14 July 2015
SK Telecom has signed a deal with Accedian for the deployment of its performance monitoring solution across the South Korean operator’s mobile network.
Accedian’s solution collects network performance
indicators from SK Telecom’s network
infrastructure in real-time, and the operator said that the
deployment reiterates its commitment to optimising performance
as it moves towards SDN-controlled networking and 5G.
Telecom, best-possible quality of customer service and
experience is at the heart of our reputation and our business,"
said Choi Seung-won, SVO and head of network solution office at
with Accedian helps us to ensure the highest levels of QoS and
QoE which is particularly important as we continue to extend
our network towards 5G, and to expand coverage with small
cells, making the need for 24/7, end-to-end network visibility
is designed to help SK Telecom improve network performance by
ensuring service performance standards with KPIs, detecting
traffic bursts, locating bottlenecks and correcting network
is a premier example of a mobile service provider pushing
network performance and technology to the limit," said Patrick
Ostiguy, founder, president and CEO at Accedian.
early adopters and innovators, and their efforts result in the
extremely high levels of service and experience quality their
customers have come to expect."
deployed the performance monitoring tool in 12,000 locations
across South Korea’s six largest cities and plans
are in place to extend this across the nation.
SK Telecom and Nokia claimed to have successfully verified the performance of what they said was
the key enabling technology for 5G.