BROWSING: QoE

Here’s why QUIC is still worrying mobile operators (Reader Forum)

Google’s QUIC made its debut a few years ago and it quickly became a headache for operators. Why? QUIC is an encryption-based protocol and many types of traffic become invisible. Operators struggled to deliver content and manage subscriber Quality of Experience (QoE). Fast forward to...

Rohde & Schwarz Poster: Mobile Network Benchmarking and Optimization

The ability to compare the end user’s QoE perception of applications and services and the overall network performance on a national but also international scale is the key metric for professional benchmarking and optimization. This poster guides you through the complete benchmarking and optimization...

Rohde & Schwarz White Paper: The single score for network quality of experience (QoE)

Download this white paper to learn how the NPS integrates voice and data KPIs to calculate an overall network score and deliver improvement recommendations. The white paper also describes how Rohde & Schwarz (MNT) products implement the network performance score versions 1.1 and 1.2. In...

The 2021 In-Building Wireless Report

Wireless connectivity has never been as crucial to as many people as it is today. In a new world shaped by social distancing, wireless capabilities have transcended convenience and become the primary fabric of human interaction. As recently as 2016, ABI Research reported that more...

Infovista Webinar: How Mobile Operators can determine their next steps after lockdown

The pandemic has put data-driven decision making under the microscope—everyone, everywhere is questioning data and the decisions being made based on it today. For mobile operators, it has always been a challenge to process your data into meaningful information that guides your next course...

Rohde & Schwarz E-Guide: Test solution guide for targeted, QoE centric network improvements

Do you want to find out how to increase targeted network quality and improve the network performance? This e-Guide is a comprehensive test solution guide that consist of different applications and use cases along the entire value chain – from data collection to automatic insights...

Is 5G the telecom silver bullet? (Reader Forum)

The race to roll out 5G technology is well underway. But 5G represents far more than the previous major transition, where, from 3G to 4G, we simply enjoyed faster speeds and greater coverage. 5G will power multiple use cases, many of them new and...

Rohde & Schwarz White Paper: Network Performance Score – The single score for network Quality of Experience (QoE)

Many different and fragmented proprietary scores have swept the market over the years and the methods of scoring are not transparent. Therefore, ETSI STQ group have came about and harmonize the process, they then released the technical report TR 103559 which defines best practices...

Allot: Adding capacity isn’t a cure-all for QoE

CSPs worry about impacts of IoT, 5G on network congestion 5G promises to offer such enormous bandwidth that it will be able to handle the traffic from massive internet of things deployments, demands from augmented/virtual reality applications and consumers taking advantage of enhanced mobile broadband...

Assuring video QoE: Meeting the challenge in evolving networks

  Wired and wireless operators are juggling an unprecedented number of simultaneous transitions in their networks: from purpose-built hardware to virtualized network functions and software-defined networks; from highly manual processes to DevOps and automation, and ever-faster speeds across the network as a whole. Cable companies...

Unifying network performance and application monitoring puts an end to ‘mean time to innocence’ (Reality Check)

Network architectures are becoming more complex and decentralized. Applications are becoming more advanced, data-heavy, and compute-intensive. Both trends will continue as communications service providers (CSPs) upgrade their 4G networks first, and then begin the migration to 5G. While doing so, service providers are transforming their...

Should operators roll the dice with cloud gaming (Reader Forum)

The gaming industry is on a winning streak. Last year, video games were worth around $165 billion, and by 2022 are set to reach $235 billion. Online gaming in particular packs a punch, with Statista forecasting there to be over 730 million online gamers...

Why it is time to tackle RAN congestion with machine learning (Reader Forum)

MWC 2019 was peppered with artificial intelligence (AI) robots and references to machine learning (ML) across the various halls. For a show aimed at mobile operators, very few of those applications of AI and ML actually impact the network. The Radio Access Network (RAN),...

Keysight webinar: 5G NR Drive Test – ensure quality, coverage and time-to-revenue of first 5G networks

5G New Radio (NR) introduces many changes compared to the existing LTE air interface, impacting field testing, assessment of QoE and radio network performance. This webinar highlights 5G NR field measurement, drive test, benchmarking and data post processing technologies and reviews practical examples and...

Delivering service assurance across a complex hybrid network

  As service providers transform their networks from traditional, physical infrastructure to a more dynamic, virtual one, they face new challenges in delivering high service quality across an increasingly complex hybrid network. Service assurance tools and processes have always been instrumental in helping achieve service excellence,...

3 ways network operators can capture 5G success (Reality Check)

Smartphone usage. Voluminous streaming data. Multiple mobile devices tethered together. All of these activities are expected to have much smoother connections once 5G is rolled out. Because it’s touted as the answer to latency or slow speeds, network operators are anxious to get started...

Achieving QoS and QoE in a SD-WAN environment (Reader Forum)

It’s well accepted that quality of service (QoS) is essential in a network environment, allowing network managers to “provide different priority to different applications, users, or data flows, or to guarantee a certain level of performance to a data flow,” according to the Wikipedia...

Keysight Webinar: 5G NR Field Measurements with Keysight’s Nemo solutions – ensure quality, coverage and time-to-revenue of first 5G networks

5G New Radio (NR) introduces many changes compared to the existing LTE air interface, impacting the field testing and assessment of QoE and radio network performance. This webinar highlights the 5G NR key technological concepts and explains their impact on field testing. This webinar will...

The future of mobile networks — but not as we know them (Reader Forum)

  The world’s first, entirely cashier-less store in Seattle opened recently. AmazonGo uses “intelligent” cameras and a powerful set of algorithms to “think”. It is a grocery outfit, but not as we know it. Shoppers simply scan their phones on the way in, grab what...

Service assurance, test and measurement for gigabit LTE

The rapid adoption of gigabit LTE on the path to 5G is one of several mega-trends shaping the way carriers plan, deploy, monitor and manage networks. The telecom industry is undergoing major transitions including the move from physical to hybrid to virtual networks built...

What can gigabit LTE do for me?

Understanding the end user quality of experience created by gigabit LTE Built on technologies 4x4 MIMO, 256 QAM and multi-channel carrier aggregation including of unlicensed spectrum bands, 41 operators in 24 countries are in varying phases of testing and deploying gigabit LTE networks. In a...

2017 Predictions: The year telecom regulators take aim at QoE and IoT insecurity grabs hold

QoE regulations, IoT security challenges and the expansion of zero-rated data services set for 2017. Editor’s Note: With 2017 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from across the mobile telecommunications space on what they expect to see in the...

Rohde & Schwarz Webinar: Essentials for Accurate Video Quality Measurements in Mobile Networks

Video is the dominant service that consumes the majority of bandwidth in today's mobile networks. Performance of video, from a Quality of Experience perspective, is a fundamental concern for Network Operators. The key challenge is how the user's perceived video quality can be measured...

Reader Forum: Getting up to speed on new network metrics

Network metrics are seen as increasingly important for mobile carriers as they compete on QoE instead of coverage What’s the biggest concern for mobile subscribers today? The answer used to be coverage. But after the major carriers got a firm grasp on this several years...

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