Blog

LTE-Advanced Xpert Analyzer

TraceSpan Launches LTE-Advanced Xpert Analyzer The new multi-layer analyzer gives mobile service providers and equipment manufacturers full visibility into their LTE access network Ra’anana, Israel – June 1, 2015 – TraceSpan Communications, a leader in broadband analysis and monitoring solutions, announced today the addition of LTE-Advanced Xpert to its established product line of multi-layer analyzers. The LTE-Advanced Xpert…
Read more

Multi-Vendor GPON Deployments – Opportunities and Challenges

The increasing use of fiber in the access network has made GPON one of the fastest growing broadband access technologies today. In many countries GPON is moving from the pilot phase to mass deployment, opening new opportunities for service providers, along with new challenges. In the early days of GPON service providers cared primarily about…
Read more

How to Identify and Isolate a Rogue ONU in a GPON Network

The term 'Rogue ONU' is used in GPON FTTH technology for an ONU or an ONT which not only fails to deliver proper service – but also degrades or totally disables the service of other customers on the same fiber network. To understand how this happens, let's recall the principles of GPON transmission. For the…
Read more

Addressing the Challenges of Virtualized OLT Testing

Addressing the Challenges of Virtualized OLT Testing Webinar delivered on April 22, 2020 Agenda Introduction to the ONF CORD project and architecture Virtual OLT Hardware Abstraction (VOLTHA) OMCI Virtualization OMCI Virtualization – Goals and Benefits Traditional OLTs and ONUs – interoperability issues How OMCI virtualization addresses them VOLTHA and OMCI Virtualization – Testing Challenges Virtualized OLT…
Read more

GPON Tracer™ Reduces Staff Exposure to Coronavirus

GPON Tracer™ Reduces Staff Exposure to Coronavirus Minimizes physical contact with customers by troubleshooting remotely Ra’anana, Israel – March 3, 2020 – TraceSpan Communications, a leader in broadband analysis and monitoring solutions, is recently receiving inputs from many of its customers about more frequent and extensive usage of their GPON Tracer 380 units, to reduce their…
Read more

Addressing the Challenges of 10G PON OLT Testing

Addressing the Challenges of 10G PON OLT Testing Webinar delivered on December 11, 2019 Agenda Testing of OLT – the traditional approach OLT testing challenges Test setup complexity, space requirements and power consumption Test coverage – functionality, interoperability with different vendors Ensuring full coverage of the OLT functionalities Identifying the required functionalities Performing load testing…
Read more

TraceSpan Releases the Multi-ONU Emulator

TraceSpan Releases the Multi-ONU Emulator Simplifies OLT testing while significantly increasing test coverage Ra’anana, Israel, October 3, 2019 – TraceSpan Communications, a leader in broadband analysis and monitoring solutions, announced today the launch of the Multi-ONU Emulator, a unique new product which introduces a revolutionary approach for testing an OLT. The Multi-ONU Emulator emulates up…
Read more