High subscriber penetration rates and competition in advanced wireless markets are forcing operators to strive for CAPEX and OPEX efficiencies. As an organization, Mentum’s unique value proposition is tied to the propagation accuracy its simulation tools deliver. Delivering an accurate world model for planning and optimization networks lets engineers deliver changes on the on-air network that improve coverage and performance. Furthermore, an accurate planning tool means that the initial network design will be of quality and will require substantially less post-deployment optimization. This leads to ongoing savings and translates into improved operational efficiency.
Mentum’s product offering includes Mentum Planet, an industry standard for RF planning software that traces its roots back to the first planning tool: MSI’s Planet. Now on the fifth generation platform, Mentum Planet supports 4G technologies such as LTE and WiMAX. Of course, it also addresses the evolutionary paths to these technologies.
Mentum Ellipse offers an enterprise-grade transmission planning solution that helps ensure that backhaul requirements will be adequately addressed by today’s advanced networks. Whether assessing ROI for one transmission strategy over another (e.g., leased lines vs. microwave) or simple microwave link design, Mentum Ellipse provides the tools any transmission/microwave engineer needs to get the job done.
Mentum CellPlanner is an advanced tool for designing, planning, and optimizing 2G, 2.5G, 2.75G, 3G, and LTE networks. It provides superior planning and optimization capabilities to save time and money during network deployment. Providing full support for voice and data services in WCDMA, GSM, WiMAX, and LTE, Mentum CellPlanner meets the needs of today’s complex radio networks. It can be used in all phases of a radio network’s lifecycle, from early planning to the most complex optimization.
Mentum LinkPlanner is an advanced, feature-rich PC tool for Microwave Network planning. Mentum LinkPlanner supports integrated planning, optimization, and management of short- and long-haul links as well as the integrated planning of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint networks. The main challenge is to design and build a network with the desired Quality and Availability while both controlling rollout costs and ensuring easy expansion of the network in the future. Mentum LinkPlanner is designed to assist the transmission engineer in this complex task.
Our newest product line takes our industry-leading propagation applications to the next level. Mentum Fusion delivers server-based applications that automate engineering workflows associated with the management of wireless networks. As a first step towards the self-organizing networks (SON) specified by the 3GPP, Mentum Fusion represents the future of planning and optimizing wireless networks. By automating and streamlining existing processes, Mentum Fusion offers a new era of possibilities for operators that are interested in improving their operational efficiency while maintaining customer satisfaction.