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LTEWS: Amdocs' acquisitions enable new offering

Amdocs showcased its offering for small cell network planning that leverages recent acquisitions, including Actix and Celcite, at the recent LTE World Summit. Neil Coleman, director of marketing at Amdocs, discussed the Smart Cell Placement solution with RCR Wireless News. Smart Cell Placement identifies experience...

Amdocs launches big data analytics portfolio for telcos

Amdocs is building on its long history with the telecom industry as an OSS/BSS provider and expanding its big data analytics offerings for telcos, including access to its data scientists. The company says it is the first end-to-end provider of communications-specific big data solutions...

Telecom Software: Verizon buys Intel Media; VMware acquires AirWatch

Welcome to our weekly wrap-up of telecom software news. It's been a week of big deals and big reports in the telecom space. Verizon Communications acquired Intel Media, VMware bought AirWatch, Subex landed $10 million worth of contracts and Redknee signed a $5...

Report: iPhone great for data connectivity, BlackBerry for voice

A new report from Actix found that different devices interact with wireless networks in different ways, resulting in the customers experience varying across a carrier’s handset portfolio. The report, which included information from more than 4.2 million data sessions, 85,452 voice sessions and 56,712 combined...

Telecom Software: Carrier focus on software; Redknee’s $10M contract

Welcome to our weekly wrap-up of everything in the world of telecom software. There's no real common thread in the week's news, but there's definitely a sense of gearing up for 2014 with new acquisitions, new software deployments and new partnerships. Redknee landed an impressive $10...

Telecom Software Weekly Wrap-Up: U.S. Cellular fixes billing glitch; Skype costs operators $100M per day

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Telecom Software weekly wrap-up where we gather top telecom software news stories for the week: U.S. Cellular is working with its billing company Amdocs to fix glitches that caused multiple inaccurate bills for customers and other errors. Actix rolled...

Test & Measurement: Carrier aggregation gains momentum

Carrier aggregation is picking up speed. Several test companies have now announced submissions for validation and other testing for the eagerly anticipated LTE-Advanced feature. The first LTE-A device supporting CA was announced this week, when Qualcomm revealed that its Snapdragon chip is powering the...

Actix: ‘No safety net’ for LTE

A report released this week by network intelligence company Actix declared that there is "no safety net" for operators deploying LTE networks, with 35% of 3G data traffic generated by LTE-ready handsets which mean swift uptake once LTE networks are turned on. Actix, based in...

Actix: Chatty smartphones, RAN impede network quality

A recent report from network analytics company Actix on the state of mobile networks concluded that the vast majority of smartphone sessions are data-related and not initiated by the user. The report, based on real-world network data from eight network operators on four continents, found...

Case study: TIM Brasil taps Actix to improve network quality

Ensuring network quality is one of telecom operators' biggest challenges. In Brazil, mobile carriers are facing huge governmental pressure to improve their service and network quality. TIM, the No. 2 carrier in the Brazilian market, is using Actix's ActixOne platform to help identify and diagnose...

Reader Forum: Small cells pose new questions for mobile operators – but can they answer them?

Mobile operators have long been adding closed access small cells (typically femtocells) in homes and businesses to address poor coverage. However, a shift over the last 18 months has witnessed operators

Bits and Bytes: LightSquared forms emergency team; RadiSys launches LTE gateway; and more

LightSquared announced the formation of an Emergency Rapid Response Communications Team that will be available to deploy to emergency and disaster locations throughout North America. The team will be able to provide on-call mobile satellite communications services, personnel and equipment for emergency support to...

Actix moves ahead following Radioplan purchase

Actix, a wireless network technology provider, has completed its merger of Actix Ltd. and Radioplan GmbH, an automated network optimization software provider.Radioplan was first acquired by Actix in February 2006, but the complete merging of operations is now finalized, Actix reported. Germany-based Radioplan will...

Actix purchases German network software company

LONDON-Actix, a wireless network performance solutions developer, announced it has acquired a similar company, German network optimization software maker Radioplan GmbH. The move expands Actix's presence into Germany and gives the company inroads into the automated wireless network optimization software markets in Europe, the...

Actix purchases German software company

LONDON—Actix, a wireless network performance solutions developer, announced it has acquired a similar company, German network optimization software maker Radioplan GmbH. The move expands Actix’s presence into Germany and gives the company inroads into the automated wireless network optimization software markets in Europe, the...

News briefs

XM Satellite Radio quietly launched an application to bring its radio service to Windows-powered mobile phones. The largest U.S. satellite radio provider launched Pocket XM Radio, which streams commercial-free XM content directly to Windows Mobile devices. The software sells for about $20 through distributors...

Dobson to use Actix’s services

RESTON, Va.-Dobson Cellular Systems said it will use Actix's CellOpt AFP for automatic frequency planning on its GSM/GPRS and TDMA networks.The product also allows Dobson to plan and implement spectrum reallocation and to incorporate data services and other new technologies.Actix is a privately held...

Actix PTT optimization tool chosen by 3 carriers

LONDON-Network performance company Actix announced its GPRS IVS product, which the company said supports the troubleshooting and optimization of push-to-talk services. Further, the company said Nextel Communications Inc., Verizon Wireless and Sprint PCS use the company's products to optimize the performance of PTT services."Combining...

Swisscom uses Actix solutions

LONDON-Swisscom Mobile announced it will use several wireless network and service performance software solutions from Actix, including Actix' Infrastructure Verification Solution (IVS) for its GPRS networks, Actix' Rollout Verification Solution (RVS) for its UMTS network and Actix' Actix Radio Link Analysis Solution (RLAS) for...

Products

Lucent TechnologiesLucent Technologies introduced Flexent Wireless IP Core Network Architecture, which it said will help wireless carriers deliver a range of voice and data services to customers. According to Lucent, the first phase of the architecture, the Lucent Softswitch Toll/Tandem Solution, lets carriers connect...

Products

TektronixTektronix Inc. launched a new Global System for Mobile communications cell analysis product, the Cell Analyzer, which combines the key functions of the Actix Abis Analyzer with Tektronix's K1205 Signaling Protocol Analyzer. Available as an add-on software package for the K1205, the new analyzer...

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NokiaGSM phonesNokia Corp. introduced three new GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) phones operating on the 900 MHz frequency band. The Nokia 8810 has a protective slide cover and is accented with a touch of silver. It offers built-in data communications capabilities with infrared...

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