New Release Offers Wi-Fi Support And Introduces New Capabilities To Help Operators Design And Optimize Wireless Networks In Areas Of High Traffic DemandPARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 07, 2012
- Mentum®, the industry’s leading wireless access and backhaul network planning and optimization company, today announced the release of Mentum Planet 5.5 with Wi-Fi support.
Mentum Planet customers already have the most advanced and accurate network planning solution on the market and with this new release, Mentum added a host of new features and functionality to help operators manage today’s complex heterogeneous networks and massive mobile data demand in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.
New features in Mentum Planet 5.5 include:
Multi-standard Wi-Fi network modeling
Multi-technology data offloading analysis (Heterogeneous networks)
3D network coverage visualization (City Designer)
Interactive mode for ACP as well as support for Wi-Fi and WiMAX
Further advancement of LTE capabilities (rel. 10 phase 1)
“Before 2020, the world’s mobile networks will carry in excess of a zettabyte of data every year. Exponential traffic growth and spectrum shortages make small cells and Wi-Fi the hottest topics in the industry as operators try to cope with the increase in mobile data demand,” commented Bernard Breton, Chief Operating & Strategy Officer at Mentum. “Mentum Planet’s fully-integrated Wi-Fi module provides operators with the opportunity to utilize Wi-Fi as a means of coping with soaring traffic demand. This module supports all Wi-Fi standards as well as multi-technology data offloading and automated cell planning and will be pivotal for wireless operators to ensure that their Wi-Fi networks are optimal from both a customer experience and an economic standpoint.”
Mentum Planet 5.5 is presently available across the globe. Visit www.mentum.com
for more information.