Costa Rican Regulator to Monitor Networks Performance
Published on: 11th Dec 2012
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By: Ian Mansfield
Costa Rica's telecoms regulator Sutel has selected Aircom's Asset tool to analyse and benchmark the performance of the country's mobile network infrastructure.
In order to meet its aim of deploying mobile services to 95.42 per cent of the country within five years, Sutel will use Asset to monitor the network performance of Costa Rica's operators. By using common set of benchmarks, Asset will help ensure a fair and equal comparison across all independent networks. The measurements will then be used to inform policy decisions and ensure operators are meeting agreed quality standards.
Asset will enable Sutel to identify and evaluate areas of poor network coverage, weak signal strength and high interference.
"Our mobile industry, while young, is growing fast," says Mr. Glenn Fallas, Services Quality Director at Sutel. "This year, mobile penetration in Costa Rica reached 100 per cent, up from under 50 per cent in 2008. Aircom's Asset tool will allow us to continually monitor the progress being made in ensuring that reliable telecoms services are available to everyone in the country."