TEOCO signs framework agreement to supply spectrum refarming and frequency planning services to Telefonica’s operator businesses worldwide

FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 2 March 2017 – TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and OEMs worldwide, has been selected by Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies in the world, to be the main provider of spectrum refarming and frequency planning services for all of its operator businesses around the world.  Telefonica has a global presence in 21 countries and serves a total of 322 million customers/349 million accesses.

The agreement between Telefonica and TEOCO covers the full range of refarming services; from specific performance parameters, multi-vendor compatibility and delivery requirements including frequency retuning.  Telefonica’s selection of TEOCO comes at a time when operators worldwide are migrating their legacy networks and rolling out new ones, and facing multi-vendor compatibility and scalability challenges. TEOCO’s FORTE optimization solution and TEOCO’s multivendor expertise across Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia and ZTE were important in Telefonica’s choice of TEOCO.

“Our experience working with TEOCO and using its optimization solutions has always been positive,” said José Manuel Alvarez Díaz, Engineering and Optimization Manager at Telefonica’s Global CTO Unit. “TEOCO’s solutions offer the ideal blend of tools, expertize and scalability that meet Telefonica’s objectives for the delivery of an end-to-end solution ensuring minimum impact on network performance and user experience.”

Spectrum is the biggest investment for our customers, refarming and other leading edge solutions from TEOCO enable our customers to improve performance, capacity and introduce new services on their networks without having to make big investments” said Aloke Paskar, Executive Vice President of RAN Solutions at TEOCO. “TEOCO provides refarming services to some of the world’s biggest operator groups. We’re proud to help our customers, manage their operating and capital costs while improving their Network QoS and subscriber retention and satisfaction”