WiMAX Forum® Names AT4 Wireless/Aeroflex Conformance Test Systems as the Official Test Equipment for WiMAX Certification
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Press release date: February 13, 2008
First worldwide WiMAX Forum-designated certification laboratory to be equipped with MINT T2110 RCT and MINT T223x PCT systems
Burnham, England-February 13, 2008- Aeroflex and AT4 wireless today announced that the WiMAX Forum® has selected the Aeroflex/AT4 wireless MINT223X protocol conformance test (PCT) system and the AT4 wireless MINT T2110 radio conformance test (RCT) system to be the official test equipment for WiMAX certification (802.16-2005).The MINT 223X system was developed jointly by Aeroflex and AT4 wireless. Both systems will be used actively for WiMAX equipment certification at the first worldwide WiMAX Forum-designated certification laboratory. This lab was established on behalf of the WiMAX Forum within AT4 wireless' comprehensive wireless certification and testing facility in Malaga, Spain.
"We are extremely pleased to be able to count on the test capabilities of the AT4 wireless RCT systems and Aeroflex/AT4 wireless PCT systems in the WiMAX Forum-designated certification laboratory," said Jose de la Plaza, who is responsible for the operation of the WiMAX Forum Designated Certification Laboratory. "In order to quickly manage the WiMAX certification process, we need to draw upon the technical innovation and extensive understanding of WiMAX technology that leading test equipment developers like Aeroflex and AT4 wireless provide."
"The designation of our conformance test systems as official test equipment for WiMAX certification is a testament to our market leadership in WiMAX test," added Paul Argent, director of infrastructure products, Aeroflex Test Solutions, Wireless Division. "The early availability of quality WiMAX test equipment is crucial to the development of the market, both in terms of infrastructure and subscriber equipment-and we are leading its delivery."
Aeroflex Incorporated is a global provider of high technology solutions to the aerospace, defense, cellular and broadband communications markets. The company's diverse technologies allow it to design, develop, manufacture and market a broad range of test, measurement and microelectronic products. Aeroflex Incorporated was founded in 1937 and today has more than 2,600 employees worldwide. Additional information concerning Aeroflex Incorporated can be found on the company's website: www.aeroflex.com.
About Aeroflex Test Solutions, Wireless Division
Aeroflex Wireless offers a full range of protocol, physical layer and parametric test solutions for the cellular communications industry. Its products address infrastructure and mobile handset testing and support all stages of mobile phone and radio access network equipment development and deployment. Applications include R&D, conformance, production, installation and commissioning, field service, and network optimization. Aeroflex's wireless products test all key 2G, 2.5G and 3G wireless technologies including UMTS, cdmaOne, CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA, GSM, GPRS, and EDGE, WiMAX and LTE worldwide.
About AT4 Wireless
AT4 wireless, a global supplier of testing solutions for wireless technologies offers a one-stop-shop approach in being both the most complete Wireless Certification and Testing Laboratory in the world and a leading manufacturer of cutting-edge test and measurement equipment for telecommunication technologies. With the largest coverage in different technologies (GSM/GPRS, EDGE, W-CDMA, HSPA; LTE, WiMAX, Bluetooth(r), Wi-Fi, RFID, NFC and EPC) AT4 wireless' portfolio ranges from conformance, regulatory and interoperability testing services to test systems development, world-wide compliance services, training and consulting. AT4 wireless was founded in 1991, has more than 300 employees, 80 percent of whom are engineers and operates from its headquarter in Malaga, Spain and its US-based branch in Herndon, Va.
For more information, visit www.at4wireless.com.
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Debra Seifert McClenahan Bruer Communications (503) 546-1000 email@example.com
James E. De Broeck Aeroflex Incorporated (316) 522-4981 firstname.lastname@example.org