5G Takes Center Stage at MWC19 Barcelona

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Empirix at MWC19 Barcelona

As predicted, 5G technology was the main focus of MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress). Speaker after speaker touted the importance of deploying 5G as quickly as possible. Tech companies from all over the world showcased their 5G capabilities. Though 5G was a big topic at MWC the past few years, there’s clearly more urgency than ever. The impact of 5G will span industries and save lives.

Gaining an Insight into VoLTE Customer Experience via Analytics

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VoLTE Customer Experience

Service providers are demanding more from their customer experience and service assurance solutions because they have a keen awareness of the richness and value of the information that flows across their networks. Reliably and accurately extracted, this information can be used to help manage not just the network, but also the services offered and the devices deployed. Insights can be also be gained around the performance of providers’ vendors and—most significantly—the experiences and value of their customers.

Ooredoo Chooses Empirix to Assure Optimal Service Quality to Wholesale Carrier Customers

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Global Network

OGS selected the Empirix service assurance monitoring solution to gain visibility into the international connections providing carriers with access to its voice (both legacy circuit-switched and VoIP) and 2G/3G roaming services. With Empirix, OGS has uninterrupted visibility of network performance and service quality, as well as the ability proactively identify potential issues before they negatively impact customers. This flexible solution is capable of adapting to new technologies and innovative new services; OGS plans to extend the Empirix solution’s coverage to a recently announced LTE roaming service.

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Test, Test Again

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Test Failure

In one recent test Empirix was involved with, callers were complaining about long connection times and poor voice quality during a storm. The company involved conducted a test of its SBC to better understand the origin of the issue. During the test process, the organization discovered that, while having a registration flood of 10,000 concurrent SIP registrations, SIP call setup time doubled. Moreover, jitter increased on the SBC.