Leatherhead, 19 January, 2012: Oxford Brookes University has licenced ASSET 7.0 from AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation solutions provider. The university will use the market leading network planning tool to educate students taking its specialist telecommunications postgraduate degree courses.
ASSET helps mobile operators around the world design, plan and optimise multi-technology radio networks. Its advanced network design capabilities automate time consuming tasks such as site configuration, traffic planning, network analysis, network dimensioning and parameter planning.
By using ASSET, students leaving Oxford Brookes University with an MSc in Mobile and High Speed Telecommunication Networks will have up-to-date knowledge and hands-on experience of how optimal radio frequency (RF) planning is achieved – including planning for the capacity, speed and efficiency improvements that will be required for LTE networks.
Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and offers a range of courses in telecommunications, giving students an in-depth knowledge of modern high-speed telecommunication systems.
“It is vital our students understand the impact that effective network planning has on network performance and profitability, especially with the imminent arrival of LTE,” says Dr Nigel Crook, Head of the Department of Computing and Communication Technologies, Oxford Brookes University. “By using ASSET, our aspiring engineers will learn innovative techniques to effectively manage the increasing levels of voice and data traffic operators are experiencing.”
“We’re delighted to be able to provide ASSET to Oxford Brookes University,” says Alwyn Welch, CEO, AIRCOM International. “Integrating the importance of network planning into degree courses highlights the significant role products like ASSET will play in delivering profitable networks today and in the future.”
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Steve Bowker, CTO at AIRCOM International, will be presenting a webinar entitled ‘Addressing the challenges the migration to LTE’ on Wednesday 1st February 2012 at 11am UK GMT.
Operators around the world are facing tremendous challenges on data growth, operational efficiency and customer experience. LTE addresses these pain points in different ways – however getting the most out of your LTE network, meeting subscriber demands and developing new revenue growth plans are key drivers in the uptake of LTE as a technology. There has never been a more critical time to look at network evolution and get the most of your current assets while preparing a transition plan to LTE. AIRCOM International presents the lessons learned so far in first LTE roll outs, key steps to guarantee a cost effective and smooth plan to LTE, and how LTE will reshape the way networks operate.
Key points to be addressed during this webinar include:
Lessons learned from first LTE deployments
How to ensure a successful migration to LTE for operators, network strategy, spectrum management and support systems
LTE Advanced and the future of mobile broadband, getting the foundations now
For more information please visit: http://webinars.telecoms.com/webinar/migration-to-lte-11am/
ASSET provides a one stop shop for designing networks, that is, for planning and optimising multi-technology radio networks. Its advanced network design capabilities can save both time and money during network deployment by automating time consuming tasks such as site configuration, traffic planning, network analysis, network dimensioning and parameter planning.
ASSET includes optional productivity packs to accommodate a multitude of requirements and provide for significantly increased network engineering efficiencies. These packs can be added as and when needed, to ensure ASSET can deliver a custom solution, ready to cope with continually changing requirements of the network design team.
AIRCOM is an independent provider of network management tools and services. Our I-VIEW framework allows mobile network operators to rapidly, efficiently and seamlessly plan, manage, configure and optimise their networks. I-VIEW enables operators to regain visibility and control of their entire network, enabling radical shifts in business dynamics to become more efficient, more agile and more profitable.
The market leader in the provision and deployment of network engineering tools, AIRCOM products are in use across 135+ countries by over half the world’s mobile operators. Every day, the 20 top global operators depend upon AIRCOM’s tools and consultants to improve network coverage, and quality for more than 1.1 billion subscribers worldwide. Established for 15 years, we have built our reputation on creating and releasing additional value from within cellular networks.
Headquartered in the UK with offices in 14 countries, we provide global and regional viewpoints and resource, as well as ensuring that our operator customers benefit from our global knowledge. By looking ahead of the market and sharing intelligence, we develop the skills and tools that network operators need to remain competitive, whatever the economic climate.
With over four million hours working on 3G and 4G networks, our expertise translates into direct and measurable cost savings for mobile operators. From initial consultancy through project implementation, using our staff, training yours, or sourcing expertise for you to take in-house, we are dedicated to maximising the performance of your network, and therefore your business.
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