Cambridge UK, November 2018: Ranplan Wireless has today announced a new partnership with Marubun to distribute the recently launched Ranplan Professional 5.2, the combined in-building and outdoor network planning tool for dense urban environments. The partnership will enable Japanese industry to plan and deploy 5G New Radio (NR) networks that can cope with the expected demand for data consumption and capacity.
“We are excited at partnering with Marubun who will be distributing our software into the Japanese marketplace. The partnership will enable us to support Japanese industry in planning and designing 5G networks that meet the expected rise in data consumption and capacity,” said Alastair Williamson, CEO at Ranplan. “In dense urban cities like Tokyo, significant capacity will be required to cope with predicted growth especially at peak times which may affect user experience.”
Japan is poised to become one of the first countries to leverage the next generation of wireless networks and roll out 5G. With the 2020 summer Olympics not far away, operators and equipment manufacturers need a tool to plan for increased data consumption and capacity requirements in dense urban environments such as Tokyo.
“Marubun is delighted to add Ranplan Professional 5G network planning tools to its portfolio of bespoke solutions. The transformation to 5G will bring many benefits to Japan’s economy over the following years and by deploying a tool such as Ranplan Professional to plan and design indoor and outdoor networks in coordination in highly dense areas will ensure users get better connectivity and quality of service,” said Masafumi Watanabe, Information & Communication Team at Marubun.
MARUBUN CORPORATION, founded in 1844, is a trading company providing, domestically and internationally, the cutting-edge electronics products such as semiconductors and electronic application equipment. The Company is also engaged in the provision of maintenance and technical services for electronic appliances. Since establishment, MARUBUN has focused on the industry and R&D field based on electronics technology, providing the best products, information and service leading to our competitive advantage and improvement of customer satisfaction.
About Ranplan Wireless
Ranplan Wireless is an innovative wireless technology company that has developed the World’s only solution that can plan, design and optimise inbuilding and outdoor wireless networks in coordination. Our solutions enable us to help an ecosystem of companies deploy the next generation of wireless networks for a range of applications in urban environments, supporting multiple technologies such as 4G LTE, 5G, Wifi and IoT, providing end users with an unmatched quality of experience.
Ranplan Wireless is a subsidiary of Ranplan Group AB (Nasdaq First North: RPLAN) whose head office is in Stockholm, Sweden. The group operates out of offices in the UK, US and China.