The Key Features of roamnest
RoamNest is tool to help with network testing to the roaming testers. You can perform basic data, SMS and Call tests. From log analyses you can proof CSFB and switch of the RAT from LTE to 3g or 2g during data transfer. For more analyzes you can send your log via e-mail and analyze it on your computer.
Call, USSD and CSFB
RoamNest log will tell you when is radio access changed form LTE, 3g or 2g. It is important to see how fast is return to the LTE for example during CSFB testing. Other option how to invoke CSFB is to use USSD code you will just simply type it instead of callied number.
Download and upload speed is tested towards server in the internet. For speed testing purpose it is possible to create your own test site. For detail, please check server section.
Ping shows you if certain host is reachable. You can use IP address or DNS name of the host. There are both IPv4 as well as IPv6.
SMS test alows you to send SMS using default or user defined SMSC. Log contains information regarding MO (Mobile originated) MT (Mobile terminated) phase. In MT phase you can see SMSC address of the SMS centre used for the delivery of the message.
In case you would like to create your own server side for speed test purposes there is the RoamNest-server.tar archive.
There islink for download original application. Last version download
Roamnest has been tested on various phone types and on all models basic functionalities are working. There is subset of phones where you can use terminalinfo and set Radio Access Type. Below you can see some devices where test for phone info has been performed. Regarding requirements there are not any special ones. You can use phone with stock firmware. RoamNest runs on the devices with Google Android 4.3 and higher including Android 7.0.
|Google Nexus 5 (LG nexus d821)||Working|
|Sony Z1 Compact||Working|
|Sony Z3 Compact||Working|
|Sony M4 Aqua||Working|
|Sony Xperia X||Working|
|Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact||Working|
|Samsung S4 mini||Not Working|
|Samsung S5||Not Working|
Part of the phone diagnostic software. Availability of phone info depends on phone implementaion.
On the phone where is phone info available you can select RAT.
Setup of the testing enviroment. Set your test server, SMSC when you use other then default one and more.
This selection allows you to invoke call or USSD request.
Link to network selection and APN settings for easy settings changes.
For each test SMS you can change default SMSC to custom one.
There is option to create your own test server. Just download tar file below and upload extracted files to your own test server. In the RoamNest application replace in settings option test server address to the yours server. Reason to create your server is to be sure, that for speed testing you are using server with proper location, server load and connectivity. It will helps you to reach more accurate measurements from yours PGW or GGSN.
Server files download: RoamNest-server.tar
There is list of the files used for the download test. You can replace them by your files at your own server.