WiMAX Forum Makes Aeroflex/AT4 Official Test Systems for Certification

Aeroflex and AT4wireless have announced that the WiMAX Forum® has designated the Aeroflex/AT4 wireless MINT223x protocol conformance test (PCT) system and AT4 wireless MINT T2110 radio conformance test (RCT) system as official test equipment for WiMAX Certification (802.16-2005). Both systems have been installed and are being actively used for WiMAX equipment certification at the first worldwide WiMAX Forum Designated Certification Laboratory which has been established on behalf of the WiMAX Forum within AT4 wireless’ comprehensive Wireless Certification & Testing Laboratory in Malaga, Spain.

“We are extremely pleased to be able to count on the WiMAX conformance test capabilities of the AT4 wireless RCT 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 make the WiMAX Certification process a reality we need to be able to draw on the extensive expertise, technical innovation and understanding of WiMAX technology of leading test equipment developers like Aeroflex and AT4 wireless.”

“The designation of our conformance test systems by the WiMAX Forum as official test equipment for WiMAX Certification is testament to our market leadership in WiMAX test,” added Paul Argent, Director of Infrastructure Products at Aeroflex Test Solutions, Wireless Division. “The early availability of quality WiMAX test equipment is crucial to the ongoing development of the WiMAX market both in terms of infrastructure and subscriber equipment and we are leading its delivery.”

About Aeroflex
Aeroflex Incorporated is a global provider of high technology solutions to the aerospace, defence, 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.

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, 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.

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