5G & Network Transformation Conference was held by Argela and Netsia in Istanbul

Netsia and Argela together organized the 5G and Network Transformation Conference in Istanbul, Turkey on 18th October 2018 with valuable contribution of Istanbul Technical University.
The conference brought together the contributors of 5G from various fields and perspectives. Speakers from non-profit and open source standardization organizations, global telecoms operators, world class educational institutions, technology giants and governmental bodies enriched the conference with their presence and talked about 5G’s development, what it will bring and how we must transform our infrastructure to completely enable 5G.

Click on the link below to access and download the conference’s presentations:

You can also watch the videos of each speech at our Youtube channel. Click on the link below to go to our channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSa9FrAGqFArRXxVB3gN9kg/featured?view_as=subscriber

Take a look at the conference agenda and don’t miss the next one!

Netsia attends MWC Americas as a Gold Sponsor to ONF, showcases Netsia MAC

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Netsia attended the Mobile World Congress Americas on September 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. More than 22,000 visitors from more than 110 countries checked out the latest developments in the industry. The newest product family Netsia MAC (Multi Access Cloud) was showcased for the first time at the ONF booth where Netsia was a Gold Sponsor.

Thanks to its’ multi access cloud architecture, Netsia MAC product family will be able to provide services to both fixed and mobile subscribers from the same edge office and infrastructure, thus lowering the capex and opex by virtualizing fixed and mobile equipment on the same edge office. Netsia’s another innovative and patented technology ProgRAN is also being used for Netsia MAC to enable an integrated network slicing on both radio and optical network. Faster, easier connectivity for the base stations of a mobile network and deployment of new services and lower delay in services are expected to increase customer satisfaction thanks to Netsia MAC.

Ethio Telecom selects Argela’s Network Performance Monitoring and Customer Experience Management systems

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Argela Technologies and Ethio Telecom, one of the biggest telecom operators in Africa, has signed an agreement to make the deployment of Argela’s Network Performance Monitoring and Customer Experience Management systems into the mobile network of Ethiopia which is the biggest in Africa in terms of number of subscribers which is over 65 million. Ethio Telecom will be able to make the detection of service issues, such as failure on voice call or data session quality, and prioritize on improvements based customer and business impact in much faster and effective way.

Argela Network Performance Monitoring system’s cutting-edge technology provides end-to-end visibility of the mobile network by capturing and correlating different protocols and real-time detection of the network problems, outages and degradations before having a negative impact on subscribers. Furthermore, identification of the network utilization for optimum network planning will be easier and more effective by using the performance statistics and trends based on KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).

Argela Customer Experience Management system will enable Ethio Telecom to provide a world class customer experience based on subscriber analytics, corporate and VIP analytics by proactive and continuous quality monitoring with real time measurement of the subscriber experience and real-time detection of the actual experience. Argela’s solution also provides device analytics capabilities for device campaigns with segmentation based on age, loyalty, value and application ranking.

Savas Tanyeri, Argela’s VP of International Business Solutions, says: “By selecting Argela among powerful competitors after a thorough tendering process, Ethio Telecom is taking one more step towards fulfilling its mission: providing world-class, modern and high quality telecom services for all citizens equitably so as to transform the multifaceted development of the country to the highest level.” Savas Tanyeri also praised Suha Akyol, Argela’s Sales Director of Africa who ran the process on-site, for his valuable contributions to this deal.

Ethio Telecom is the integrated telecommunications solutions provider of Ethiopia; offering internet, data, VAS (Value Added Services) and voice services internationally with comprehensive plans in place to meet the requirements set out by the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT) and the people of Ethiopia.

Established in 2004, Argela is an award-winning next-generation telecommunication solutions provider focusing on 5G enabling technologies. Argela’s products and solutions enable commercial, government and military telecommunications industries to do better business, improve their users’ experiences and create new opportunities. Argela collaborates with technology companies, consortia, and universities worldwide to provide integrated solutions. At home in Turkey, our Ankara and Istanbul offices provide telecom and public safety solutions for telecom operators, government and national defense and other sector companies. Beyond Turkey, Argela’s presence is prominent in Central Asia, Middle East and Africa as well as in the United States with its R&D company Netsia.

