PCTEST Lab Performs LTE 3GPP Conformance Testing

Oct 19, 2010, 06:00 ET from PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, Inc.

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, Inc. (PCTEST Lab), a premier one-stop wireless testing and certification laboratory is completely operational and providing Long Term Evolution (LTE) 3GPP Conformance testing for device manufacturers and operators.  

"PCTEST Lab now performs LTE Conformance testing encompassing the requirements for operating on the U.S. network in the 700MHz Blocks, and in the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) Bands, and the 3GPP frequency bands," explained Steve Coston, PCTEST Lab Conformance Technical Manager.  "I'm confident PCTEST's LTE conformance and performance testing solutions will help accelerate industry deployment schedules and reduce their time to market for device manufacturers and carriers worldwide."

"The acquisition of the Rohde & Schwarz TS8980 FTA System demonstrates our leadership in wireless testing and certification of mobile devices, including LTE," said PCTEST Lab President Randy Ortanez.  "PCTEST Lab is fully committed to supporting the LTE industry and maintaining our pioneering position in 4G device testing."

About PCTEST Engineering Laboratory

PCTEST Engineering Laboratory is a certified 3rd party Open Development Lab, a Safe-For-Network Lab, an approved Over-The-Air (OTA) Antenna Performance Lab, and an A-GPS test facility for major U.S. carriers.  PCTEST Lab is a leading test laboratory supporting testing and certification of mobile devices, including RF and Protocol Conformance, EMC/EMI testing, Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) testing, and Hearing-Aid Compatibility (HAC) testing.  PCTEST Lab is a lithium battery research facility and an approved lab for testing lithium-ion batteries for IEEE 1725 CTIA Certification.  Furthermore, PCTEST Lab is an ISO/IEC Guide 65 accredited Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB) for U.S.A. and Canada, and a U.S. Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) for the European Union.  PCTEST Lab is also an approved CTIA Authorized Test Lab (CATL), a CCF Authorized Test Facility (ATF), and is an ISO/IEC-17025 accredited laboratory by both U.S. NIST/NVLAP and A2LA.

For more information on PCTEST Lab's test services visit www.pctestlab.com

SOURCE PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, Inc.