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Due to doubled data traffic demand, Telstra wanted a solution that can meet insatiable high-speed mobile broadband demand and secure a smooth network migration while re-farming spectrum.

  • Ericsson
    Ericsson provides services, software and infrastructure in mobility, broadband and the cloud that enable the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users' experience and capture new opportunities.Year founded: 1876Revenue: $26.8 billion (2014)NASDAQ: ERIC
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Product Development
  • Process Control & Optimization
    Process control and optimization (PCO) is the discipline of adjusting a process to maintain or optimize a specified set of parameters without violating process constraints. The PCO market is being driven by rising demand for energy-efficient production processes, safety and security concerns, and the development of IoT systems that can reliably predict process deviations. Fundamentally, there are three parameters that can be adjusted to affect optimal performance. - Equipment optimization: The first step is to verify that the existing equipment is being used to its fullest advantage by examining operating data to identify equipment bottlenecks. - Operating procedures: Operating procedures may vary widely from person-to-person or from shift-to-shift. Automation of the plant can help significantly. But automation will be of no help if the operators take control and run the plant in manual. - Control optimization: In a typical processing plant, such as a chemical plant or oil refinery, there are hundreds or even thousands of control loops. Each control loop is responsible for controlling one part of the process, such as maintaining a temperature, level, or flow. If the control loop is not properly designed and tuned, the process runs below its optimum. The process will be more expensive to operate, and equipment will wear out prematurely. For each control loop to run optimally, identification of sensor, valve, and tuning problems is important. It has been well documented that over 35% of control loops typically have problems. The process of continuously monitoring and optimizing the entire plant is sometimes called performance supervision.
  • Telstra Corporation is an Australian telecommunications and media company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access and pay television products and services, with more than 31,000 employees.
  • Telstra partnered with Ericsson to expand its offering, launching 4G service on its Next G network. Ericsson provided a solution includes LTE 1800 MHz Radio Network with multi-standard RBS 6000 base stations, triple access Evolved Packet Core, triple-access SGSN MME Pool and Evolved Packet Gateway on the SSR 8020 and OSS Management.

    Hardware Components
    - RBS 6000 base station
    - Evolved Packet Gateway
    - SGSN MME Pool
    - SSR 8020

    Software Components
    - LTE 1800 MHz Radio Network
    - Evolved Packet Core
    - OSS Management
  • Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)
  • Impact #1
    [Data Management - Data Processing]
    Superior network performance with capacity for growth is enabled to maintain Telstra's leading position in the future
    Impact #2
    Impact #3
  • Benefit #1
    Revenue grew by 15%.
    Benefit #2
    The solution resulted in 40% decrease in network nodes over 2 years.
    Benefit #3
    EBITDA rose by 35%.
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