Anite Accelerates Development of LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation Capable Devices

FLEET, England -

Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that together with HiSilicon it has verified Release 10 LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) protocols in HiSilicon's newly developed LTE-A chipset.

Anite's early availability of key features within its testing solutions has enabled the industry to develop LTE-A products in line with market requirements. The Anite solution was used to verify HiSilicon's new chipset Balong720, which is the world's first LTE Cat6 platform supporting 20 MHz + 20 MHz Carrier Aggregation (CA). The close collaboration has resulted in the verification of new 3GPP RAN5 LTE-A CA protocol conformance test cases, using Anite's Conformance Toolset - a market-leading protocol conformance and performance testing solution. LTE-A CA provides end-users with superior data rates through combining spectrum resources.

Anite has achieved a number of key industry milestones over the years, such as the first TD-LTE test case verification submissions to 3GPP RAN5 in May 2010 and the industry-first TD-LTE CA test case submissions in July 2013. To date, more than half of all TD-LTE test case verification submissions to 3GPP RAN5 have been provided by Anite using Hisilicon product.

'Anite's close collaboration with Hisilicon has played an important role in advancing key features of LTE technology,' says Paul Beaver, Products Director at Anite. He continues, 'This underlines Anite's leadership position as a driving force behind the development of 3GPP RAN5 test cases and their subsequent inclusion in the device certification requirements of the Global Certification Forum (GCF).'

About Anite

Anite provides a comprehensive range of critical IT solutions to the Wireless and Travel sectors across the globe. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Anite develops and implements software as well as provides consultancy, systems integration and managed services to ensure that our customers operate effectively and securely. By using the latest technologies to deliver quality and cost-effective solutions, Anite meets customers' specific requirements and realises tangible results for its clients.

Anite offers industry leading device and network test solutions for an enhanced end-user experience. Its rigorous and intuitive test solutions accelerate new device launches and ensure optimised network performance. As a global market leader with over 20 years' experience, Anite provides cutting-edge technology to a wide range of customers including device, chipset and network equipment manufacturers, mobile operators and test houses. Anite's key partners rely on its expertise and highly flexible, reliable test solutions.

Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 16 countries across Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit


HiSilicon Technologies is a leading chipset solution provider for wireless terminal, telecom network and consumer electronics. It is headquartered in Shenzhen, China. HiSilicon chipsets are now serving more than 200 global operators in over 100 countries.

For further information, please contact:

Karolina Eklund, Anite, Tel: +44(0)1252-775245, Email:


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