To ensure that mobile apps run smoothly on smartphones, that ideal network coverage is provided and thus the optimum subscriber experience is delivered, comprehensive testing of wireless networks and devices is necessary. Rohde & Schwarz is the only T&M equipment vendor to provide testing solutions for planning, installation, optimization and operation of wireless communications networks from a single source.
At the LTE World Summit 2013 in Amsterdam, Rohde & Schwarz and its subsidiaries SwissQual and ipoque will be exhibiting test solutions for all phases of the network lifecycle. First, Rohde & Schwarz RF and protocol test systems assist network operators in choosing the right infrastructure and user equipment and ensure the equipment conforms to wireless standards.
Next, network operators use Rohde & Schwarz test solutions to deploy their wireless networks effectively and to optimize them for efficiency and subscriber experience. Handheld test instruments are used for on-site base station installation and interference hunting. Benchmarking solutions from SwissQual provide essential comparative data on network performance.
Finally, deep packet inspection from ipoque delivers in-depth knowledge of subscribers’ behavior. It gives insight into the data traffic generated by apps and mobile services, enabling operators to control, monetize and optimize the traffic.
Roland Steffen, Executive Vice President and Head of the Test and Measurement Division commented: "Together with our subsidiaries SwissQual and ipoque, we offer an integrated set of test solutions for the entire network lifecycle, a unique approach that isn’t available anywhere else on the market. This integrated approach not only brings efficiency to our customers, it also helps them reconcile the demands of subscribers with their financial objectives in a demanding business environment."
Rohde & Schwarz, SwissQual and ipoque will be exhibiting their shared portfolio of test and measurement equipment on June 25 and 26, 2013 at the LTE World Summit in Amsterdam RAI (booth 19, hall 10).
About Rohde & Schwarz
Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics. It is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, radiomonitoring and radiolocation as well as secure communications. Established almost 80 years ago,Rohde & Schwarz has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries. It has approx. 8700 employees and achieved a net revenue of € 1.8B (USD 2.3 billion) in fiscal year 2011/2012 (July 2011 to June 2012). Company headquarters are in Munich, Germany.
ipoque – A Rohde & Schwarz Company – provides network intelligence and policy control solutions helping fixed and mobile broadband operators to better understand traffic patterns, monetize new data services and improve the quality of experience for their subscribers. Our application classification and analysis engine enables bandwidth and congestion control, prioritized quality of service delivery and detailed network visibility. Over 200 broadband operator customers in more than 60 countries across the globe rely on ipoque's policy control solution to limit equipment and operating expenditures, increase profitability and maximize subscriber satisfaction. In addition, many network equipment providers use ipoque's deep packet inspection technology in their network security, WAN optimization and network management products to analyze data traffic of hundreds of millions of Internet users. For more information, visit http://www.ipoque.com.
About SwissQual AG
SwissQual – A Rohde & Schwarz Company – is one of the largest independent suppliers of specialist equipment for wireless network service quality benchmarking and RF optimization, and is widely recognized as an expert contributor in the field of perceptual speech and video quality assessment. Founded in 2000 and based in Zuchwil, Switzerland, SwissQual was acquired by Rohde & Schwarz in July 2012, and today serves more than 200 customers - including AT&T, Orange, Vodafone and Telefónica - in over 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.swissqual.com.
SOURCE: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG