Anite Enables Public Safety Vendors to Perform Drive Test Measurements of Band 14 LTE Networks to Improve the Quality of Mission-critical Voice and Data Services

OULU, Finland, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Anite and Elektrobit ("EB") successfully test interoperability between Elektrobit's EB Specialized Device Platform and Anite's Nemo Outdoor drive test solution  

Anite, a global leader in wireless network testing technology, today announced that Anite and EB, a company specialized in demanding embedded software and hardware solutions for the automotive industry and wireless technologies, have successfully demonstrated interoperability between Anite's Nemo Outdoor drive test solution and Elektrobit's EB Specialized Device Platform (SDP). This collaboration will strengthen both companies' product capabilities targeted to the Public Safety market.

Support for new LTE Band 14-capable devices and chipsets, including EB's SDP, has been developed to complement the existing support in Anite's laptop-based drive test tool, Nemo Outdoor and Nemo FSR1 frequency scanner. Anite's Nemo tools have been used for the last ten years on the European public safety network, TETRA, ensuring that the networks work as intended and provide a high quality of experience for demanding end-users.

"New LTE networks are increasingly being designed for specific purposes, such as Public Safety, Security, and Industrial applications. These networks are often interlinked with legacy systems using configurations and custom applications that require advanced testing capabilities. Anite's collaborative engagement with EB is an investment in the future and enables our customers to thoroughly test their network and applications before launch, thereby saving time and money", says Kai Ojala, CTO at Anite's Network Testing business.

"Our customers and partners, including world-leading system integrators, service providers and OEMs, often need to test their purpose-built LTE systems in the field. With Anite we have built a solution that not only does the job, but does it extremely well and provides immediate results that benefit the whole LTE Band 14 ecosystem", says Jani Lyrintzis, Vice President of EB's Wireless Business Segment Development and Sales in the US.

Anite's Nemo Outdoor drive test solution and EB's SDP joint demonstrations are now available for selected Public Safety customers. For more information, please contact nemo.sales@anite.com.

About Anite 

Anite plc is one of the world's leading providers of software and solutions to the international wireless market, supplying major device, chipset and network equipment manufacturers, mobile operators and test houses. It provides mobile device, infrastructure and network testing systems based on its specialist sector knowledge and on its proprietary software and hardware products.

Its 400+ staff work from headquarters in the UK and from offices in 16 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

Anite's Network Testing business provides cutting-edge network measurement systems and solutions globally under the Nemo brand to a wide range of customers including mobile operators, network equipment manufacturers, service contractors and regulatory bodies in over 100 countries. Anite provides one of the strongest and most versatile ranges of LTE network testing products to ensure a consistently high quality of service for mobile device users.

For more information, please visit the company's web site: http://www.anite.com/nemo.

About Elektrobit (EB) 

EB creates advanced technology and turns it into enriching end-user experiences. EB is specialized in demanding embedded software and hardware solutions for wireless and automotive industries. The net sales in 2013 totalled EUR 199.3 million and operating profit was EUR 8.1 million. Elektrobit Corporation is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

EB Specialized Device Platform 

EB is a forerunner in the development of LTE devices for public safety, security and other professional markets via its Specialized Device Platform (SDP). The SDP platform consists of form factor hardware and software configurations that can be tailored to customer requirements. Reference devices, including H3 smart phone and M1 module supporting LTE Band 14 are available today for lab and field testing.

For more information please visit EB's website: http://www.elektrobit.com.


SOURCE Anite Network Testing




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