|[June 25, 2014]
Ascom Network Testing Announces the Launch of the Next Generation Test Handset with TEMS™ Unique Cellular Control Capabilities
RESTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Ascom (News - Alert) Network Testing (www.ascom.com/nt)
announced today the launch of the next generation TEMS™ Portfolio test
handset, including the cellular control capabilities unique to TEMS™
TEMS™ test handsets provide a range of capabilities, tailored to address
some of the key challenges faced by today's wireless network
deployments. TEMS™ unique cellular control capabilities eliminate the
unpredictability and inefficiency that is common in other test handset
solutions using commercial handsets. This ensures test cases are able to
accurately, consistently, and efficiently simulate subscriber behavior,
saving users of TEMS™ solutions countless engineering hours in the
deployment of 2G/3G/4G networks over the past decade.
The next generation handset is based on the latest premium smartphone
from Sony, the Xperia Z2, and the popular Qualcomm MSM8974 chipset.
Capabilities offered include unrivaled GSM cell forcing capabilities,
voice codec control, real-time LTE PCI (News - Alert) and EARFCN lockin capabilities
and more. The handset is compatible with most of the world's 2G/3G/4G
frequency bands, is dust and water protected, and builds on the trusted
performance of existing TEMS™ testing handsets based on Sony devices.
TEMS™ unique cellular control capabilities are essential for wireless
network professionals to maximize operational efficiency while growing
network capacity and ensuring subscriber quality of service", says Pär
Hultén, Ascom Network Testing Product Manager for TEMS™ Investigation.
"Through our long industry experience and strong relationship with key
partners in the industry, we have consistently been able to tailor a
range of capabilities addressing the main challenges facing mobile
network operators and their partners."
ABOUT ASCOM NETWORK TESTING
Network Testing offers the TEMS™ Portfolio, the world's most widely
used network testing, monitoring and optimization platform. Ascom
Network Testing is a division of Ascom, a global solutions provider with
comprehensive technological know-how in mission-critical wireless
communication. The company focuses on the Wireless
Solutions (an international market leader for high-value,
customer-specific on-site communication solutions and workflow
optimization) and Network
Testing (a global market leader in testing, monitoring, post
processing, and performance optimization for mobile networks) divisions.
The Ascom Group is headquartered in Switzerland, has subsidiaries in 17
countries, business activities in more than 130 countries, and employs
around 1,600 people worldwide. Ascom registered shares (ASCN) are listed
on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.
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