Amdocs introduced its Self-Optimizing Networks (SON) solution for automated optimization of radio access networks (RANs).
Amdocs SON, which is currently being deployed by TIM Brasil and three other operators in Latin America, is designed to help service provider deliver better network performance, data traffic improvements, improved capacity and near-real-time performance, especially during major sporting and cultural events.
Key attributes of Amdocs SON:
- Vendor-agnostic, with multi-technology support - delivers maximum impact regardless of network equipment provider or technology.
- Customer experience/value-driven - integrates market-leading business support systems (BSS) with SON to target optimization more effectively by subscriber location and value.
- Able to support 2G and 3G services as well as LTE -maximizes the value of existing network assets
The company claims its optimization results in 10% faster mobile broadband, 10% increase in utilization and 20% fewer dropped calls. Amdocs provides integration services to tie its SON into existing equipment, operational/business support systems and processes.
"Amdocs SON, the flagship offering of our new Amdocs Network Solutions business, reflects our expanded focus on the network software domain," said Rebecca Prudhomme, vice president of product and solutions marketing at Amdocs.