Consultix has signed a reseller agreement with UK-based Ranplan to deliver a total indoor/outdoor radio planning solution to the Middle East and Africa region. The partnership will provide the market with a comprehensive package for Small-Cell, DAS and HetNet design using Ranplan’s iBuildNet software, along with Consultix’s multi-band CW Model calibration kits and design and training services tailored specifically for the Ranplan portfolio. Consultix is covering MEA region through its hub in Cairo, Egypt and the company is represented worldwide by business partners and value added resellers
Together Ranplan and Consultix will provide the market with a comprehensive product and service model that includes hands-on training, design, optimization and porting services as well as dedicated support to get new users up to speed in the shortest time possible.
iBuildNet uses advanced 3D modelling and fast and accurate 3D ray-tracing, along with powerful data algorithms and analysis to automatically optimize the choice of Access Point (AP) location, antenna type, power and channel assignment. iBuildNet also allows users to perform cross-system design and simulation with accurate modelling of coverage, traffic steering and handover between LTE and Wi-Fi systems.
“With this partnership, Ranplan and Consultix bring together a broad solution that adds value to the whole user activity cycle and ensures that customers economically realize the ultimate indoor/outdoor wireless network design in terms of KPI conformance and OPEX optimization,“ said Ahmed Moustafa, Vice President of Business Development & Global Sales at Consultix.
“Following our success and high level of interest at GITEX earlier this year, we have continued our commitment to the Middle East market by teaming up with Consultix,” said Farouq Mustafa, VP Sales for Middle East and Africa at Ranplan. “Middle Eastern mobile operators are increasingly embracing Wi-Fi to deliver greater coverage and capacity for the enterprise and iBuildNet will enable them to plan indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi and cellular networks in co-ordination, reducing the time and cost of deployment and ensuring support for future heterogeneous technologies and standards.”
Consultix is the leading provider of ultra-compact, cost effective field test kits for indoor/outdoor radio design, DAS testing, network rollout and maintenance.
Founded in 2005, Consultix has been recognized for its CW kits for RF model calibration/tuning, its world’s lightest sweep tester for DAS and BTS installations, handheld spectrum analyzers for interference hunting, IBS/DAS design and optimization services for Wi-Fi & LTE networks. For over a decade Consultix award-winning solutions and services have been endorsed and used by all major NEMs, service companies and mobile operators across all five continents. Consultix has recently introduced the industry’s only multi-band LTE Test Transmitter for LTE design optimization.
Ranplan is an innovative UK-based wireless technology company that has developed world leading software tools for outdoor/indoor wireless network planning, design and optimization, using advanced 3D building modelling and radio propagation simulation. The company is at the forefront of research and development for radio propagation, femto/small cell and DAS design, automatic RAN optimization and the deployment of complex HetNets.