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Language: English
Trainer: Arnd Sibila, Peter Busch, Magnus Hylen
Guest speakers: Dr. Kashif Mahmood and Dr. Ole Grøndalen - Telenor

Mobile Network Testing webinar

Efficient 5G field measurements with Mobile Network Testing solutions from Rohde & Schwarz

5G network deployment is happening around the world and the time to test is now. The next generation of mobile networks introduces a shift towards application-focused technology with the flexibility to cover a range use new use cases, bringing new test challenges.

We are very pleased to include a presentation on the practical challenges of 5G field measurement from Dr Kashif Mahmood and Dr Ole Grøndalen of Telenor.

If you have any questions please contact us.


This free-of-charge, on-line seminar comprises a series of technical presentations on 5G network testing applications with a chance to ask questions, witness demos and see real measurement data. The following topics will be covered:

  • 5G Technology overview
  • Interference hunting in 5G networks
  • 5G Site acceptance
  • 5G Optimization analytics
  • First results from commercial 5G networks
  • 5G benchmarking
Mobile Network Testing - Installation and Maintenance

Who should attend?

  • Mobile Network Operators
  • Mobile Network Service Companies
  • Network Infrastructure Vendors
  • Engineering and development personnel
  • Regulators and Authorities


Time Subject Speaker
09:00-09:10 Introduction Juha Laukkanen
09:10-09:40 5G Technology introduction
  • 5G vs 4G: differences and challenges
Arnd Sibila
09:40-10:10 5G spectrum clearance and interference hunting Peter Busch
10:10-10:20 Break (10min)
10:20-10:50 5G site acceptance and troubleshooting
  • UE/ scanner troubleshooting features + reports + EMF
  • Examples of real site testing
Peter Busch
10:50-11:20 Measurements from 5G mmWave Dr. Kashif Mahmood, Telenor
Dr. Ole Grøndalen, Telenor
11:20-12:20 Lunch (1h)
12:20-12:40 5G Optimization Analytics
  • 5G troubleshooting insights with UE and Scanner data
Magnus Hylen
12:40-13:10 First performance results from commercial 5G non-standalone networks
  • Analysing coverage, access and mobility for the EN-DC dual connectivity operation mode
  • QoS benefits with the 5G network layer
Magnus Hylen
13:10-13:40 5G Benchmarking using QoE Analytics
  • Network Performance Score reports and examples
Arnd Sibila
13:40-14:00 Q/A sessions


Mr. Peter Busch

Mr. Peter Busch

Peter Busch has been working in the field of RF test & measurement for 24 years and has been involved in mobile network optimization from the beginning.

He started his career as a service and application engineer in the German Rohde & Schwarz sales organization and then moved on to work in the Rohde & Schwarz system department, handling production test systems for mobile network equipment. He was also responsible for sales in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Peter holds a graduate engineering degree in communications technology from the Hamburg University of Applied Science.

Mr. Magnus Hylen

Mr. Magnus Hylen

Magnus Hylén is Technology Product Manager for Mobile Network Testing with focus on testing of new technologies such 5G NR, V2X and IoT.

He has been exploring mobile network technologies throughout his professional life – from first generation automatic analogue voice networks to today’s 4G and 5G multimedia networks. Magnus joined SwissQual AG and Rohde & Schwarz as Product Manager 13 years ago. SwissQual AG is a pioneer in mobile network and service benchmarking founded in 2000 that since 2012 is part of the Rohde & Schwarz electronics group. Prior to that, he worked 16 years with Radio Network development at Sweden's leading mobile operator TeliaSonera. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Mr. Arnd Sibila

Mr. Arnd Sibila

Arnd Sibila joined Rohde & Schwarz in 2012 as Technology Marketing Manager for Wireless Technologies and led the Infrastructure Global Key Account Manager group. Since 2016, he has focused on Technology Marketing for the Mobile Network Testing market segment.

Previously, Arnd gained 21 years of experience at Siemens Communications and Nokia Siemens Networks where he held various technical and management positions in the field of Wireless Communication Systems and Mobile Networks Product Lifecycle (Product Management, Product Line Management, System Architecture, CTO, Business Development, Portfolio Management and Product Qualification) covering nearly all wireless technologies (LTE-Advanced, LTE, WCDMA/HSPA, WiMAX, WiFi, etc.).

Dr. Kashif Mahmood

Dr. Kashif Mahmood, Telenor - Guest speaker

Dr. Kashif Mahmood is a Senior Research Scientist with Telenor Research, Norway.

He received his Master’s degree from GIK Institute, Pakistan and Ph.D. degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. Kashif has contributed to a number of European research projects. He is the technical manager of FUDGE-5G project ( and deputy technical manager of 5G-VINNI project ( His current research interests include design of next-generation network architecture and performance analysis of wireless networks. Dr. Mahmood is a recipient of the "Youth Award" in Science in Technology from the Government of Pakistan and "Excellence Award" from the National Engineering and Scientific Commission, Pakistan.

Dr. Ole Grøndalen

Dr. Ole Grøndalen, Telenor - Guest speaker

Dr. Ole Grøndalen is a Senior Research Scientist at Telenor Research.

He received a Master of Science degree in physics from the University of Oslo in 1987 and a dr.philos. degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2019. His research covers satellite and terrestrial broadcasting systems, broadband wireless access systems and mobile radio technologies. He has participated in standardization activities within the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), IEEE and WiMAX Forum. He has published more than 30 conference and journal papers. His current interests include interference control in heterogeneous networks and use of mm-wave frequencies in mobile networks.