Spirent Tests Wi-Fi Network Performance with O2 UK

18 August 2017
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Spirent Tests Wi-Fi Network Performance with O2 UK Image Credit: Spirent

Spirent, a leading test equipment vendor announced its Landslide E10 network test platform has been used with O2 UK to validate the Wi-Fi network performance and capacity in London recently.

The testing which took place at the Coca-Cola London Eye, was to ensure the WiFi infrastructure at the venue could provide an excellent experience for users of the new app, before the launch of a new smartphone application last month.

Wi-Fi networks have grown in recent years to help deliver more smartphone app traffic, including both voice and real-time video. So providers like O2 must ensure that networks can provide good user experience, whether at a visitor attraction, a sports arena, a hotel, or across a city like London, said Spirent.

Spirent Landslide enables Wi-Fi providers to test their network performance and capacity by emulating users with a range of different devices, and the network traffic that they might generate.

Spirent claims that Landslide E10 has been used with a number of different operators to proactively test the network from the end customer’s perspective, to assure the quality of experience for all customers. 

Robert Franks, Digital Director, O2
Digital communications have become a vital service, and customers want seamless connectivity no matter where they are. With increased user demand, there is also greater demand on network infrastructure.

David Stehlin, GM of Lifecycle Service Assurance, Spirent 
Wi-Fi has become an integral part of the experience in stadiums and public venues. Ensuring the application performance is critical to brand value for sports teams, advertisers and venues.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

For tips and feedback, email Ray at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com, or reach him on LinkedIn @raysharma10, Facebook @1RaySharma

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