LG U+ Upgrades Oracle Communications Solution to Efficiently Manage Network Resources Across Nationwide LTE and Fixed Networks

Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:00am EST

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  BARCELONA, SPAIN, Feb 25 (Marketwire) -- 

    News Facts

--  LG U+ (www.lguplus.com), a leading communications service provider in
    South Korea, has successfully upgraded its Oracle Communications
    Network Resource Management solution with Oracle Communications
    Unified Inventory Management 7.1.2 and Oracle Communications Network
    Integrity 7.1.
--  LG U+ expanded the scope of the Oracle Communications Network Resource
    Management solution to manage, in a convergent and integrated fashion,
    LG U+'s fixed and mobile network. The solution enables LG U+ to
    efficiently manage the access and core components of its 4G Long Term
    Evolution (LTE) network while also improving visibility into the
    configuration of its fixed network.
--  With the deployment, LG U+ focused on improving network equipment data
    integrity in terms of monitoring, managing and resolving network
    failures in its 4G LTE network. As a result, LG U+ improved its
    network configuration inventory accuracy rate to 99.9% and
    significantly reduced its failure-prevention and management costs.
--  With this upgrade, LG U+ also expanded its network modeling
    capabilities to include connectivity and support for collection of
    network topology information through the system's management capacity
--  LG U+ initially deployed its Network Resource Management System based
    on Oracle Communications solutions to integrate the management of
    network equipment distributed across the country of South Korea in
    April 2010.


Supporting Quotes

--  "With the world's first nationwide LTE network deployment, 43 percent
    of LG U+ subscribers are using LTE, which is the largest share of LTE
    subscribers among the communications service providers in the world.
    LG U+ adopted Oracle Communications Network Resource Management
    solution because it helped provide us with the reliable operations and
    services we needed, as well as supported the LTE network deployment,
    which enabled us to quickly improve network reliability," said Park
    Song-chul, vice president, NW technology unit, LG U+. "LG U+ is
    working to bring its customers a more advanced network and improved
    component quality, combined with relevant systems, to maintain a
    competitive edge in this highly regulated market."
--  "Oracle Communications Network Resource Management enables
    communications service providers to plan, build, optimize and
    transform their networks to achieve efficient and profitable network
    growth," said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general
    manager, Oracle Communications. "Through this upgrade, we continue to
    work closely with LG U+ as it converges its fixed and mobile networks
    to increase the visibility and data accuracy of its network


Supporting Resources

--  Oracle Communications Network Resource Management Solution
--  Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management
--  Oracle Communications Network Integrity
--  Oracle Communications
--  Oracle Communications on YouTube
--  Oracle Communications on Diigo
--  Oracle Communications on Facebook
--  Oracle Communications on Twitter
--  Oracle Communications on LinkedIn


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    About LG U+
 LG U+ is a total telecommunication service provider formed
by the merger of three companies, LG Telecom, LG Dacom and LG Powercomm
in 2010. LG U+ pursues Korea's first nationwide 4G LTE and completion of
All-IP network. LG U+'s New Vision is to be the World's best in "Beyond


Sook Choi 
Oracle Korea 

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