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Specialist ,RF Planning & Optimisation
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29 Ashafa Tijani Street, Ifako-Gbagada, Lagos.
University of Lagos, Lagos, Lagos state, Nigeria
Masters in Project Management In view
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
B.E. in Electrical/Electronics 2001
For Celtel Nigeria March 2005 – present
Specialist –Radio Network Planning and Optimization
• Planning of individual sites for coverage and capacity purposes using ASSET/Planet Ev (both indoor and outdoor), Capacity planning sheet and subsequent technical site survey for new site.
• BSS feature Optimization of a GSM 900 and 1800 MHZ Ericsson network through parameter standardization at site and cell level using the OSS tools like CNA, RNO, OPTIMA and BUSINESS OBJECT as well.
• Trouble shooting Quality problems on the radio network using statistics and drive test using TEMS.
• Analyze drive test log files for the whole network by effective use of ACTIX.
• Step by step Neighbor Optimization.
• Investigating quality problems end to end.
• Preparation of Data Transcript for new site implementation.
• Using MAPINFO to ascertain important regional coverage.
• Network performance monitoring using Optima.
• Coverage,interference,traffic and capacity predictions using ASSET3g and Planet EV
• Automatic and manual frequency planning, trials and implementation of various hopping schemes for optimal radio network performance.
• Preparation of Optimization check list for new Approved sites.
• Meeting the KPI's of the project. (Retainability, Accessibility, Coverage and Voice quality) for the expanded cells.
• Parameter configuration of new sites.
• Investigate potential optimization functionality (e.g., DTX, Power control, Traffic Management features).
• Global Parameters Review and Changes for sites.
• Report generation of network status and performance.
• Customer Care Support, (Relationship management, co-ordination and handling and investigating of RF Network related fault reports)
• Propose solutions to the optimization- and operating & maintenance team
• Specify corrective actions to maximize radio coverage by specifying antenna height, azimuth, angle, and/or equipment grade, software fix, power budgets(link budget analysis), up-link/down-link path balance and, antenna tilt
• Participation on the Design and implementation of GPRS
• Radio network design and dimensioning: Downgrade and Upgrade of sites.
• Conducted audits on the network and recommended parameter changes.
• Planning & dimensioning of new nodes viz. BSCs, TRCs & MSCs to support network rollout.
• Implementation, Dimensioning & Optimization of various