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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…
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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…
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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…
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PON-ID Explained

PON-ID Explained   The dramatic growth in PON deployments has exposed a new problem for telecom operators' field technicians. When the optical fiber goes through a distribution panel or a distribution cabinet, the technician must identify which fiber belongs to which optical port on the OLT to ensure that he or she is testing the…
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VoLTE – Ensuring High Performance and Quick Troubleshooting

VoLTE – Ensuring High Performance and Quick Troubleshooting   The deployment of LTE and LTE-Advanced mobile networks – also known as 4G wireless networks – is expanding rapidly. While data and video are consuming a growing portion of the network resources, voice is still the most critical service of a mobile subscriber, and one for…
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Why Physical Security Is Equally Important In IT

There is a great debate over the matter of security in terms of networking, as well as the physical protection of the assets belonging to a business. Most of today's businesses rely on their information systems; and there is plenty of danger there in the form of Internet threats to begin with. Nevertheless, some businesses…
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