T-Mobile Austria tasks Comarch with improving network visibility and management

T-Mobile Austria selected telecoms IT specialist Comarch to upgrade its network management systems as it seeks to pave the way for next generation networks by improving the visibility of its infrastructure performance.

Comarch announced that Austria's second largest mobile operator is gearing up to deploy its network inventory and auto discovery and reconciliation products. The IT specialist is also tasked with implementing and integrating the products, as T-Mobile Austria seeks to enhance its network planning, assurance, and fulfilment processes.

Athanasios Avgeridis, SVP of operations technology at T-Mobile Austria, said accuracy of inventory data is a key element in providing high-levels of network management capabilities. Comarch's tools will "help us see the complete view of our network in a single place," and also enable the operator to "optimise network investment plans, improve our reporting, resolve any network issues faster and in the end -- improve our customer experience."

The contract builds on a decade-long partnership between T-Mobile Group and Comarch, the IT company noted in a statement. The pair have previously collaborated on BSS and OSS projects for various T-Mobile operating companies throughout Europe, it added.

Comarch explained its network inventory product is a light-touch, web-based, user interface that will provide T-Mobile Austria with a comprehensive overview of its network, and so improve the efficiency of its network management. The product will form the core of T-Mobile's network management domain, as the operator seeks to ultimately improve customer experience.

The product can be used to manage RAN, transmission, core, fixed network domains and IT infrastructure, and is compatible with equipment from multiple vendors, Comarch product information reveals.

The IT company's auto discovery and reconciliation product is also set up to work in multi-vendor and multi-domain networks. Comarch said the product will automatically identify discrepancies between the data in T-Mobile Austria's network inventory and the real-world performance of the network.

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