management platform. The two orders have a combined contract value of more than EUR 10 million and will be fulfilled over a 36-month period.
Ascom Network Testing (www.tems.com) has secured important contracts from two of the largest mobile operators in the United States to provide nationwide LTE network testing and benchmarking solutions. These orders have a combined value of more than USD 10 million.
Ascom Network Testing (www.tems.com) has secured two major orders, the first from one of the world's largest service providers and the second from a Tier One mobile operator in the US, to provide an entire range of LTE network testing solutions. The orders have a combined contract value of USD 2.4 million. With these orders, Ascom achieved another important milestone to become the mobile industry's independent authority for validating network performance.