LTE networks can have a variety of issues lying dormant or going undetected. The right LTE network monitoring solution can detect those issues that present challenges to your business.
"Close to 80% of LTE access issues are found through LTE Monitoring." Stewart Anderson, Tektronix Communications Assurance Engineer
The critical issues in LTE networks are often the hardest to detect. Issues that do not appear in normal KPIs can cause a huge impact to your revenue stream. For example, we have seen DNS query failures from customers go overlooked because the numbers were not significant enough to warrant action. Are 50,000 failures out of 10,000,000 total queries even worth looking into – it’s less than 1% failure? While KPIs might be within tolerable ranges, such failures affect the service of subscribers. This becomes exceptionally damaging when it impacts high revenue accounts.
When issues are detected, you will be confronted with the age-old issue of “burden of proof.” Who is really responsible for the problem of the day? Is it a configuration problem, an administration problem, or a software bug? Frequently, equipment manufacturers lay the burden of proof on the carrier. The right LTE network monitoring solution allows you to put the ownership of a problem exactly where it belongs.
After commercial launch, you will implement configuration changes in your LTE network in the form of software upgrades, capacity additions, and performance tuning. Such changes carry considerable risk to your LTE network and have the potential to cause large scale outages. Up-to-the-minute performance visibility could be the difference between success and failure. Are you equipped with an LTE network monitoring solution that can assess the network quickly after these changes are implemented?
“An LTE network monitoring solution uniquely capable of meeting our business and operational requirements.” Nicola Palmer, Verizon Wireless Vice President of Network
We monitor some of the world’s largest LTE networks, applying that field experience to our products and solutions. The result is a comprehensive suite of tools and services that enable you to see your LTE network from a variety of perspectives. Our LTE network monitoring solutions monitor the network from the device, into the access network, through the EPC/IMS core, through the applications and services, and right through to analysis of subscriber behaviour.
Our tool suite is multi-faceted in that it allows you to assess performance, plan for expansion, and identify anomalies.
Our troubleshooting capabilities allow you to visualize the flow of data through your network. Through automated workflows, you can drill through layers of detail and arrive at root causes quickly. When it comes to burden of proof, you get all the data you need to identify the source of an issue.
You can assess your LTE network performance, manage your capacity, and plan for future growth because we provide you with a multi-dimensional view or your subscribers and their behaviour, your individual network elements and their behaviour, coupled with a view to the relationships and traffic flow between those elements.
And we can help protect you from LTE network outages with one-minute granularity into network performance so that any lurking obstacle can be spotted and destroyed!
We do all this in scalable and affordable solution that can be tailored to meet your exact needs.
We invite you to download our LTE white paper to read more about the challenges you might face and how our solutions tackle them.
"Give us 7 weeks to conduct a free LTE network monitoring trial with you and we'll prove the value of our solution." Samir Marwaha, Tektronix Communications Senior Director of Product Line Management
Deploying and managing an LTE network is a challenge for any carrier, big or small. We’ve barely scratched the surface of the issues that you might face.
The right LTE monitoring tools can help your operations and engineering teams with the ability to manage the day to day affairs of the network and can reduce the mean time to repair open issues. The right toolset can help you plan and budget for capital expenditures to accommodate growth. The right toolset can help your marketing department with creative packaging and rate plans to accommodate and drive subscribership. Perhaps you think that LTE network monitoring tools are too expensive, or that your equipment vendor’s capabilities are suitable for your purposes. We’d like to challenge those thoughts. Our solutions can fit into your budget and provide you with the multi-vendor insight you need.
We invite you to particiapte in a free trial of our LTE network monitoring solution. We will prove the value our solution brings to your business over the course of 7 weeks!