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Deutsche Telekom uses Rohde & Schwarz solution to verify LTE and LTE-Advanced user equipment

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Deutsche Telekom uses Rohde & Schwarz solution to verify LTE and LTE-Advanced user equipment

Deutsche Telekom is using the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester with the R&S CMWcards graphical user interface (GUI) to support the rollout of current LTE Advanced features in its network.

Munich, July 7, 2015 – Deutsche Telekom has decided in favor of the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester with the R&S CMWcards GUI to verify LTE user equipment. The company’s main focus is on the integration of protocol software and end to end tests for LTE and LTE Advanced.

The R&S CMW500 and R&S CMWcards make it possible to simulate complex network configurations in the lab. They also enable mobile communications providers like Deutsche Telekom to use predefined test scenarios to verify all current LTE features on mobile user equipment. This paves the way for the rollout of LTE telephony services (IMS VoLTE), LTE Rel.10 carrier aggregation, and security related features such as the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS).

The Rohde & Schwarz solution allows Deutsche Telekom to verify mobile user equipment throughout the entire mobile ecosystem. The R&S CMW500 is the only test platform to support all common roaming, mobility and interoperability tests with technologies like WCDMA, GSM, WLAN as well as IP throughput measurements in LTE up to category 10. The unique R&S CMWcards user interface makes it easy to create graphic signaling and application tests. More than 100 predefined tests simplify the user’s job and save valuable time. This allows the telecommunications corporation to accelerate the verification and quality testing process for new smartphones and mobile user equipment.

Ralf Mehlan, Vice President Terminal Integration & Validation at Deutsche Telekom, states, “We already offer our customers the most technologically advanced mobile communications network in Europe. The Rohde & Schwarz solution will enable us to advance the rollout of LTE and LTE-Advanced and expand our strong position”.

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Customer Support Europe, Africa, Middle East: +49 89 4129 12345 customersupport@rohde-schwarz.com Customer Support North America: +1 888 TEST RSA (+1 888 837 87 72) customer.support@rsa.rohde-schwarz.com

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Customer Support Asia Pacific: +65 65 13 04 88 customersupport.asia@rohde-schwarz.com

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Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers innovative solutions in the following business fields: test and measurement, broadcast and media, secure communications, cybersecurity, radiomonitoring and radiolocation.

Founded more than 80 years ago, this independent company has an extensive sales and service network and is present in more than 70 countries. The electronics group is among the world market leaders in its established business fields. On June 30, 2014, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 9800 employees. It achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.75 billion in the 2013/2014 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany. It also has regional headquarters in Singapore and Columbia, Maryland, USA, to manage its operations in these regions.

About Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with more than 142 million mobile customers,

31 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2013). The Group provides fixed-network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has approximately 229,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenue of EUR 60.1 billion in the 2013 financial year – more than half of it outside Germany.

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