Implemented in top-tier networks across the globe, xtraAir enables operators to provide a quicker, smoother, and more reliable mobile Internet browsing, video and download experience. By applying the most advanced optimized protocols and a variety of intelligent network aware compression mechanisms, xtraAir delivers a wire-like user experience – quick, robust, and consistent.
Using patented rate control mechanisms, TCP-4TE optimization better utilizes existing bandwidth. Inline high-speed congestion detection algorithms identify congested sessions in wire-speed and optimize them based on congestion level and other policies.
Incorporating the mobile world’s most innovative and cost-effective video optimization tools, xtraAir can reduce video volume by up to 40% using as little as 20% of the hardware footprint of comporable solutions - all this while delivering visually lossless video to ensure excellent user Quality of Experience (QoE). Taking advantage of these tools, mobile operators can deliver video and other broadband services that meet the high expectations of their subscribers.
As software updates become fully automatic and frequent, they have become a real threat on overall quality of experience during peak hours. Harmony provides a way to postpone those updates until after the peak hour, thus protecting users' quality of service while allowing updates to be delivered during off-peak hours.
An average web page today contains about 100 objects, compared to no more than 20 objects only a short time ago. As web pages become more complex, containing multiple types of media including video, it becomes a necessity to combine web optimization with video optimization and acceleration improves web pages' response time, and enhance user quality of experience.