Anite Leads LTE-A CA Test Case Validations at PTCRB

FLEET, England, September 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Anite's expertise enables chipset and device manufacturers to accelerate the development of LTE-A products

Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that it has achieved validation for the most number of LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) protocol test cases by the PTCRB (a wireless device certification forum led by North American mobile operators). Anite used its market-leading Conformance Toolset for protocol conformance testing to validate the greatest number of distinct LTE-A CA test cases, more than any other testing equipment vendor and in more inter-band combinations.    

Anite worked closely with leading chipset and device manufacturers from the U.S., Korea and China to develop and validate these test cases which will now become part of the PTCRB device certification requirements mandated by North American mobile operators. Anite submitted these test cases to RAN5 for verification in June this year. As a result of Anite's expertise in driving the development of LTE-A CA testing capability, device and chipset manufacturers are able to accelerate the development of LTE-A products.

LTE-A, the next stage in mobile telecommunications, will extend the features of LTE to deliver the equivalent of a high speed, fixed-line broadband experience to mobile device users. LTE-A CA enables mobile operators to achieve superior data rates through combining spectrum resources. Anite expects to validate LTE-A CA test cases for GCF (Global Certification Forum) member operators at the October 2013 GCF meeting in further FDD- and TDD-LTE bands.

"These LTE-A CA validations further underline Anite's protocol test case leadership and the strength of our collaborative relationships with leading chipset and device manufacturers", says Paul Beaver, Products Director at Anite. He continues, "Along with clear product maturity, these close collaborations enable us to continue to pioneer the development of new testing capability for cutting-edge technologies such as LTE-A and beyond.

For more information about Conformance Toolset, Anite's conformance testing solution, please visit Anite's website.

About Anite

Anite provides a comprehensive range of critical IT solutions to the Wireless and Travel sectors across the globe. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Anite develops and implements software as well as provides consultancy, systems integration and managed services to ensure that our customers operate effectively and securely. By using the latest technologies to deliver quality and cost-effective solutions, Anite meets customers' specific requirements and realises tangible results for its clients.

Anite offers industry leading device and network test solutions for an enhanced end-user experience. Its rigorous and intuitive test solutions accelerate new device launches and ensure optimised network performance. As a global market leader with over 20 years' experience, Anite provides cutting-edge technology to a wide range of customers including device, chipset and network equipment manufacturers, mobile operators and test houses. Anite's key partners rely on its expertise and highly flexible, reliable test solutions.

Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 16 countries across Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit http://www.anite.com.

For further information, please contact:

Karolina Eklund, Anite, Tel: +44(0)1252-775245, Email: karolina.eklund@anite.com

Matt Humphries, Babel PR, Tel: +44(0)207-434-5550, Email: anite@babelpr.com


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