Ixia Webinar: Essential Steps to Successful HetNet Deployments

March 11, 2014 by Ixia Blog Team

Mobile traffic continues to grow exponentially as smartphone usage and video-based applications are on the rise. With subscribers demanding better, faster, more media-rich services, mobile operators must find cost-effective new ways to increase coverage and capacity in high-growth areas. HetNets use “small cells” and carrier Wi-Fi to supplement high-cost base stations and achieve a powerful mix of practical and economic advantages.

With HetNets, thousands of intelligent devices may be deployed on lampposts, at public venues, in buildings, and other new locations. Small Cells, Big Challenge gives operators a unique resource for understanding and conquering HetNet deployment issues—scalability, interference, mobility, security—to deliver a high-quality customer experience.

HetNets represent a major paradigm shift in mobile network designs, and set the stage to add network capacity and enhance performance. But HetNet technology is far from proven, and is filled with challenges. With significant revenue and brand reputations at stake, operators need to get it right the first time.

Join leaders at ThinkSmallCell and Ixia for our webinar “HetNets Up-Close: Essential Steps to Successful Deployments,” on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 11am PDT/2pm EDT, to gain critical insight and understanding of:

  • The market dynamics driving the need for HetNets
  • Status of global HetNet deployments and the challenges
  • The pitfalls of poor device selection and network design
  • Essential steps and best practices for validating new technology and network designs

Bonus: All webinar attendees will be able to download Ixia’s new eBook, Small Cells, Big Challenge: A Definitive Guide to Designing and Deploying HetNets. This new book from Ixia wireless experts outlines a step-by-step approach to validating performance and ensuring successful HetNet deployments.

Additional Resources:

eBook: Small Cells, Big Challenge: The Definitive Guide to Designing and Deploying HetNets