London, UK - Astellia, leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence for mobile operators, confirmed today that it has been selected by Orange Moldova to support their 4G mobile network quality enhancements starting at the early field trials throughout the current commercial deployment.
Orange Moldova is considered as a pioneer in 4G within the Orange Group and is providing LTE coverage to more than 1 million people. Astellia's solution offers customer & network analytics and KPI trend analysis capabilities, allowing Orange Moldova to understand interactions between 4G mobile devices, data services and network elements. Optimization teams can hereby proactively address issues and perform fast QoE troubleshooting to drive a better subscriber experience.
Furthermore, Astellia brings unique end-to-end KPIs to manage the challenges of CS Fallback. This allows Orange Moldova to ensure a seamless handover of voice which is key to a positive customer experience.
"Moldova is amongst the countries having the most advanced telecommunications services in the world. We are proud to say that Orange customers are enjoying today high quality wireless Internet access at speeds of up to 100Mbps. Working with Astellia enables us to deliver our subscribers unsurpassed 4G performance, best in class services and enhanced customer experience", comments Dumitru RUSSU, Network Performance Team Leader at Orange Moldova.
"This contract reinforces our long-standing partnership started in 2005. We are honoured to be recognized by Orange Moldova as a strategic partner to help them deliver reliable 4G connections, smooth interoperability with their legacy networks and ultra-fast mobile broadband services", said Sebastien SCHULTZ, Managing Director Europe at Astellia.
Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with sales of 43.5 billion euros in 2012 and has 170,000 employees worldwide at 31 March 2013, including 104,000 employees in France. Present in 32 countries, the Group has a total customer base of close to 230 million customers at 31 March 2013, including 172 million mobile customers and 15 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
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About Astellia - www.astellia.com
Astellia is a leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence enabling mobile operators to drive business performance. Astellia's vendor-independent real-time monitoring and troubleshooting solution covers end-to-end 2G, 3G and 4G from radio access to core network.
Astellia's scalable products and expert services address the needs of operators' full value chain. Astellia has close partnerships with more than 200 telecom operators globally. Headquartered in France, Astellia has worldwide presence with offices in New York, Reston, Rio de Janeiro, Prague, Saint Petersburg, Pretoria, Beirut, Singapore and New Delhi.
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