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The case for Self-Organizing Networks

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Mobile Operators are facing unprecedented data growth in their networks resulting in financial and technical challenges. These challenges require not only new tools and techniques but new thinking to resolve.

Ex-VimpelCom CEO Nemsic to head up SON specialist

Boris Nemsic

The former CEO of VimpelCom and Telekom Austria, Boris Nemsic, has gone back to his engineering roots, reappearing this week as chairman of the board of Cellwize, a Self Organizing Networks (SON) specialist.

SingTel enhances capacity with SON and small cells

SingTel is rolling out a SON solution and small cell technology in crowded locations

Singaporean operator SingTel has enhanced its network capacity by deploying a SON solution and small cell technology. The operator is rolling out the equipment in crowded locations such as shopping malls, event and concert venues, and selected commercial and residential buildings.

Sales and marketing director, Samsung Networks Europe:“With data-centric networks increasingly in demand…high QoS for every user is imperative”

Mark Thompson, sales and marketing director for Samsung Networks Europe

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Mark Thompson, sales and marketing director for Samsung Networks Europe, winners in the Best LTE RAN Product category.

Astellia: Monetising the LTE network

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Bertrand Mizzi, Director Strategic Marketing Innovation at Astellia, talks to Telecoms.com at LTE World Summit 2013 about the technical challenges operators have to overcome when rolling out VoLTE and SON.

Trendium: Real time intelligence and analytics

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Dr Sameh Yamany, President and CEO of Trendium, talks to telecoms.com at LTE World Summit in Amsterdam about real time data analysis and intelligence with a view to monetising LTE.

SON in a multi-technology, multi-vendor world

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Ajay Khanna, CTO at network optimisation specialist Celcite, explains how the company has evolved from working on the resource needs of US operators a decade ago to one of the hottest areas in LTE network infrastructure: the Self-Optimising Network (SON).

Technology Development Group, US Cellular: “The wireless industry is one of the most innovative in the world”

Erik Neitzel, DMTS, Technology, Development Group, US Cellular

Erik Neitzel, DMTS, Technology, Development Group, US Cellular is speaking in the Spectrum Management track on Day Two of the LTE North America conference 2012, the premier networking event for the 4G LTE community, taking place on the 14-15th November 2012 in Dallas, Texas, the telecoms hub of the US. Ahead of the show, we speak with him about what US Cellular has been up to with regard to LTE and its plans for the future.

Japan’s KDDI rolls out 3G and 4G SON

KDDI launches iSON network in Japan

Japanese operator KDDI has deployed what it claims to be the “world’s first self operating 3G and 4G mobile network”. The operator chose Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) to deliver the system. The operator has deployed an intelligent Self Organising Network (iSON) solution which uses NSN’s advanced NetAct Operations Support System (OSS).

T-Mobile, Huawei, test self organising LTE network

T-Mobile, Huawei, test self organising LTE network

Austrian carrier T-Mobile and Chinese equipment vendor Huawei said Tuesday they had completed testing of what they claim is the world’s first LTE self organising network (SON).

KDDI taps Motorola, NEC for LTE rollout

KDDI taps Motorola, NEC for LTE rollout

Second placed Japanese operator KDDI has tapped Motorola and NEC to build its LTE network, with an eye to launching commercial services in late 2012.

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