Argela has Successfully Delivered its Software Defined Networking (MİLAT) Project to SSM

On December 22, 2017, Argela successfully completed and delivered its “Development of Software Defined Network (SDN) Technologies, (MİLAT) Project” to the Turkish Under Secretariat for Defense Industries (SSM).

The MİLAT Project has been developed to provide an End-to-End Software Defined Networking (SDN) & Network Function Virtualization (NFV) based solution that can be utilized in military, public safety and commercial communication infrastructures enabling dynamic cybersecurity as well as cyber defense mechanisms. Within the project SDN Controller, Virtual SDN Switch and SDN Network Applications have been developed and integrated with an NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO) Platform. The project will reduce dependency on security-critical communication infrastructures of vendors with its security based sensitive dynamic configuration abilities.

After 2 years of hard work, Argela is proud to have completed the MİLAT Project, which has been categorized by the SSM as one of the projects delivered entirely without any shortcomings.

Argela attended the 3GPP in Lisbon where the first NSA 5G NR specs were approved

Argela was at the plenary meeting of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) in Lisbon where the first NSA 5G NR specs were approved. On behalf of Argela, Technology Director, Arda Akman provided input to the meeting, which determined the Non Stand Alone Architecture.

RAN Chair called the latest development “an Impressive achievement in a remarkably short time, with credit due particularly to the Working Groups”. The debate on Stand Alone Architecture is still ongoing however, this achievement for the advancement of 5G is considered to be ground breaking.

The 3GPP covers cellular telecommunications network technologies, including radio access, the core transport network, and service capabilities – including work on codecs, security, quality of service. 3GPP studies are conducted by member companies, in Working Groups and at the Technical Specification Group level.

Argela participated in the “Turkey’s 5G Road Map: Domestic Technologies” panel at the 34th National Informatics Assembly

On December 20, 2017, Argela attended the 34th National Informatics Assembly organized by the Informatics Association of Turkey (TBD). Argela’s Vice President of Telecom Solutions for Product Development, Mr. İsmail Bayraktar participated in the panel titled: “Turkey’s 5G Road Map: Domestic Technologies”.

During the panel, Mr. Bayraktar, spoke about Argela’s national and international accomplishments and goals under 5G and pointed out that Argela’s patents on ran-slicing, are written in the United States.

Mr. Bayraktar also talked about Argela’s national projects, Milat and ULAK. İsmail Bayraktar during the panel mentioned that Argela has worked on these projects extensively and has put in a lot of time and effort for both.

Argela attended the IEEE COMDAY4 at Gebze Technical University

On December 12th, Argela attended the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers,(IEEE) COMDAY4, which took place at Gebze University. During the event, students who are mainly majoring in engineering had the opportunity to speak and listen to professionals.

Argela’s Technology Director of Telecom Solutions, Mr. Gökhan Karakuş spoke at the event where he talked about Argela and 5G, changes in the mobile telecommunications and 5G technologies.

Netsia has integrated its Private LTE Demo Platform into Telefonica’s Global Network Lab

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Telefonica and Argela’s subsidiary in the USA, Netsia have completed the successful integration of Netsia’s Private LTE Demo Platform into Telefonica’s Global Network Labs located in Madrid.

The integration of Netsia’s programmable Software Defined Network (SDN)-based Radio Access Network framework ProgRAN into Telefonica’s Labs has proven that SDN/NFV techniques can be successfully applied to the RAN.

ProgRAN, which reproduces a Private LTE network with the ability to sub-divide the network into multiple slices at RAN level offers different performances, latencies, and radio resources to different sets of customers.

For more information please visit the link below:

https://www.telefonica.com/en/web/press-office/-/telefonica-and-netsia-complete-successful-integration-of-a-virtualized-ran-platform-in-telefonica-labs-to-demonstrate-ran-slicing

Argela Deploys NPM/CEM Solution to Digicel

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Argela has successfully deployed NPM / CEM solution to Digicel, Bermuda.  The customer acceptance was granted to Argela on October 25th. Argela and its partner Yupana are also negotiating with Digicel group to deploy the same solution to the other 30 operators of the group.

 

Digicel group is a mobile phone network provider operating in 31 markets across the Caribbean, Central America, and Oceania regions.