Telstra Selects Tektronix for Wireless Network Monitoring
Tektronix' Unified Assurance™ Implemented in Telstra's high-speed wireless broadband network
PRNewswire
RICHARDSON, Texas

Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of communications network management and diagnostics test solutions, has announced that Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra), Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company, will deploy Tektronix' market-leading Unified Assurance™ (UA) network management suite throughout its high-speed wireless broadband network.

Telstra, which currently uses the GeoProbe® network assurance solution from Tektronix' UA suite to monitor and troubleshoot its 2G/3G, VoIP and fixed networks, will now implement GeoProbe across its high-speed wireless broadband network. Tektronix' GeoProbe will provide Telstra with reliable monitoring of its wireless networks and services, resulting in the managed delivery of the Telstra Next G™ network, which provides coverage for more than 2 million square kilometers or 99 percent of the Australian population.

The implementation of Tektronix' Unified Assurance suite of applications will enable Telstra to consolidate its existing network management solutions and achieve a single unified approach. Unified Assurance will provide unified dashboard views, reporting across both wireless voice and data, and improved end-to-end management of services, while reducing operating costs.

"GeoProbe will enable Telstra to continue to deliver high quality services to its customers," said Doug Dickerson, Vice President and General Manager, Communications Products, Tektronix Communications. "Based on Unified Assurance's proven platform and architecture for next generation networks, we are confident in our ability to support Telstra's Next G™ network."

About Telstra

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company, with one of the best known brands in the country. Telstra offers a full range of services and competes in all telecommunications markets throughout Australia, providing 9.6 million Australian fixed line and more than 9.3 million mobile services. For more information, please visit http://www.telstra.com/.

About Tektronix' Unified Assurance Portfolio

Tektronix' industry-leading Unified Assurance (UA) network management suite provides integrated, end-to-end performance monitoring solutions for customer, service and network assurance. UA supports a full range of monitoring capabilities across next generation mobile and IP networks, including active test solutions that provide active troubleshooting, provisioning and automated service quality monitoring. The Tektronix solutions quickly identify, localize and quantify service and network issues, giving customers an integrated, end-to-end next generation network.

GeoProbe provides network engineers with the information needed to solve network and service problems across technologies, applications and element vendors. APM enables engineers to manage network services by associating network events into functional groups for more focused and effective troubleshooting. More information can be found at: http://www.tek.com/geoprobe.

About Tektronix Communications

Tektronix Communications provides network operators and equipment manufacturers around the world an unparalleled suite of network diagnostics and management solutions for fixed, mobile, IP and converged multi-service networks. This comprehensive set of solutions support a range of architectures and applications such as LTE, fixed mobile convergence, IMS, broadband wireless access, WiMAX, VoIP and triple play, including IPTV. Headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Tektronix Communications has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Learn more about the company's test, measurement and network monitoring solutions by visiting http://www.tek.com/communications.

Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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CONTACT: Alisha Goff of Tektronix Communications, +1-469-330-4405,
alisha.goff@tek.com


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