Case Study

Global telco saved 20% on deployment costs with cost-effective 5G RAN design services

As mobile network operators race to implement new services, this international wireless provider needed help designing and implementing a state-of-the-art 5G RAN in a major U.S. city. After a thorough needs analysis and design effort, the company implemented the network ahead of schedule and saved 20% on deployment costs.


This US Tier 1 telecommunications company is considered a pioneer in the industry after implementing an innovative operations model that helps keep costs low and customer service high. The company serves nearly 117 million customers and generates approximately US$78 billion annually.


Planning a 5G RAN in a tier 1 U.S. market

The client needed help planning a 5G radio access network (RAN) that could be implemented rapidly with a cost-effective price tag and high-quality service. The telecom company expected its network planning partner to use an Agile deployment approach as well as various scaling methods.


Designing a state-of-the-art 5G network using the most innovative technologies

After assembling a team of radio frequency (RF) experts, UST designed a cost-effective RAN with:


Saving 20% on network deployment costs

With a comprehensive 5G RAN design vetted by our proprietary mPulse platform, a multi-technology, vendor-agnostic analysis, and reporting tool, the telecom company deployed the new network much faster than initially anticipated. The accurate propagation model and optimal design resulted in 20% cost savings across capital and operating costs.