LTE Signaling, Troubleshooting and Performance Measurement

NETSCOUT Engineering Experts Write Update of Technical Book for 4th Generation of Mobile Computing and Beyond

WESTFORD, Mass. – 3. Februar 2016 – NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT) today announced two engineering experts have written LTE Signaling: Troubleshooting and Optimization, 2nd edition, and the published book is now available in the United States and Europe. Berlin-based authors Ralf Kreher, principal engineer, and Karsten Gaenger, product line manager, geolocation, co-wrote both editions of the book.

The book describes the LTE signaling protocols and procedures for the 4th generation of mobile communications, plus the most crucial key performance indicators (KPIs) to be measured during field trials and deployment phase of new LTE networks. Explained down to the bit and byte level, the authors use real lab and field trial traces and provide real-life signaling examples to explain normal signaling procedures and failure causes. Readers will also learn how to optimize the network during early deployment stages.

Kreher, who has also penned books about UMTS signaling, said: “There is no book on the market that explains LTE signaling procedure down to the bit and byte level, like we have done with this book. In particular, the abnormal network behavior and root cause analysis of problems related to signaling procedures is not found in any other publication.”

Gaenger added that the book will be beneficial to “engineers with mobile network operators, network equipment manufacturers, measurement equipment manufacturers, consulting and training companies and others. We kept all these audiences in mind when we wrote it, particularly with our focus on including real-life network examples and explaining how things really work.”

The book is available through publishers Wiley and through other major retailers, including Barnes & Noble and regional Amazon sites.


NETSCOUT will exhibit at MWC 2016, Hall 1, stand 1C40, in Barcelona Feb. 22-25.

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