Leading Testing and Certification Laboratory Extends LTE Testing Services
Malaga, Spain, November 16th, 2010 — AT4 wireless, a leading testing and certification laboratory, announces that it has launched a pre-certification testing service for LTE devices. By extending its laboratories’ LTE expertise, AT4 wireless now offers LTE device manufacturers the ability to test against critical industry-standard or operator-specific test plans prior to submitting their devices for formal certification.
Using market-leading LTE device testing solutions developed by AT4 wireless, AT4 wireless’s laboratory in Taipei, Taiwan is able to ensure that devices are thoroughly pre-tested to industry-standard requirements. A partnership with Spirent Communications also enables the laboratory to offer pre-testing to the open access and proprietary certification requirements of the leading North American operators deploying LTE. This will help to assure high levels of device quality, performance and optimization, as well as to expedite the operator device certification process.
“These pre-testing services allow us to offer manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region the assurance that their LTE devices are ready for industry-standard certification, or for certification by leading North-American operators. Our pre-testing services will play an important role in supporting the device certification cycle; they can help with early detection of faults, speed time to market and reduce overall development costs” said Andrés Moreno, Sales and Marketing Director at AT4 wireless. “Following on from the recent announcement that AT4 wireless has become the first accredited LTE testing laboratory in Taiwan, this new support for the test plans of leading LTE network operators strengthens our objective to become the leading LTE reference test lab for the industry”.
“Since LTE is still relatively early in the technology cycle, it is extremely valuable for device manufacturers to have access to a pre-testing service in their region that can help to ensure the stability and optimization of their devices. The new AT4 wireless pre-testing service offers advanced testing expertise to help identify and resolve device issues prior to submission for formal industry or operator certification, reducing risk and time to market” said Hesham ElHamahmy, Vice President of Spirent Communications’ Wireless Division. “We will continue to work with AT4 Wireless laboratories to introduce additional market-leading innovations in LTE testing services“.
About Spirent Communications
Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT), a global leader in test & measurement offers an extensive portfolio of solutions to test data centers, high-speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, network security, and global navigation satellite systems.
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About AT4 wireless
AT4 wireless is a leading test equipment manufacturer, specialized in wireless and cellular technologies. Its product line includes test equipment for Bluetooth®, RFID, NFC, Mobile WiMAX™, 2G (GSM, GPRS and EDGE) and 3G (UMTS, HSPA+ and LTE™) cellular communications.
AT4 wireless laboratories cover world class services for conformance, regulatory and interoperability testing as well as field trials and worldwide compliance and type approval consulting, offering a truly one-stop service for the certification of telecommunication devices.
AT4 wireless was founded in 1991, has more than 350 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Malaga, Spain, AT4 wireless has locations in the United States and Taiwan, providing support to its customers in these geographic regions.
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