Yoigo to Deploy Agilent Technologies' assureME Solutions to Manage Network and Service Performance and Outsourced Managed Services
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Press release date: November 6, 2006
TeliaSonera Affiliate Selects Agilent's New Solutions to Ensure Quality of Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Services
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2006 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that TeliaSonera affiliate Yoigo, the Spanish wireless operator and holder of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Services (UMTS) license, will deploy solutions included in Agilent's assureME portfolio. These products will deliver key performance indicators on UMTS network, services and customer experience; report on partner implementation; ensuring the network is performing effectively and delivering a premier quality of service to subscribers.
"We are preparing to launch voice, data, roaming and international services and require quick access to information regarding the network, services, content providers and devices," said Johan Andsjo, chief executive officer at Xfera. "Agilent's assureME network and business intelligence solutions are being rapidly deployed to manage the performance of our network and delivered services. By outsourcing content services and network operations, we can speed up the rollout of our network and new services while managing total cost of ownership. Agilent's solutions maximize the quality and availability of services."
Wireless service providers are trying to cope with efficient network-expansion for new service delivery and subscriber growth, while managing technology migrations, all within the landscape of reduced operating expenditures. "Outsourcing services and network operations may be the answer as long as these services can be measured and managed to ensure excellent service quality that meets customer expectations," said Tom Walls, vice president and general manager, Assurance Solutions Division, Agilent Technologies. "The assureME solutions will help Xfera meet and exceed the expectations of their subscribers and attract profitable new customers."
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