Symmetricom Announces SoftClock Integration with SK telesys Small Cells

SK telesys joins SyncWorld Ecosystem Program as new Small Cells Partner

May 13, 2013, 09:00 ET from Symmetricom, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., and SEOUL, South Korea, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequencytechnologies, today announced the successful design integration of its SoftClocks with small cells offered by SK telesys, the wireless system manufacturer of SK Group Korea. This enables SK telesys to join Symmetricom's SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program in the Small Cells category.


SK telesys produces and supplies repeaters that act as the core devices for telecom providers' CDMA/WCDMA services. The company's two small cell products, the SLN-FN080 and SLN-FD080, have integrated Symmetricom's SCr100 Small Cell SoftClock solution using network time protocol (NTP) signals.

"With the successful integration and induction as a Small Cells partner with Symmetricom, mobile operators can gain confidence that the various integrated components of our residential small cells solution will work at optimal performance," said Dr. IH Sohn, Director at SK telesys. "For telecom service providers, having Symmetricom's timing and synchronization element is critical, especially as they evolve to 4G/LTE networks."

Symmetricom's SyncWorld Small Cells partners offer solutions such as semiconductors, oscillators, software, test equipment and systems required to deliver an interoperable small cell solution. The SyncWorld Ecosystem Program was created to enable interoperability, integration and cooperation among such vendors to meet service providers' advanced networking requirements for precise timing and synchronization.

"With companies like SK telesys leading the pack in the residential small cells market South Korea is at the forefront of development in this field," said Manish Gupta, vice president of marketing and business development for Symmetricom. "We welcome SK telesys to the SyncWorld Ecosystem and look forward to enabling small cells deployments with our growing network of partners."

About SK telesys

SK telesys specializes in communications equipment through research, development and marketing, and produces repeaters, transmission equipment and WiBro (Mobile WiMAX), among other devices. Headquartered in South Korea, the company was founded in 1997 to provide optimized solutions to communications companies. To learn more, visit:

About Symmetricom, Inc.

Symmetricom (NASDAQ: SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure, power and metrology industries. Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: or join the dialogue at


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