Getting Ready to Deploy: How Vertix Consulting Helped a Top 4 US Wireless Carrier Define and Implement Processes, Tools, and Scopes of Services for a Major 4G/LTE Rollout

Challenge: A major US wireless carrier needed to quickly define and prepare for how it would deploy 2.5 MHz LTE spectrum on its existing LTE network, including the replacement of legacy LTE technology that needed to be removed from the network to meet federal regulations. This large scale network deployment presented a set of unique challenges as the carrier would need to follow a new deployment model in order to meet a very aggressive POP count target deadline, while minimizing service disruption for legacy technology replacements. To complicate things further, as a result of the acquisition of a small wireless carrier, the company had just gone through a major restructuring, where processes, systems, tools, roles and responsibilities were unclear to the acquiring major carrier. (Read More)