case study

Telefonica

Global Telecom Provider Enhances Customer Experience Using Accedian Performance Assurance Solution

About

Telefónica is one of the largest private telecommunications companies in the world.

Telephony and internet products, services and solutions.

Accedian solutions

Accedian SkyLIGHT Performance Assurance Platform, Accedian Nano Smart SFP Modules, Accedian 1GbE and 10GbE Network Performance Elements

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Challenges

  • Market demand for services requiring real-time QoS visibility
  • Opportunity to expand market reach through enterprise-grade business services, data center access, wholesale Carrier Ethernet, and residential triple-play offerings

Benefits

  • Ability to use existing base stations and network elements as test endpoints
  • Open integration into existing network management systems
  • Ability to extend the life of existing 3G base stations with standards-based performance monitoring
  • Direct support from Accedian’s Professional Services team, for scaling out new cell sites
“Thanks to this partnership with Accedian, Telefónica´s customers will be able to take advantage of the improvement in end-to-end network performance assurance. We feel confident of our ability to deliver the highest possible levels of quality of experience (QoE) at all locations we serve, which is translated into transformative opportunities for our customers. We view Accedian as a key partner in this strategic project.”
Enrique Blanco, Telefónica Global CTO
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  • Acronym Guide

    327 Terms, Page 1 of 82

    2G

    Second Generation
    A cellular telecom network that uses second-generation wireless technology. Such networks digitally encrypt phone conversations, and allow data services including SMS text messages.

    3G

    Third Generation
    A cellular network that uses third-generation wireless technology based on standards that support wireless voice telephony, mobile and fixed internet access, video calls, and mobile TV. Such networks are capable of data transfer rates of at least 200 Kbps and as fast as 21 Mbps.

    3GPP

    Third Generation Partnership Project
    International collaboration among telecommunications associations, with the purpose of developing and maintaining the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) specification for 3G mobile networks.

    4G

    Fourth Generation
    A cellular network that uses fourth generation wireless technology to deliver mobile broadband internet access in addition to voice and text messaging. Two synonymous 4G systems are commercially deployed: Mobile WiMAX an Long Term Evolution (LTE). LTE is the predominant system in the U.S.

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