Unitel Angola adopts a complete E2E monitoring approach with Astellia


Pretoria, South Africa, March 5th 2013 – Astellia, a leading provider of probe-based monitoring solutions for the optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, announced the signature of a major contract with Unitel, Angola’s biggest cell phone operator. Astellia will provide Unitel with a complete E2E picture – from RAN to Core network – of their 2G, 3G and 4G traffic.

Astellia’s solution is used for service troubleshooting and performance monitoring. By using data coming from Astellia’s Neptune probes, technical teams can quickly identify and diagnose network issues and better target network optimization activities. Furthermore, through network and customer analytics, consumption of network resources is followed up in real-time allowing a better understanding of their behavior.

“Astellia’s track record and global experience in passive network monitoring will help us gain more visibility and control of what is happening on our network. Hereby, we can increase problem resolution efficiency and increase our knowledge of our subscribers’ usage. ” comments Amílcar F. Safeca, Deputy CEO at Unitel Angola.

“We are excited to help Unitel in ensuring their network performance is at its best. By providing a 360° visibility into customers’ usage behavior, the network – both core and RAN, and the handset Unitel can proactively resolve issues to deliver enhanced subscriber experience and generate incremental revenue.” said Jean-Philippe Larvol, Astellia’s Managing Director for Africa.

About Unitel –

Unitel is the largest telecommunications company and the leading mobile operator in Angola. With 9 million customers and coverage in all provinces in the country since 2002, Unitel, revolutionized the telecommunications market through quality and innovation of services which introduced, roaming and access to data on broadband (HSPA+).

About Astellia –

Astellia is a global leader providing E2E mobile network monitoring and optimization solutions, presenting telecom operators with a clear, independent insight into their network performance and a near real-time visibility of the QoE of their subscribers. Astellia’s probe-based monitoring solution covers 2G, 3G and 4G technologies from radio access to the core network. Astellia delivers real business value by providing intelligence through a powerful product and expert service portfolio. Astellia partners with more than 180 worldwide telecom operators. Headquartered in France, Astellia has offices in Paris, New York, Reston, Singapore, Beirut, Rio de Janeiro, Prague, Saint Petersburg, Pretoria and New Delhi.

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