AirHop Wins Small Cell Forum Award for HetNet Software and Services

AirHop Wins Small Cell Forum Award for HetNet Software and Services

AirHop Wins Small Cell Forum Award for HetNet Software and Services

eSON360 Analytics Delivers HetNet Performance Insight in Commercial Trial

SAN DIEGO, CA – June 5, 2018 – The Small Cell Forum (SCF) has recognized AirHop Communications, Inc. (AirHop) for its innovation in HetNet Management and Automation with its advanced fast data analytics platform – eSON360 Analytics. The award for the HetNet Software and Services was presented to AirHop at the Small Cell World Summit on May 22 in London.

eSON360 Analytics is a carrier-class fast data platform that enables Self-Organized Network (SON) analytics for performance insight across Heterogeneous Networks (HetNets).  The platform ingests a broad set of information across operator multi-vendor networks, providing both deep historical data and timely information to deliver impacting network performance insight and optimization.

The award acknowledges AirHop’s innovation in fast data analytics targeting this deeper Radio Access Network (RAN) insight and optimization and its specific application in a commercial trial analysing a major metro coverage area for a wireless operator in APAC.   The trial results illustrated examples of unique insight to utilized capacity on the network and highlighted influencing factors that are driving network access failures.

“Airhop – a proven pioneer in SON – has now taken SON to the next level for HetNets with its Automated Load Management and Optimization platform,” stated Sue Rudd of Strategy Analytics and SCF Category Judge.

“We are excited to receive this award especially among the impressive list of finalist,” stated Joe Thome, VP Business Development of AirHop Communications. “The results from the commercial trials of eSON360 Analytics have uncovered unique insight enabling operators to quickly identify root causes for performance issues. On the heels of the first large scale real-time SON deployment with AirHop’s eSON software, eSON360 Analytics offers operators even more possibilities for network automation through data analytics, delivering deep operational insight and prescriptive machine learning solutions.”

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About AirHop Communications

AirHop is a leader in Self-Organizing Network (SON) solutions for dynamic network resource optimization and QoS/QoE management of heterogeneous wireless networks. AirHop is the first company to combine real-time SON features with traditional SON functionality. AirHop’s eSON and eSON360 Analytics fast data solutions are backed by a comprehensive portfolio of patents delivering flexible virtualized deployment, scalable software and algorithms, comprehensive APIs for multi-vendor support, and readiness to extend support into new technologies such as cloud-RAN and NFV. AirHop is privately held and based in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit


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