IP traffic analytics for network planning
Despite the projected steady increase of network traffic, the average revenue per user is continuing to decline. Further challenges such as increasing operational costs and decreasing operational budgets make it more and more difficlut for CSPs to manage their networks cost effectively. CSPs need to maintain profitability whilst reducing capex and opex. It is very important for them to understand where the implementation of a new cell will provide the best return of invest and where it will just create more expenses by overprovisioning. Additionally, upcoming impacts on mobile networking such as 5G, the internet of things (IoT) and edge computing need to be addressed.
Analyzing radio access attributes and communication quality KPIs with R&S®INTRA empowers you to improve the quality of service (QoS), quality of experience (QoE) and overall coverage analysis. Featuring the technologically leading DPI engine R&S®PACE 2 and advanced real-time packet processing, R&S®INTRA offers high-quality real-time information about network traffic up to the application level. It reveals application trends, showing you which applications cause the highest data traffic growth, allowing you to react promptly and adequately to the requirements. Additionally, R&S®INTRA helps you to optimize peering contracts, as it is able to reveal content delivery networks and streaming services.