Mobile service providers looking to cost-effectively improve the performance and profitability of their radio access network.
Problems in the RAN contribute to churn
As mobile technologies progress, more and more intelligence is moving out of the core. With smarter devices and more complex signaling, the radio access network (RAN) now plays a major part in supporting and adequately serving your subscribers.
Industry reports show the RAN is responsible for more than 70% of an operator’s poor service quality. There is a growing need to understand this domain, resolve problems and reduce the risk of widespread, debilitating churn. No matter how well the core network is performing, the RAN can cause significant problems for your subscribers, erode profits, and chip away at your brand. The introduction of VoLTE services only magnifies the problems, due to inherently higher voice quality expectations by subscribers, lower latency tolerance, and additional signaling overhead.
Accurate, cost-effective trace port collection extends visibility
Many carriers rely on equipment vendor counters and core network monitoring systems to gauge and maintain performance of the RAN. Unfortunately, counters and disjointed KPIs can misrepresent the subscriber experience, and without visibility to the actual signaling associated with handovers, resolving issues often results in a costly backlog of trouble tickets. You need accurate, cost-effective troubleshooting tools with vendor-independent trace port collection to extend your visibility.
NETSCOUT solutions deliver value and protect the subscriber experience
Featuring a simplified and actionable view for RAN analysis, optimization, RF troubleshooting and planning teams, NETSCOUT’s RAN solutions deliver the 24x7 real-time visibility needed to reduce your reliance on drive testing and improve your engineering efficiency, while protecting and profiting from an elevated subscriber experience. Our powerful geoanalytics platform helps you accurately measure performance and effectively pinpoints subscriber-affecting issues across 3G and 4G networks for mobility, data, and VoLTE services.
Talk to an expert
To learn more about how NETSCOUT can help you improve RAN performance and drive down troubleshooting costs, speak to one of our highly experienced subject matter architects. We’ve got answers to your most pressing concerns.
NETSCOUT’s RAN solutions:
Provide the 24x7 real-time visibility needed to effectively troubleshoot RAN issues
Reduce overall troubleshooting costs and the need for drive testing
Use geoanalytics to monitor RAN performance and detect subscriber issues
Products in this Solution
Iris / GeoProbe
The GeoProbe family provides comprehensive network monitoring and data collection across legacy and next-generation technologies for troubleshooting, business applications and intelligence layers.
The TrueCall® RAN geoanalytics platform provides service providers with meaningful network data to guide the introduction and manage the growth of network technologies.
- Case Studies
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Telkomsel Case Study: Professional Services
Jakarta radio network optimization.Download PDF
Reduce Drive Testing
Drive testing is expensive and timeconsuming. Depending on network loading and user activity, it can also be nonrepeatable and fail to detect your customers’ problems.Download PDF
Lower RAN Optimization Costs
By implementing TrueCall, the company made more accurate antenna modifications at a fraction of the price, resulting in better network performance.Download PDF
Accelerate RAN Troubleshooting
Using TrueCall software and training, the service provider is now able to quickly integrate and access customer data from one location.Download PDF
Avoid Unnecessary CAPEX Spend
Plan small cell and 5G networks to support capacity and growthDownload PDF
TrueCall for VoLTE
A new generation of real-time RAN geoanalytics.Download PDF
Real-time RAN data powered by GeoSoft RAN drives new technologies, improves network performance, and optimizes customer experience.Download PDF
Empower Monitoring and Troubleshooting Teams
Empower operations teams with GeoSoft RAN-enabled solutions.Download PDF
Performance management for 3G and LTE access networks.Download PDF
The Geoanalytics Advantage
Building a RAN strategy for a competitive market.Download PDF
Is Your Radio Access Network Covered?
Four critical questions to consider when evaluating access monitoring options.Download PDF
LTE Deployment Success
Will you avoid the most common pitfalls?Download PDF