Türk Telekom Selects P.I. Works for uSON-powered Managed Services

Feb 23, 2016, 01:00 ET from P.I.Works

BARCELONA, Spain and ISTANBUL, February 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Turk Telekom, the largest integrated telecommunications company in Turkey, selected P.I. Works as its provider for Network optimization and planning as Managed services. As part of the agreement, P.I. Works will be using their own proprietary, centralized, Unified Self Organizing Networks solution (uSON™), that automates the network management and improvement process 24/7 to solve capacity and coverage issues in mobile networks.

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P.I. Works uSON™ -powered Managed Services will help Turk Telekom to improve subscriber experience of Turk Telekom's network services.

Turk Telekom has performed an extensive evaluation of P.I. Works SON solutions in the field. Results have shown that P.I. Works solutions have improved the radio access network quality, while decreasing the network overload. This has allowed more Turk Telekom subscribers to access the network, and also it has reduced the number of overloaded sites. As a results of this, the need for base station upgrades has been reduced.

"P.I. Works has a state of the art tool, uSON™, which helps manage and improve customer experience and capex efficiency. SON also provides operational efficiency, decreases manual configuration and human error. Today's mobile networks have to be managed real time to respond to moving traffic demand; mobile networks have to be soft, dynamic and self-organizing. uSON™ is an important enabler for to achieve this," said Dr. Coşkun Şahin, Chief Technology Officer, Turk Telekom.

"This new contract reaffirms P.I. Works' commitment to efficiently manage network resources, as well as improving network quality and subscriber experience using our category-leading uSON™ product." said Başar Akpınar, Chief Executive Officer, P.I. Works. "It also indicates the strength and capabilities of our network performance improvement products as a trusted third party solution," stated Akpınar.

P.I. Works is showcasing uSON product line at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, in Hall 1, Booth #1G20.

About Türk Telekom 

Türk Telekom, with 175 years of history, is the first integrated telecommunications company in Turkey. In 2015, Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. adopted a "customer-oriented" integrated structure in order to respond to the rapidly changing communication and technology needs of customers in the most powerful and accurate way, while maintaining the legal entities of Avea İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. and TTNET A.Ş. intact and adhering to the rules and regulations to which they are subject.

In January 2016, Türk Telekom unified its mobile, fixed voice, broadband and TV products and services under the single "Türk Telekom" brand.

As the "Quadruple Player of Turkey," Türk Telekom Group Companies offer a complete range of mobile, fixed voice, broadband and TV services. Türk Telekom Group Companies have a wide service network and product range in the fields of individual and corporate services. As of December 31, 2015, Türk Telekom has 12.9 million fixed access lines, 8 million broadband and 17.3 million mobile subscribers. Türk Telekom Group Companies provide services in all 81 cities of Turkey with more than 34,000 employees with the vision of introducing new technologies to Turkey and accelerating Turkey's transformation into an information society.

Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. owns 100% of mobile operator Avea İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş., broadband operator TTNET A.Ş., convergence technologies company Argela Yazılım ve Bilişim Teknolojileri A.Ş., IT solution provider Innova Bilişim Çözümleri A.Ş., online education software company Sebit Eğitim ve Bilgi Teknolojileri A.Ş., call center company AssisTT Rehberlik ve Müşteri Hizmetleri A.Ş., wholesale data and capacity service provider Türk Telekom International and its subsidiaries.

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