Agilent Technologies Wins Contract from Bureau Veritas ADT for Mobile WiMAX(TM) PCT

SINGAPORE, WiMAX Forum® Congress, April 9, 2008 - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Bureau Veritas ADT, Taiwan's leading WiMAX(TM) testing and certification company, awarded Agilent a contract for Mobile WiMAX Protocol Conformance Test (PCT). Bureau Veritas ADT provides Mobile WiMAX testing and certification services to the international community and will use Agilent's N6430A Mobile WiMAX PCT system to deliver WiMAX certification services.

"Bureau Veritas ADT was the first WiMAX certification lab to be approved in Asia," said C. J. Meurell, European Operations general manager of Agilent's WiMAX and WLAN one-box-tester products. "We're pleased that they have selected the Agilent N6430A to perform Protocol Conformance Testing. Bureau Veritas ADT's choice is a powerful endorsement of Agilent's WiMAX protocol test leadership."

Agilent's N6430A PCT solution delivers a comprehensive suite of test solutions for 802.16-2004/Cor2 D3 Mobile WiMAX PCT and development testing, from a scripting interface to a fully functional radio bearer based on the Agilent E6651A platform. The N6430A supports a significant and growing number of validated WiMAX PCT test cases. The Agilent E6651A portfolio of solutions supports multiple R&D testing needs in addition to PCT, including base-station emulation, RF parametric measurements and Radiated Performance Testing (RPT).

"We are happy to be working with Agilent as we start our Mobile WiMAX certification test program," said Tim Hong, vice president of Bureau Veritas ADT's Technical Integration Center. "Agilent's Mobile WiMAX PCT solution is the most versatile we have seen. We will be able to deploy Agilent's platform to support WiMAX PCT as well as use it for RPT testing. We will be able to deploy Agilent's platform to support WiMAX PCT as well as using it for RPT testing."

Bureau Veritas ADT was selected as a WiMAX Forum Designated Certification Laboratory in June 2007. The company will begin certifying Mobile WiMAX devices during the second quarter of 2008.

Agilent in WiMAX

A Principal Member of the WiMAX Forum ( ), Agilent Technologies is an active participant in this organization. As a world leader in test and measurement solutions, Agilent continues to be at the forefront of this emerging market, offering WiMAX design and test solutions that span the entire technology lifecycle - R&D, design verification and pre-conformance, conformance, manufacturing through network deployment, and service assurance. Information about Agilent's WiMAX design and test solutions can be found at

About Bureau Veritas ADT

Founded in 1988, Bureau Veritas ADT provides its clients with the most professional and reliable testing and certification services. Bureau Veritas ADT is a leading laboratory for a wide range of certification testing including EMC, SAFETY, RF, TELECOM, SAR, DTV, Wi-Fi and WiMAX. Bureau Veritas ADT devotes itself to building and maintaining its leading reputation and professional team, developing and innovating in new markets. Clients are provided with comprehensive services including product design consulting and testing, enabling rapid certification. Visit Bureau Veritas ADT at

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.4 billion in fiscal 2007. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at

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Janet Smith, Agilent
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Ching-I Chang, Bureau Veritas ADT
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