Rohde & Schwarz and w2bi, Inc. Partner to Provide Certification Testing Solutions for LTE Devices Globally
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Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co
Press release date: September 14, 2010
Columbia, MD - Rohde & Schwarz and W2bi, Inc. agreed today on a partnership that will provide automated device testing solutions for 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks. Rohde & Schwarz test platform in integration with w2bi's automated test software for operator specific test plans will address the certification needs of mobile operators, device OEMs and independent labs globally.
Today's announcement brings expanded choices of device certification solutions to mobile operators, OEMs and independent labs. The scope of the test automated solutions covers operator specific test needs and centers on R&S CMW500 as a platform for LTE, CDMA and InterRAT network emulation utilizing w2bi Q-GENERICŪ software as the platform for automated device testing. This integrated test automation solution brings together many test components including device control, R&S CMW500, IMS and Application Servers, as well as other instruments.
The successful adoption of LTE requires that the devices adhere to strict quality standards and both the companies are committed to enabling mobile operators and OEMs to deliver fully compliant quality tested 4G mobile devices to the marketplace on time. This partnership builds on the strengths of the two companies and integrates leading R&S instruments with proven w2bi test automation products presenting to test engineers a convenient and friendly UI to a multi-instrument test environment. For more information on the OTADM suite with R&S CMW500 LTE emulation please visit w2bi.com/OTADM.html.
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Rohde & Schwarz Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics. It is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, radiomonitoring and radiolocation, as well as secure communications. Established more than 75 years ago, Rohde & Schwarz has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries. It has approx. 7400 employees and achieved a net revenue of Euros 1.2 billion (US$ 1.7 billion) in fiscal year 2008/2009 (July 2008 to June 2009). Company headquarters are in Munich, Germany.
W2bi, Inc. w2bi, Inc (Wireless to Business Integration) headquartered in New Jersey, develops innovative software solutions focusing on wireless communications. w2bi's product portfolio includes solutions for automated device testing for wireless service providers, handset and chip manufacturers, mobile device management and enhanced features for service providers customer support organizations. Since 1997, w2bi has been deploying solutions globally addressing the needs of service providers, OEMs and enterprises.
QGENERICŪ is a registered trademark of w2bi, Inc.
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