Anite is the First Vendor to Achieve the GTI TD-LTE Device Test Case Validation Target

Sep 13, 2012, 02:00 ET from Anite Telecoms Ltd

FLEET, England, September 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Anite, a provider of wireless device testing solutions, has today announced it has become the first device test vendor to achieve the 80 per cent validation target for Priority-1 TD-LTE interoperability test cases for device functionality and performance in LTE Bands 38 and 40. The announcement was first made public by the Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) at its 4th Workshop earlier this year.

Achieving this landmark target is important as it underlines Anite's leading position in developing mobile operator device acceptance test cases. Anite's progress will contribute to TD-LTE device testing capability to accelerate the commercial roll-out of this technology and services. The acceptance requirements include signalling and performance tests, such as global roaming, mobility, data throughput, and power consumption, all crucial criteria to guarantee the experience of mobile device users for TD-LTE operators in GTI.

"Anite has worked in close collaboration with China Mobile for a number of years now, and has very strong links with the TD-LTE market," said Paul Beaver, Products Director at Anite's Handset Testing business. "Anite's achievement of validating 80 per cent of highest-priority TD-LTE interoperability tests was published by the taskforce led by China Mobile at the Global TD-LTE Initiative Workshop held in Hangzhou, China."

Anite also recently successfully verified the first TD-LTE/TD-SCDMA Inter-Radio Access Technology (RAT) conformance test case. This accomplishment further demonstrates Anite's leading position in TD-LTE conformance testing.

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 Telecoms offers rigorous yet simplified device testing, accelerating new devices to market. A global market leader, Anite has over 20 years of experience providing cutting-edge technology to device manufacturers, operators and test laboratories. Anite was the first company to verify LTE conformance test cases in 2009 and has consistently remained at the forefront of the handset testing industry.  Its highly flexible and reliable software solutions make Anite a key partner to the major Telecoms manufacturers and operators. With a diverse team focused on exceeding expectations, Anite draws upon worldwide expertise and is enthusiastic about the future of LTE.

Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 15 countries across Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit

About GTI

The Global TD-LTE Initiative ("GTI") is a virtual open platform to advocate cooperation among global operators to promote TD-LTE. GTI is formed to create value for stakeholders across the TD-LTE ecosystem for early adoption of the technology and convergence of TD-LTE and LTE FDD. GTI was founded by leading international mobile network operators in February 2011 to meet the demands for growing mobile broadband and explore new opportunities across industry and public segments.

For further information, please contact:

Karolina Eklund
Anite Telecoms
Tel: +44(0)1252-775245

Tim Marshall
Babel PR
Tel: +44(0)207-434-5550

SOURCE Anite Telecoms Ltd