PTA for stringent evaluation of quality

State of the art Automated QoS Monitoring system to be procured

To ensure stricter compliance to quality, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is planning to procure an automated quality of service (QoS) monitoring and benchmarking tool.

According to the documents provided by PTA the automated system will have the capacity to test and benchmark QoS across number of mobile operators (i.e. simultaneous and continuous measurement of at least five mobile networks), with the objective to reproduce end user experience in different mobile networks, device types and wireless technologies (i.e. 2G/3G/4G) operational in Pakistan.

The system will enable PTA to ensure stricter monitoring of quality for the entire service providers and grade them according to the quality of service being provided to the customers in indoor outdoor scenarios across all platforms. The services will automatically grade the service providers according to the quality being provided to the end users.

The system will measure all the QoS KPIs and support all the technologies including Global System for Mobile (GSM)/ Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)/ Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA)/ High Speed Download Packet Access (HSDPA)/ High Speed Upload Packet Access (HSUPA)/ High Speed Packet Access+ (HSPA+)/ Long Term Evolution (LTE)/ Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE)/ Long Term Evolution Advance (LTE-Advance) etc, in all bands/spectrum, carrier aggregation in contiguous/ non-contiguous bands/technologies and should be upgradeable to 5G.