Spirent addresses in-home Wi-Fi performance with assurance solution

Spirent is helping service providers automate installation and troubleshooting of Wi-Fi services in-home Wi-Fi with its Tech-X Flex (Flex) Wi-Fi In-Home Test Suite. Available in release 6.50 of Spirent's Flex In-Home Service Assurance System, Tech-X Flex can certify the quality and performance of new installations and to automate complex troubleshooting processes, leading to fewer service calls and truck rolls, reduced on-site troubleshooting time and improved customer satisfaction.

The Wi-Fi In-Home Test Suite provides a large set of Wi-Fi testing capabilities, enabling technicians to verify the quality of the Wi-Fi interface, view connected devices, identify rogue clients and select optimal channels in environments with congestion or excessive interference. Additionally, the Wi-Fi Test Suite enables service providers to identify non-802.11 interference including the ability to isolate highly-problematic sporadic interference. In a single handheld solution Wi-Fi In-Home Test Suite integrates seamlessly with MoCA and Ethernet Test Suites for Flex. The combined test suites include video and data service quality tests as well as Wi-Fi, MoCA and Ethernet network performance tests. In addition, the test suites help address the need to learn complex home networking technologies on the job by providing automated step-by-step guidance for tests, ensuring methods and procedures are followed consistently. Release

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