Ooredoo selects P.I. Works to deploy C-SON solution to automate network

Ooredoo for enterprisesTelecom operator Ooredoo group has selected P.I. Works to deploy centralized SON (C-SON or Centralized Self Organizing Networks) solution to automate mobile network management across its global operations.

Ooredoo, a leading telecom operator with more than 150 million wireless customers in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia, will use C-SON platform uSON to enhance customers’ mobile experience across the markets and maximize efficiency of its networks through greater automation.

The project scope includes standard and advanced closed loop SON functions for 2G, 3G and 4G networks. SON will be instrumental in providing Ooredoo Group a competitive edge in its densification strategy.

P.I. Works will also provide HetNet aware optimization capabilities as well for improving the performance of both macro-cells and small-cells in the network.

“P.I. Works SON showed by far the best field results in the shortest timeframe in a recent pilot project in Jakarta, Indonesia. We have confidence in P.I. Works’ multi-vendor, multi-technology SON capabilities,” said Waleed Al Sayed, deputy group CEO of Ooredoo.

P.I. Works CEO and co-founder Başar Akpınar said: “P.I. Works’ vision is to help mobile operators realize the potential of their networks, so that they can build the hyperconnected world of tomorrow.”

P.I. Works said its mobile network planning, management and optimization solutions enable mobile network operators to lower their costs and to improve network quality and subscriber experience. P.I. Works claims that it has deployed its solutions at more than 30 mobile network operators in 28 countries.