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Contela Integrates Symmetricom SoftClock into Small Cell Solution
[November 14, 2012]

Contela Integrates Symmetricom SoftClock into Small Cell Solution

SAN JOSE, Calif. and SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, and Contela, Inc., the leading provider for small cell coverage devices for telecommunication carriers, today announced the integration of the Symmetricom SoftClock into Contela's small cell solution. Contela also joins Symmetricom's SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program supporting the small cells category.

(Logo: Contela worked closely with Symmetricom on integrating the ROSA-P (Rosalind public type) and ROSA-H (Rosalind home type) 4G LTE enterprise and residential femtocell devices with the LTE FDD standard. During the integration process, Contela's femtocell portfolio was shown to be capable of maintaining precise and constant synchronization using Symmetricom's SoftClock client software.

"Contela has had successful commercial experience with 3G/WCDMA small cell deployments and that has a lot to do with our leading small cell products that have integrated Symmetricom's NTP Client software with packet-based synchronization solutions," said Mr. Young-Kyu Kim, general manager of Contela. "The SCr/SCe NTP/ PTP and sGPS SoftClock from Symmetricom was selected for its quality to support Contela's 3G and 4G offerings." A recent report by NDP In-Stat predicts that the sale of small cell devices will hit $14 billion in retail value by 2015, due to increasing demand for mobile data services. This surge in mobile data services is placing an increasingly high level of stress on mobile networks that were not originally designed to anticipate intensive voice traffic.

"Precise timing is an essential element of successful small cell network deployments to support LTE networks," said Manish Gupta, vice president of marketing and business development at Symmetricom. "We welcome Contela to the SyncWorld Ecosystem Program and look forward to more successful small cell deployments with our partners." To find out more about how Symmetricom supports backhaul, download the white paper, "Synchronization for Next Generation Networks - The PTP Telecom Profile":

For more information on Symmetricom's SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program, visit:

About Contela, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Contela is a leading small cell company providing 3G and LTE end-to-end small cell solution including Small Cell AP, Small Cell Gateway and Management System for home, public, and enterprise deployment. Based on the verified experiences of providing commercial services and products over the years, Contela launched the world's first data-only small cell service with its Data Small Cell in Korea successfully deployed by SK Telecom. For more information, visit:

About Symmetricom, Inc.

Symmetricom (NASDAQ:SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is the recipient of the following 2012 awards: Frost & Sullivan Global Technology Innovation Award, Best Carrier Ethernet Core Product at Carrier Ethernet World Congress and GNSS Leadership Product Award. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: or join the dialogue at

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